Transgression Exhibition Opening & “Unbearable” a Round Table Discussion
Transgression Art Exhibition and Round Table Discussion
Thursday, September 26, 2013
5:30 – 7:00 PM, Opening Reception for “Transgression” – Cesar Chavez Student Center Art Gallery7:00 – 8:30 PM, “Unbearable” Roudtable Discussion – Jack Adams Hall:00 – 8:30 PM, “Unbearable” Roudtable Discussion – Jack Adams Hall
8:30 – 9:30 PM, Closing Mixer – The Art Gallery
The CCSC Art Gallery and Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chávez Student Center, SFSU
Twelve queer and allied artists from the Bay Area and around the world explore the pride, pleasure, and dangers of transgressing society’s heterosexist and patriarchal norms. Through a diverse range of mediums including painting, photography, lm, and graphic design, the exhibition explores the boundaries and concepts of male, female and trans identities through each artists’ personal experiences. The exhibit aspires to illustrate the vitality and diversity of LGBTQ culture and contemporary art and advocates for a more equitable society.
Bren Ahearn, Laura Ceron, Melanie Cervantes, Johnnathan Figuereo, cj grossman, Alan Guttirez, John Kaine, Gabrielle Le Roux, Javier Rocabado, Favianna Rodriguez, Truong Tran, and Jessica Whitbread
Unbearable – Round Table Discussion
7:00 – 8:30 PM, “Unbearable” Roundtable Discussion – Jack Adams Hall (Terrace Level 3rd Floor)
Through research and activism, alumni from SFSU’s Sociology and Sexuality Studies programs expose the realities of sexual violence in the home, workplace, health system, and on the streets in a roundtable discussion featuring: Valerie Francisco (Sociology Department, University of Portland) on the vulnerability of migrant women to sexual violence in the Filipino Diaspora, Iman Camila Muñiz Mella (Sexuality Studies, SFSU) on sexual violence in the Dominican Republic, Alan Guttirez (St. James Inrmary, San Francisco) on his work with queer youth of color and sex workers in San Francisco, Luis GutierrezMock (Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, UCSF) on the impact of violence on health in trans communities. Moderated by Dr. Clare Sears, author of the forthcoming book, Arresting Dress: Cross Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth Century San Francisco.
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