The Queer Cultural Centers FACEs at SOMAR Gallery, June 11 – 27, 1998 by Jeffrey Wilson Recent events have caused me to reflect on an old joke from way back in the early 1990’s that was circulating around the “art world” in the wake of the first political attacks on the NEA and its funding […]

Curator, Tirza True Latimer, features in this exhibition works by artists who use photography against the documentary grain. Their practices – which include art, performance, visual narrative, painting, sculpture, collage, inlay, montage, and video – rely on photographic technology in some phase of the creative process.

June 24, 2019
Show: 7:30pm
Eastside Arts Alliance, Oakland

Blending video, poetry, song and music, these artists tackle being In This Body. What are the obstacles to making their journey toward an integrated life? Fresh performances examine Issues of gender, queerness, love, bisexuality and the steps they will take to be entirely In This Body.
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Bec Young

Bec Young 12″x18″ screenprint. Image by Bec Young, in collaboration with Radical Action for Mountain People’s Survival.  Bec Young is a visual artist who works primarily in printmaking, paper cutting, illustration, and installation. Her practice also includes direct interactions within communities, empowering others, skill sharing, and facilitating change. Her work has been shown internationally, including […]

Erin Yoshi

Erin Yoshi 12″x18″, digital print Image by Erin Yoshi in collaboration with Asian Pacific Environmental Network. Erin Yoshi’s artwork reflects of the struggle within communities, and the paradigms of social injustice and class struggles. Yoshi rides with The Trust Your Struggle Collective (US), Few and Far (US), Choke on It (LA), and APC (Colombia), and […]

Mary Tremonte

Mary Tremonte 12″x18″, screenprint Image by Mary Tremonte in collaboration with Tar Sands Blockade. Mary Tremonte is a founding member of Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, she works with “printmaking in the expanded field,” including “printstallation”, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples. Mary has exhibited, presented lectures and workshops, and performed in Toronto, […]

Rommy Torrico

Rommy Torrico 12″x18″, digital print Image by Rommy Torrico in collaboration with Kentuckians for the Commonwealth.  Rommy is a queer, undocumented, non-white, trans artivist born in Iquique, Chile and currently residing in Naples, FL. They have been involved in the (im)migrant rights struggle for several years and infuse much of their work with personal experience […]

David Tim

David Tim 12″x18″, digital print Image by David Tim in collaboration with ClimateTruth.org. David Tim was born in Montreal, Canada. He’s a printmaker and ceramicist whose work represents the pursuit of harmony between the individual and the community. HIs wood carving explores the relationship between the public and private sphere, as well as the rhythm […]

Merideth Stern

Meredith Stern 12″x18″ screenprint Image by Meredith Stern in collaboration with Bridge the Gulf. Meredith Stern’s multifaceted practice includes printmaking, ‘zine publishing and socially engaged creative production. Meredith is a member of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and has collaborated on several large-scale art installations at the national and international levels. Her work is part of […]

Julio Salgado

Julio Salgado 12″x18″, digital print Image by Julio Salgado in collaboration with Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services. Julio Salgado is the co-founder of DreamersAdrift.com and events and project coordinator at CultureStrike. His status as an undocumented, queer artivist has fueled the contents of his illustrations, which depict key individuals and moments of the DREAM Act […]