Meanwhile, back at the Queer Super Layer, Tiny Baruch and his amazing friends capture the future of queerness through; incredible storytelling, uncanny visual art, and fantastic writing, in other words they create queer comics! Do you like comic books? Do you like queer POC comics books? This event explores the importance of owning, celebrating, and documenting our queer stories through sequential art, and celebrates how queer comic book creators have always shown us a future where we thrive, a future full of queer joy, queer sexuality, and queer POC prosperity! Join host writer, performer, stand up comedian, illustrator and creator of “Tiny Baruch” Baruch Porras Hernandez as he shares the laughs, the tears, and the donuts that is very gay world of Tiny Baruch. Special guests and presenters include Anand Vedawala, Breena Nuñez, and a very special appearance by Sina Grace! This event will be a fun, dynamic, celebration of queer poc comic book creators, where each presenter will be sharing their art, stories, and what they feel is the future of queer comic creating.
Baruch Porras Hernandez is the creator of “Tiny Baruch!” an online comic and touring show that you should follow on Instagram. Tiny Baruch’s visual solo show “All My Friends Are Depressed” sold out twice in San Francisco. His solo show “Love in the Time of Piñatas” got a clapping man from the SF Chronicle and was performed to sold-out houses at Epic Party Theatre in December of 2019, and was performed to virtual audiences with Portland Center Stage in 2020. He is also a stand up comedian, a spoken word artist with two small poetry collections with Sibling Rivalry Press, who has performed all over the country. He has been an artist in residence at The Ground Floor – Berkeley Rep, Banff Center for the Arts in Canada, and is a Lambda Literary Fellow in Playwriting, and in Poetry. He was born in Toluca, Mexico, and lives in San Francisco.
June 17, 2021
7:00PM – 9:00PM PST