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Chronotopia: The Past, Present and Future of Queer Histories June 5 – 26th, 2010 SOMArts Gallery and Cultural Center San Francisco, California Chronotopia Curatorial Statement This exhibition captures the multiple dimensions of queer time and place; locates queer lives in relation to complex communities; and remembers historical moments that are framed and re-framed by the […]

Threads June 7 – 26, 2009 SOMArts Gallery and Cultural Center San Francisco, California Opening Reception: June 7, 2009 3pm Threads Curatorial Statement Queerness weaves the threads of our physical, social and moral existence together into a multi-dimensional fabric of community and our selves. As queer artists we continue to create complex identities and imagine […]

ReMix: ReFraming Appropriation Curated by Jonathan D. Katz A Reunion of QCC Visual Artists June 1 – 26, 2012 SOMArts Gallery and Cultural Center San Francisco, California   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 […]

Zeitgeist Exhibition June 1 – 29, 2013 SOMArts Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco Scholars have long maintained that each era has a unique spirit, a nature or climate that sets it apart from all other epochs. In German, such a spirit is known as “Zeitgeist,” from the German words Zeit, meaning “time,” and Geist, meaning […]

Five queer people in glittery outfits posed in circus gear

A one-of-a-kind event, Topsy-Turvy: A Queer Circus Extravaganza features mesmerizing circus artists from across the country. Spin your world upside-down with awe-inspiring aerialists, side-splitting antics, jaw-dropping entertainment, and cutting-edge visions of what circus looks like and where it can take you. Fueled by a zeitgeist that encourages reinterpretation of popular art forms, Topsy Turvy turns […]

Group of queer circus performers acrobatically posed
Grid of LGBTQ artist portraits in black and white text says National Queer Arts Festival
Grid of black and white portraits of queer artists

Thomas Avena & Adam Klein Tuesday, June 20, 2000 7:30 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan @ 8th Street Tickets: $10, Qcc In the art of Jerome Caja, Thomas Plageman and Charles Sexton the dynamics of disease, like nature itself, is harnessed for regenerative and creative ends. Herein lies some of the more disturbing and explosive […]

Odyssey and Underworld: The Art of Jerome Caja, Charles Sexton and Thomas Plageman Show opens Sunday, June 4 Opening Reception, Sunday, June 4; 5-7:30 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan @ 8th Street Info: Qcc Donation Gallery Hours: Wednesday — Sunday, June 7 — 22; Noon — 7:30 pm Odyssey and Underworld brings together three artists […]