ReMix: ReFraming Appropriation



Join QCC in a Reunion of 15 years of visual arts programs housed at SOMArts!  There will, of course, be libations to take us into the next 15 years and special recognition of those who have participated in exhibitions from FACE (1998) to QIY (2011) and the curators, funders and supporting organizations that made these shows happen!

Wear your best outfits, pick up your nametags at the door and come back to SOMArts for a fabulous Visual Arts Reunion!

ReMix: ReFraming Appropriation mines 15 years of National Queer Arts Festival exhibitions towards understanding the centrality of the act of appropriation for queer art of the recent past.  Using appropriation as its lens, it sifts through all the art exhibited over the last 15 years, selecting those works for redisplay that map the parameters of queer appropriation as it has evolved through to today. Curated by Jonathan D. Katz, former Board Member and one of the first curators of the National Queer Arts Festival, ReMix: ReFraming Appropriation in essence appropriates years of appropriations in order to both articulate and enact how queer politics so often turns on making familiar images and ideas ventriloquize new politics, new identities, and new utopias.

ReMix Artists

Lauren Anderson
Paul Baker Prindle
Bernice Bing
Joan Jett Blakk
Boy With Arms Akimbo / Girl With Arms Akimbo
Jerome Caja
Tammy Rae Carland
Trina Chow
Liz Collins
Tee Corrine
Bug Davidson
Greg Day
Alison Terry Evans
David Gremard Romero
Daniel Goldstein
Paige Gratland
Debbie Grossman
Fayette Hauser
Katherine Hubbard
Valerie Jacobs
Del LaGrace Volcano
Rudy Lemcke
Frank Melleno / Gary Freeman
Ramekon OíArwister
Blair Paltridge
Michael Pfleghaar
Frank Pietronigro
Thomas Plagemann
Javier Rocabado
Scott Runyon
Angie Wilson