May 14 – Aug 17 | with VIVO Media Arts and Vancouver Queer Film Festival|
The west coast stop of Queer Media Database Canada-Québec Project’s touring exhibition series, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Omnibus which legalized same-sex sexual activities. In partnership with VIVO and the Vancouver Queer Film Festival, and located at SUM Gallery.
The Wide Open, curated by Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning, continues from media art in community centres throughout Vancouver through their Trans, Gender Diverse, and Two-Spirit Inclusion team to the big screen. This media project puts LGBTQ2S+ narratives fearlessly out in the open with a focus on intersectionality.
Justin Ducharme – Positions
Fallon Simard – Prayers for Dreamy Boys
Nicole Jones Abad & Lisa Bui Why Do You Stay Here?
Wapahkesis – My Pride Is
Chhaya Naran – Gif me something to hold onto
BiG SiSSY – Black Star
Kent Monkman – Miss Chiefs Praying Hands
Image credit: Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning
NOTE: Entry to all QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for $3 online or $5 / $2 concession at the door (or included in passes). We welcome you to the bar which opens at 6pm. For reservations please arrive 15 minutes before the 7pm showtime to ensure your seats.