Petra is an undergraduate student at Concordia University in the Art History/Studio Arts split major. Their research interests include critical examinations of the archive and institutions of memory; “North American” pop-culture and national myths; social justice in the settler-colonial state; and sustainable and ethical material practises. You can view Petra’s past work at wwww.petraholler.com.
As a Media Intern for the summer of 2019, Petra took the lead on social media, hosted and produced segments for WOOC 105.3 FM, gave media workshops to Uptown Summer youth, and photographed the Spirit of the Suffragettes Concert Series.
Have a listen to Petra’s interviews with artists, activists, and curators here:
Martha Redone, American Roots Musician and Social Justice Advocate
Dr. Gwendolyn Saul, Curator of Ethnography at the New York State Museum
Nitty Scott, Hip-Hop Artist, LGBTTIQQ2SA and Mental Health Advocate
Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, Executive Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center
OSHUN, Neo-Soul/Hip-Hop Duo and Afro-Futurist Visionaries
Mourning [A] BLKstar, Genre-Defying, Social Justice Music Collective
Colette Lemmon, Curator of Exhibitions at the Iroquois Indian Museum
Joffré Roy-Beauregard, Montréal-based bio-artist and Media Sanctuary Intern
Also check out Petra’s interview with Uptown Summer Youth, Jy’Aire Sass.