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April 20 SF Public Library presents: A Free Queer/Trans People of Color Art Show

I just got a message from my friend Celeste Chan over at Queer Rebels telling me about this fantastic free QTPOC art show co-hosted by KB Boyce that’s happening in a less than a couple of weeks! In her own words:

We’d love to reach out to youth, elders, qtpoc, anyone who has been barred access to art due to $.” 

Thank you Celeste and the entire crew that’s putting this on! I’ll be in the Bay during that time and will be there and am looking forward to seeing lots of folks from the community and beyond :)

QueerRebels web flyer 2014

 

Queer Rebels debuts Liberating Legacies, a FREE, ALL AGES, QUEER/TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR ART SHOW. 13+ artists. One day only! 

WHEN: Sunday, April 20, 2014. TIME: 2-4pm

 

WHERE: San Francisco Public Library – Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, SF CA

MORE INFO: www.facebook.com/QRProductions 

 

WHAT: Queer Rebels pays homage to the past and blazes new trails for our future. Let’s create freedom …liberating legacies for all genders and generations.This FREE program features a broad range of artists, from internationally known musicians like Earl Thomas, to youth talent such as Joshua Merchant and Star Amerasu, to experimental artists Jeepneys, Laura Hyunjhee Kim, and MOON RAY RA, to Bay Area locals such as Amir Rabiyah, BELLOWS, Jezebel Delilah X, Carrie Leilam Love, Fredrick Douglas Kakinami Cloyd, Lambert Moss, and MORE! Join us to celebrate new work by queer/trans artists of color – featuring fresh music, film/video, performance, and literary arts! Read more about the artists here: http://queerrebels.com/liberating-legacies/

ABOUT QUEER REBELS: Artists KB Boyce and Celeste Chan founded Queer Rebels in 2008. Their vision: to break down doors for queer artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future. Find out more: www.queerrebels.comand www.facebook.com/QRProductions

 

Thank you to our funders and supporters: CA Arts Council, Horizons, SF Arts Commission, SF Public Library, Queer Cultural Center, and Zellerbach Family Fund

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About Miyuki Baker

Miyuki is a resident of the place where circles overlap. As a queer, nomadic, multi-racial/lingual female mixed-media artist activist and healer, she uses common or discarded objects, personal anecdotes, public spaces and performance to make accessible art that brings non-mainstream identities and ideas into maximum visibility. After graduating from Swarthmore College in 2012, she traveled for 14 months as a Watson Fellow to fifteen countries documenting the intersections of art and activism in queer/trans communities in blog posts and self-published magazines while making performance art. The eight magazines Miyuki created on this trip (queerscribe.com) and their strong media following exemplify her illustration/graphic design, storytelling and people skills. Her work has been featured in several magazines such as Hyphen, Broken Pencil and Knik, blogs and radio shows, well-known for their interactive and eye-catching mixed media approach to activism that utilizes both online media and on-site performance and workshops. This fall she will begin the PhD program at UC Berkeley in Performance Studies. You can follow her travels at heymiyuki.wordpress.com and email her at heymiyuki@gmail.com

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