Interview of Mountain

Mountain is a self described non-binary, gender queer, gender agnostic. They discuss learning of their hypospadias in their adulthood and the ensuing difficulties of deciding if they could claim an intersex identity. While in Philadelphia Mountain was a member of the Radical Faeries and attended traditional art school though now they engage with less rigid social groups, and their art has become more personal and experimental. Mountain shares struggles with integration into the world and sense of self, they talk about tattooing as a form of intimacy and a way to feel more at home in their body.

Date of Interview:

November 18, 2021

Location of Interview:

Aviva's Apartment, Chinatown, New York

Place of birth:

Baltimore, Maryland



Interviewed by

Aviva Silverman