Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos/as and Canadian Imaginaries

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Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 11:00pm to Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:00am

This groundbreaking series of events brings together academics, artists, activists, and community members as they discuss the contributions of queer Filipinos/as to Canadian culture and society.

EVENTS CONFERENCE & RECEPTION
January 23, 2015. 9 am – 7 pm
100 McCaul Street, Room 190

FILM SCREENING
January 24, 2015. 6 pm to 9 pm
The 519 Church St Community Ctr.

ART EXHIBIT:
VISUALIZING THE INTIMATE
January 23 – February 15, 2015.
Hours, 9am - 5pm
Open Gallery, 49 McCaul St.

Venue & Address: 
The 519 Church St Community Center
Website: 
http://www.queerfilipinosincanada.ca/

Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos/as and Canadian Imaginaries

Image of butterflies
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 12:00am

This groundbreaking series of events brings together academics, artists, activists, and community members as they discuss the contributions of queer Filipinos/as to Canadian culture and society.

EVENTS CONFERENCE & RECEPTION
January 23, 2015. 9 am – 7 pm
100 McCaul Street, Room 190

FILM SCREENING
January 24, 2015. 6 pm to 9 pm
The 519 Church St Community Ctr.

ART EXHIBIT:
VISUALIZING THE INTIMATE
January 23 – February 15, 2015.
Hours, 9am - 5pm
Open Gallery, 49 McCaul St.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul Street, Room 190
Website: 
http://www.queerfilipinosincanada.ca www.facebook.com/events/1390559501235262/

Small Space: GTFO

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 5:00am to Friday, November 7, 2014 - 5:00am

Opening party: Thursday, November 6 (7-10pm)
In conjunction with A Secret Garden at the OCAD U Student Gallery

We are Grapefruit: The Foreign Office.

When Poppa Citrus ate from the almighty grapefruit tree, he was awakened to the faith of the fruit. He now leads his people in combating scurvy and spreading his righteous word.

Join us.

Wednesday November 5, noon – 4 PM
Thursday November 6, 7 PM – 10 PM
Friday November 7, noon – 4 PM

Live screenprinting!

Bring a T-shirt or notebook and get it printed on the spot, or choose from one of our supplies. Designs include grapefruit patterns, one of our commandments, or Poppa Citrus himself.

Small Space is managed by the OCAD U Student Gallery, and supported by Osmington Inc. and Vinci Park.

Venue & Address: 
Small Space, 52 McCaul Street (parking lot)
Email: 
studentgallery@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x263
Cost: 
Free
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Nuit Rose: A Queer Contemporary Art Event Celebrating World Pride 2014 Toronto

Text reading: Nuit Rose. A queer contemporary art event celebrating WordPride 2014 Toronto
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 11:00pm to Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 8:00am

Featuring Walls Becoming Windows, a video installation created by Evan Tapper in collaboration with Scott Sørli

About
Nuit Rose is a queer focused contemporary art event in celebration of World Pride 2014 in Toronto. This late night event will be held on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 from 7pm until 4am in two areas: Queen Street West and Church Wellesley Village.

Events include:
art installations
artist exhibitions
art marketplace
performance, theatre and music
film, video and digital art
audience participation

Featured Artists
Jessica Valme – SIKA
Elizabeth Sweeney – UNLIMITED EDITION
Roxanne Luchak – PULSE
John Simone – LEGENDS & N.Y. NITELIFE & EXPLODING PINK INEVITABLE
Roy Mitchell – ROYNATION & NEIGHBOURLY ADVICE
Natalie Wood – BANANA/BAKERGRAM
Michael Venus – ICONS & DEMI-GODS
Adam Moco – TRYST PIC
Ariel Len of Zoey’s Projects – TRIBUTES TO MARYLIN MUNROE & ELLEN DEGENERES
Seamus Butterly – RAINBOW EXPERIENCE
Evan Tapper – WALLS BECOMING WINDOWS
Pearl Van Geest – KISS UP
Humboldt Magnussen – EXPERT ART NAILZ
Joe Bruni – COCOONS (LIGHT PARADE)

Special Feature Performance by the Counterpoint Orchestra

Independent Artists
Michael Thompson (ft. Roxxie Terrain) – THE FRUIT MACHINE
Link Tong – LA NUIT EN ROSE
HΩLY JÅCKÅL (Holly Timpener and Jack Bride) – CO-FUSION
Anna Malkin (AKA Lulu Laru) – EXCERPTS FROM A QUEER STORY ARCHIVE
Phenomenon Theatrix – THE COMMON GROUND: A MUSICAL DISSERTATION
Nigel Nolan – FED, JOEL, OMAR & SEB
Robert Donnelly – RACK & PINION, & LIGHTS, CAMERA
Shawn Dall – ILLUMINALITY
Lishai & David Brame – TRANSLATION TESSALATION
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay – Videos
Tanya Read – VS
Rachelle Lee Smith – SPEAKING OUT: QUEER YOUTH IN FOCUS
The Reading Salon – PULP LOUNGE
Ruben Llanillos – SILENCE OF THE FEMMES
Sly Maria – BALLOON ROOM
Sarah Hunter – ALL ABOUT QUEER FILM & QUEER PORTRAITS
Morris Fox and Brian Schirk – RAINBOW 1.3 KILOMETERS
Sue Lloyd – FIERCE
Sonny Bean – OTHER
Israel Vazquez & Eliud Cruz – PAINTED VOICES
Matt Hovey – I FUCK FAT HAIRY DUDES BECAUSE I LIKE FURRY ROUND THINGS
Christos Pantieras – I’M NOT SUPPOSED TO BE GOING WHERE I’M TREADING WITH YOU
Adam Quang – # 1000 ACTS OF KINDNESS
Beau Coleman – LET ME TELL YOU THAT I LOVE YOU
Anthea Black and Mikiki – PASS

Confirmed partners (to date): The Gladstone Hotel (Nuit Rose hub), MOCCA, Artscape Youngplace, CAMH, The Drake Hotel, The Theatre Centre, The 519 Church Street Community Centre, City of Toronto, Ontario Arts Council.

About Throbbing Rose Collective:
Nuit Rose is organized by the Throbbing Rose Collective, a Toronto-based non-profit group of independent LGBTI artists, curators and arts producers who want to create opportunities for local and international queer artists to reach the large audience expected for WorldPride.

Founding members are:
Francisco Alvarez
John Rubino
James Fowler
Syrus Marcus Ware
Javier Espino
Kaleb Robertson
Christina Zeidler
Britt Welter-Nolan
Michael Thompson
Rune Madsen

Website: 
http://nuitrose.ca/artists
Cost: 
Free

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