Khairani Barokka

Picture by Derrick Kakembo

Khairani Barokka is an Indonesian writer and artist in London. Her work has been presented widely, in 15 countries. Okka is currently Associate Artist at the National Centre for Writing, and Researcher-in-Residence and Research Fellow at UAL’s Decolonising Arts Institute. Her books include debut collection Rope (Nine Arches), Indigenous Species (Tilted Axis; Vietnamese translation, AJAR Press) and Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back (as co-editor; Nine Arches). Among her honours, she was a UNFPA Indonesian Young Leader Driving Social Change, and an NYU Tisch Departmental Fellow.

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