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May 2018

2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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Come to a party at our Annual General Meeting. We'll be providing updates on new developments at Pride in Art Society, and giving a sneak peek into this year's festival. Not only does the AGM provide us the opportunity to hang out with you in advance of this year's festival, but AGM attendance is a key factor for some of our funders (so please show up!). ASL Interpretation will be provided. Pride in Art Society's 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM)…

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June 2018

Art Party!

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Gala Opening Reception | Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Art and conviviality converge at the grand opening celebrating 10 years of the Queer Arts Festival.  

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DECADEnce

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - June 27 @ 10:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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June 16 - 27 — The Roundhouse What is a mark? In a settler colonial society we have a very solidified perception of what “counts” as worthy of articulating. Programmed in an imperial tradition, we literally count success and attach dates to significant momentous occasions, times in history when someone is said to have “accomplished something” that should be celebrated and then written down to measure its worth, annually. HIStory has tried to erase the Other in its wake of…

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Pride In Art Exhibition 2018

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - June 27 @ 9:30 pm
Great Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Roundhouse Great Hall This open visual art exhibition honours our founder, Two-Spirit artist Robbie Hong and 20 years of Pride in Art.

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Curator Tour

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Curator Valérie d. Walker discusses DECADEnce with curated artists Berlynn Beam, Eloisa Aquino, Jenny Lin, and Mutya Macatumpag (moo-cha) (maca-toom-pag) – a.k.a. FIND MUTYA the stirring moments of queer time, the inherited legacies of queer ancestors and why public queer art is essential and timely.

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Transfixed – Media Art Program

June 18 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$10 - $12

with VIMAF | Roundhouse Performance Centre Transfixed is a curatorial collection of films that highlights the strategies utilized by Trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming artists to mitigate violence. Each artist within the collective examines the fractals of state violence that is perpetuated onto their bodies. The collective's works discuss white supremacy, transphobia, violence against femmes, colonialism internationally, and colonialism on the land we are presently on. Transfixed is intensity, urgency, and power. Curated by Fallon Simard. Regular 4-Show Flex Passes…

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2018 Youth Curator Tour

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Exhibition Hall | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3
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with Broadway Youth Resource Centre & Directions Youth Services Curator tour of the visual art exhibition for the younger generations (ages 15-24). You are welcome to experience a guided tour with QAF 2018 visual art curator, Valerie d. Walker. Come interact, ask questions about the DECADEnce exhibition, stand-back or just observe contemporary art at the Queer Arts Festival. A big thank-you to Broadway Youth Resource Centre and to Directions Youth Services for being our good friends and community partners. Not a…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts) – PREVIEW

June 19 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$15 - $25

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Lay of the Land

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Community Partner: Dagger Editions An annual soirée of erotic literary readings, curated this year by Daniel Heath Justice (Cherokee Nation), UBC Indigenous Professor and co-editor of Sovereign Erotics, the first and only published collection of Two-Spirit literary erotic writing. Previously known as Queerotica, Samantha Nock rebranded the readings as Lay of the Land in 2017. Writers: Lydia Kwa Samantha Nock Smokii Sumac  

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts)

June 20 @ 7:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews (Corner of Davie & Pacific)
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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$20 - $30

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre  Multimedia performance: An artist, during a career retrospective, is visited by hungry ghosts from his past; the subject of his most celebrated piece and his former creative partner. These spectres force him to re-view his past actions, in light of the intersecting and sometimes contradictory pressures on racialized minorities within Canadian colonialism, generating new understandings in the present, the release of old grief, and a little bit of revenge. A…

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Our licensing requires all attendees at our evening shows to carry membership cards in the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are $5 / $2 (concession) online or at the QAF Box Office at the Roundhouse. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your card.