Interview of McKenzie Wark

McKenzie Wark discusses their career as a cultural critic, journalist, academic, and author. They came of age as a radical and writer in underground counterculture scenes in Australia, moving to New York to pursue love, and becoming a professor at the New School. Wark also discusses their relationship with Kathy Acker, their recent coming outas trans, and rethinking their sexual history through trans identity.

Date of Interview:

November 30, 2021

Location of Interview:

NYPL Midtown Administrative Offices, New York City

Place of birth:

Newcastle NSW, Australia



Interviewed by

Michelle Esther O'Brien