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.
Two Queens in a Kitchen (#2QIK), a turn-to-relevance cooking show featuring Chicago’s queens and queers discussing family, home, politics, culture, and art while making a healthy snack. Season Two explores topics like the power of intersectional feminism, how to seek moments of pleasure in hostil...
Open TV founder and head of development Aymar Jean Christian and head of marketing Elijah McKinnon chat about the conception of Open TV, claiming space and the future of artistic incubation in the digital age while making a fresh avocado salad and witchy libations.
Oli Rodriguez and Felicia Holman chat about how to develop transferable skills, the power of the young mind, and how queer economies impact art and culture while making a Miami salad a fresh berry and shaved coconut salad.