Interview with Kayla Altman on ‘The Politics of Being Ugly’

Kayla Altman

Kayla Altman is a Toronto artist, poet, writer, and editor. “The Politics of Being Ugly” is a collection of prose works, exploring the mundane and the bleak with a lens that is as whimsical as it is wry. My one-on-one interview with Kayla follows.

1. What is your background?

I completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at OCAD University and completed a minor in English. At the same time – really, my minor ended up having a massive influence on everything  I did during my undergrad. After OCAD I went on to complete a certificate on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), which I completed while maintaining a focus on accessibility and its alignment within arts and culture. Continue reading Interview with Kayla Altman on ‘The Politics of Being Ugly’