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June 2017

Talking Two-Spirit

June 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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Join us for an afternoon conversation of what is Two-Spirit and who is Two-Spirit from a pre-contact/traditional context and what is being done today to revitalize these time-honoured ways. Also addressed is how this discussion and work is different from the broader western LGBT/Queer framing. This conversation will be followed by an interactive panel discussion of distinguished Two-Spirit and Aboriginal artists and performers who will examine how their identity influences and intersects with their art, led by Harlan Pruden. Panelists:…

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May 2018

Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心 [artist talk]

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6

Opening: May 12  2 – 4pm Artist talk: May 17 7 - 9pm Exhibition: May 12 – August 18 (Tuesday - Saturday 12-6pm - closed on stat holidays) Presentation Partner: On Main Gallery Come join filmmaker Karin Lee and curators Paul Wong and SD Holman on May 17 for an informal artist talk around QueerSUM心 Photo Credit: Chick Rice QueerSUM心 presents three of Karin Lee’s media works: a 2-channel remix of her classic 16mm film My Sweet Peony Remix, a fantastical drama shot…

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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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Free

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. with DJ O'Show!  

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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. Alli Logout Dayna Danger…

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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 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: April Sumter-Freitag Johnny Trinh Lydia Kwa Samantha Nock Smokii Sumac Community Partners: Dagger Editions and Massy Books

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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 A love story. A ghost story. A ritual for release. A Vancouver artist attends the opening night of his career retrospective. Unbeknownst to gallery-goers, his past has returned to haunt him. What if what we thought we knew about our lives proved to be less than true? And how can we know the truth if the one creating it keeps it in camera, hidden? Two beautifully young men, off in…

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Camera Obscura (hungry ghosts) – Matinee

June 23 @ 2:00 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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Pay what you can

World Premiere with the frank theatre company | Roundhouse Performance Centre   A love story. A ghost story. A ritual for release. A Vancouver artist attends the opening night of his career retrospective. Unbeknownst to gallery-goers, his past has returned to haunt him. What if what we thought we knew about our lives proved to be less than true? And how can we know the truth if the one creating it keeps it in camera, hidden? Two beautifully young men, off…

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July 2018

An evening of film, poetry, and conversation

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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Free

Join us at SUM gallery for a two-part gathering, sharing art and conversation on the topic of displacement. Through these gatherings we invite the public and artists to come together to explore: What can it look like to challenge displacement thought art? What kind of creation is possible in relationship to displacement? How do the lived realities of displacement/location fuel or inhibit organizing and creating? Where can the queer body and the displaced body intersect? what can happen at that…

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An evening of film, poetry, and conversation

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

SUM gallery, 425-268 Keefer St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1X6
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Free

Join us at SUM gallery for a two-part gathering, sharing art and conversation on the topic of displacement. Through these gatherings we invite the public and artists to come together to explore: What can it look like to challenge displacement thought art? What kind of creation is possible in relationship to displacement? How do the lived realities of displacement/location fuel or inhibit organizing and creating? Where can the queer body and the displaced body intersect? what can happen at that…

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