We Who Feel Differently
We Who Feel Differently, is an international arts project and online database documentary conceived by artist Carlos Motta. We Who Feel Differently presents a series of video interviews conducted in Colombia, Norway, South Korea and the United States with fifty queer individuals who discuss their personal experiences as well as their relation to and experience of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex and Questioning (LGBTIQQ) movements. The interviews open toward a myriad of questions and call for critical engagement with the prevalent tolerance-based “equality framework” that governs mainstream LGBT politics in the United States, the potential of asserting difference instead of equality as a tool for building alliances of solidarity, the positive outcomes of gender self-determination, the current status of the AIDS crisis, and the oppressive silence regarding sexuality that prevails in local and international arts institutions.
Following her work with Motta editing New York City and US interviews for online and book publication, Truax teamed up with Motta again to create the We Who Feel Differently Symposium which preceeded his New Museum Exhibition in May 2012.