Generations of Queer is the feature exhibition during WorldPride at OnSite [at] OCAD U, the university’s professional gallery at 230 Richmond Street West. It features the work of Robert Flack, John Greyson, Elisha Lim and Kiley May, curated by Lisa Deanne-Smith. The exhibition also has spawned a Facebook storytelling forum, Generations of Queer The Queer Chronicles, where people are invited to share their stories of Pride.
Special events during WorldPride are:
Monday, June 23: 7 p.m.: Clocked, Don Pyle and Martin Sorrondeguy look at queer content in their punk photographs
Wednesday, June 25, 8 p.m.: DUORAMA, a performance by Paul Couillard and Ed Johnson co-presented by Fado Performance Art Centre.
The university’s Graduate Gallery at 205 Richmond Street West is mounting Bending the Horizon, an exhibition in celebration of the work, diversity and lives of the university’s LGBTQI2-S students, World Pride Toronto, and our collective future. It runs June 19 to 28, with opening night celebrations on Saturday, June 21, 7 p.m. to midnight.
OCADSU, the OCAD University Student Union, is joining forces Ryerson University’s Pride office and George Brown Students’ Association on a post-secondary float in the World Pride parade on Sunday, June 29. OCAD U community members interested in participating in the parade are invited to meet at Rosedale Valley Road at 12 noon and look for registration spot: 33G. Call or Text the Equity & Campaigns Organizer at 416-899-2256 if you get lost. Free T-shirts and bandanas will be provided for participants.
OCADU students and community members are also invited to the events listed on this page, which OCAD U departments and the Student Union also helped to support.
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