OTV | Open Television is a non-profit platform for intersectional television. We incubate, distribute, and exhibit artists that commercial television networks and art institutions do not develop consistently: artists who identify with multiple identities marginalized by the market and society. OTV experiments with alternative ways to develop, produce, and exhibit art and television. Our programs center artistic expression, intersectionality, Chicago and digital networking.
Living in Chicago under the weight of debt and constant microaggressions, a queer disabled Latina and her roommate, a Black trans sex worker, struggle to survive and thrive while searching for validation.
Join us for “They Wore Flowers In Their Hair: the late night edition”. TWFITH is a showcase of nonbinary talent in Chicago with a late night vibe. There will be different acts, interviews, and a host. Acts and art will revolve around personal art and practice, and how that coincides with gender a...
Watch what happens when a group of Black trans and non-binary people get hooked on Molasses. Starring originally music by BoneReader, Zola Makeda, and Cae Monae along with vignettes of Molasses Chicago members at an impressive location.