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Complete listings of current exhibitions and events brought to you by the Queer Arts Festival.

QAF 2021 dispersed:

it's not easy being green Jul 24 - Aug 13, 2021 QAF shows artists upcycling & recycling apocalyptic fear & dread into art & social change. Green symbolizes not only our relationship to each other & the lands we occupy,...
Sat Jul 24 - Fri Aug 13, from 12 – 6pm Visual Art Exhibition | Sun Wah 268 Keefer, Lower Ground Floor Featured Artists:
Sat Jul 24- Fri Aug 13 Sonic Installation | around False Creek & Online  Language as a Virus: Queer Isolation Stories is an interactive multi-platform sonic-art installation from artist Bobbi Kozinuk, featuring publicly broadcasted radio programming around the False Creek area as...
Mon Jul 26 - throughout festival Digital Discourse | Online In the connective void that has been this pandemic pause, QAF takes you on a few house calls. We visit with several festival artists in their creation spaces, a digital dialogue to allow a connection from the artist in their corner of space to you...
Sat Jul 31 | 9 pm Media Art Screening | SUM & Sun Wah 268 Keefer Rooftop BYOB (bring your own blanket and that other B) Curated by QAF Associate Artistic Director Fergie and Programs Coordinator Ben!  Rooftop screening of edutainment for the pandemic — very queer and rather...
Mon Aug 2 | 8 pm Literary Readings | SUM & Sun Wah 268 Keefer Rooftop Curated by Josie Boyce, slip into a little green something and enjoy readings by Vancouverite writers. BYOB (bring your own blanket and that other...
Sat Aug 7 | 8 pm Dance and Music Performance | Mountain View Cemetery *NEW* ONLINE | Tue Aug 10 | 24 hours When Japanese folk tradition meets punk, audience members are invited to commune with the ancestors via Obon dance, song,...
Sun Aug 8 | 8pm Performance Art | Mountain View Cemetery 08.08 8:00 QAF and Full Circle First Nations Performance presents Piano Burning, building on Annea Lockwood’s classic twentieth-century conceptual music composition....
Fri Aug 13 | 7 - 10pm Closing Party | SUM & Sun Wah 268 Keefer Rooftop Join us for the festival closing with DJ O Show and your last chance to see all the art @ QAF 2021with us at the Sun Wah Centre, from the basement, to the SUM gallery, to the rooftop (take...
Sat Jul 24 - Fri Aug 13 Community Art Showcase | Online The digital culmination of the Kindred Spirits digital artist residency run by and for 2Spirit and Indigiqueer artists. Guided by Faculty members Dayna Danger, DJ O Show, Raven Davis and Art Auntie
Sat July 24 - Fri Aug 13, daily from 12 – 6pm Visual Art | SUM & Sun Wah 268 Keefer, 4th Floor The exhibition is open to the public and free to view in the SUM gallery...
Thu Aug 5 & Fri Aug 6 | 7pm Workshop | Online "Now, my own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose."~ JBS Haldane in his 1927 essay, Possible Worlds In this two-part interactive workshop we will explore the fine line between what we conventionally...
Phase 1 of Mass Reincarnation of Wish Fragments 願片大量転生 (Ganhen Tairyou Tensei) Workshop | Wed Aug 4, 7pm | SUM gallery & Online With Artists: Naoko Fukumaru and Eva Wong An ancient Japanese folk tale promises that anyone who...