Creatrix Tiara enjoys exploring ideas around arts, tech, community, identity, liminality, belonging, and social justice. http://creatrixtiara.com
Challenging traditional burlesque – plus-size Asian punk style | The Scavenger
On my involvement in the inaugural Miss Burlesque Australia pageant as the sole non-White performer in my state (and possibly the entire country).
Self-care is subversive | The Scavenger
Self-care as it relates to activist communities.
Am I genderqueer? | The Scavenger
Contemplating my gender identity as it intersects with race and nationality. This was reprinted in the newsletter for the Australian Transgender Support Association of Queensland.
You, an artist? Says who? | The Scavenger
Talking about the pointlessness of limiting the definition of "artist" to overly specific categories.
Just how useful is language policing? | The Scavenger
I express my skepticism over language policing as a primary means of activism, questioning whether the efforts translate to other actions for similar causes.
Artists can make money online – if they benefit from race and class privilege | The Scavenger
Discussing whether crowdfunding, long heralded as a funding lifesaver for artists, only really works if you come from particular social privilege.
Fat is a cultural issue | The Scavenger
Discussing how the concept of "fat" is viewed differently between cultures and countries, particularly on how I get coded as "fat" in Malaysia but not in the West.
On access, intimacy and vulnerability | The Scavenger
On how difficult it is to ask for help when you feel at your most vulnerable, due to social stigma.