1-844-NOT-Z00M (1-844-668-9006) is a hotline that invites audience members to dial-in to hear poetry, songs, or monologues from artists. With a focus on non-visual artistic content, the hotline provides an alternative to the Zoom realm with experiences that are easily accessed from your phone. The voice of 1-844-NOT-Z00M is Autumn Knight, an interdisciplinary artist working with performance, installation, and text.
Vol. 3 Contributors:
Shanekia McIntosh is a writer, poet, and performer McIntosh has read and shown her work at The New Museum Second Ward Foundation, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art’s TBA Festival, Hudson Hall, NY Live Arts, September Gallery, and more, with recent work being published in Hand Mirror, Chronogram, Apogee Journal, and The TENTH Magazine.
Kiko Soirée is a drag queen performing all over Manhattan and Brooklyn at venues like Joe’s Pub, Club Cumming, The Bell House, Ars Nova, Caroline’s, Union Hall, MoCA, Housing Works, and Caveat. Their work and quality has been described as sensual, sincere, and stupid. They’ve been named by Time Out Magazine and Paper Magazine as a rising queer performer and features in Gregory Kramer’s DOWNTOWN, a portrait documentation of downtown life in New York City. Kiko loves noodle soups, lasagna, the ocean, and cornbread.
Working across myriad disciplines, Detroit-based artist, performer, filmmaker and harpist, Ahya Simone’s practice is bound by an exploration of Black identity, aesthetics, and vulnerability. Ahya’s versatile approach to harp and vocal artistry includes classical, jazz, and soul and creates an almost mesmerizing on-stage moment. As an emerging filmmaker, Simone developed “Femme Queen Chronicles,” a web-series sponsored by the Trans Sistas of Color Project and the Detroit Narrative Agency 2.0.