What the Plus (+) Group Art Exhibition by 17 local LGBTQ2+ (& allied) artists, guest curated and online content by Giovanni Spezzacatena (Rabideye)
|Alfred Bolster||Fiona Tyler|
|Amber Friedman||Giovanni Spezzacatena (rabideye)|
|Andrea Bennett (guest speaker)||Jazz Rico|
|Angelica Hamilton||John Hewson|
|Blossom (Maia Wade)||Karin Birch|
|Chris Roberts||Kathryn Neun|
|Daniel Rajala||Kevin Wilson|
|Earle Thompson||Prashant Miranda|
Although LBGQT2 stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, Queer/Questioning and 2-Spirited, the plus (+) that is usually included after the initialism encompasses a list of other identities that fall under the queer umbrella. Our group art exhibition features 17 local artists ranging in age from 12 to 65+, working in various media, focusing on the ‘+’ itself, as it indicates a range or ‘gradient’, representing the fluid spectrum of human gender and sexuality.
JUNE 20 – JULY 25, 2020
Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 12pm-5pm
Online Interview and Audience Q&A “Theyday” on
Friday, July 17th at 7pm
An exploration of the way queer identities have evolved over time, including the initialism LGBTQ+ and its additions and spaces and everything in-between, with author andrea bennett. Access here.
Sponsored by: qathet Community Justice – BC Arts Council – Malaspina Art Society, Powell River Council for Arts & Culture – PR Pride.
This is where the ‘+’ in LGBTQ+ comes in: we are asking artists to produce new work that addresses their interpretation of the ‘+’ or range/ gradient within the LGBTQ community. Click here for some ideas on this.
What does it mean to you and how is it constructed? Check out this useful guide.
SEXUALITY (+ beyond)?
Roles as defined psychologically and physically over time, can shift and vary from person to person.
If you have any inquiries about the exhibition please email: email@example.com
The Art Centre ~ Powell River Public Art Gallery & Powell River Council for Arts and Culture firstname.lastname@example.org | https://www.powellriverartscouncil.ca/about
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Powell River Council for Arts and Culture
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