Queers of the Fatosphere + BEARPAD Art Installation! Join Baruch Porras Hernandez, Rawiyah Tariq, Kevin Seaman and the art of the big sexy BEARPAD as they explore the awesomeness of being a fat queer sexual being and all of the power of being a fat queerdo weirdo. This show starts out with queer bear punk amazing visual art, then feeds you spoken word, storytelling, comedy, and super sexy fat queer performances.
Baruch Porras Hernandez (he/him) is a queer Mexican immigrant that has been called a “Multi Hyphenated Artist!”, “Daring, candid, and inventive!” by the San Francisco Chronicle, he is also a writer, solo performer, illustrator and standup comedian who has performed all over the country. Website: www.baruchporrashernandez.com Instagram: @baruchporrashernandez
Rawiyah Tariq (they/them)is a Black, gender non-binary, fat, disabled and neurodivergent artist and kink aware professional. Their roots are in queer, poly-amorous, fat community. Magic, massage, storytelling and performance art are tools they use to liberate, heal and reclaim space for marginalized communities. Instagram: @mammyisdead
Kevin Seaman (they/them) is a San Francisco-based artist that creates interdisciplinary work scrutinizing and expanding the complexities of LGBTQIA2S+ identity and culture that has performed all over the world. They are also the artistic director of Diamond Wave, leading MASCellaneous queer masculinities workshops, THEYFRIEND nonbinary performance festival and Artists’ Adaptability Circles grant program. Instagram: @femmasculine
BEARPAD celebrates big queer bodies with large-scale art installations, performances, and apparel. We challenge standards of beauty and intimacy through fun, affectionate representations of radical intimacy and queer connection. Website: bearpadart.weebly.com Instagram: @bearpadart
June 11, 2022
American Bookbinders Museum
Wheelchair accessible, Request ASL interpretation by June 1