Jamil Hellu Art

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Artist Interview: Jamil Hellu

        “I”, 2016,  Jamil Hellu. Image courtesy of the artist.  Where and how did the idea for “I” originate? Although I am of Syrian descent, I did not learn Arabic growing up. With the war in Syria …

I Didn't Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics

I Didn’t Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics, June 9

Curated by Activist/Artist/Feminist, Whitney Bell, I Didn’t Ask For This: A Lifetime Of Dick Pics exhibits a collection of 150+ unsolicited dick pics, accompanied by work from 30 rad artists that explores the female condition, harassment, and sexuality in the digital age. This immersive exhibition replicates the …

Pièce de RESISTance

SOMArts presents the Pièce de RESISTance, April 22

Welcome to the Pièce de RESISTance! On Saturday, April 22, SOMArts teams up with curator Kelly Lovemonster to transform our Main Gallery into a one-night-only art party and contemporary renaissance ball to benefit the cultural oasis under the 101 freeway known as SOMArts. …

Bureau of Linguistic Reality performance

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE, March 9–April 8, 2017

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE is a poly-lingual exhibition, featuring artists and performers investigating the relationships between language, culture and identity. Curated by The New Urban Naturalists, FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE (MAGIC WORD) is the third and final exhibition in the …

Desiree Holman

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Closing Reception, April 6

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE is a poly-lingual exhibition, featuring artists and performers investigating the relationships between language, culture and identity. Curated by The New Urban Naturalists, FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE (MAGIC WORD) is the third and final exhibition in the 2016–2017 …

The News Webpage image April 2017

The News Presents National Queer Arts Festival Preview, April 4

On the first Tuesday of each month, SOMArts Cultural Center presents The News, featuring new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress …

Jamil Hellu

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Film Screening, March 18

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE is a poly-lingual exhibition, featuring artists and performers investigating the relationships between language, culture and identity. Curated by The New Urban Naturalists, FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE (MAGIC WORD) is the third and final exhibition in the 2016–2017 …

Contract position: Front of House & Box Office Manager

Contract position: Front of House & Box Office Manager Position Type: On Call Pay Rate: $20/hour Reports to: Dominic Cheng, Special Events Coordinator Location: SOMArts Cultural Center is located at 934 Brannan St. in San Francisco. SOMArts seeks an on-call box …