Interview of Lee

Lee, a Brooklyn-based sound artist, journalist and student reflects on living outside their home country of Chile; they speak of intergenerational trauma through dictatorship, isolation in watching the Chilean protests from afar, and their early dreams that guided their move to NYC. Through both Spanish and English Lee employs the senses as well as colors and feelings to contour their experience of gender. They discuss alternativerealities made through virtual and audio landscapes that provide spaces of empathy. More broadly, they explore what self determination looks like living under Capitalism and where they go to connect to themselves and their community.

Date of Interview:

December 1, 2021

Location of Interview:

Chinatown

Place of birth:

Valpariso, Chile

Pronouns:

They/He

Interviewed by

Aviva Silverman