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We’re Still Working: The Art of Sex Work, January 27–February 25

We’re Still Working: The Art of Sex Work is a multidisciplinary group exhibition created by, and in celebration of, sex workers. Curated by Maxine Holloway and Javier Luis Hurtado, We’re Still Working is the second exhibition in the 2016–2017 season of the …

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We’re Still Working Opening Reception, January 26, 2017

We’re Still Working: The Art of Sex Work is a group exhibition created by, and in celebration of, sex workers. Curated by Maxine Holloway and Javier Luis Hurtado, We’re Still Working is the second exhibition in the 2016–2017 season of the SOMArts …

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Sex Worker Health: An LGBTQ Youth Perspective, February 4, 2017

We’re Still Working: The Art of Sex Work is a group exhibition created by, and in celebration of, sex workers. Curated by Maxine Holloway and Javier Luis Hurtado, We’re Still Working is the second exhibition in the 2016–2017 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency. This …

Failed Films

Failed Films Presents #F*ckYouPayMe, February 17, 2017

We’re Still Working: The Art of Sex Work is a group exhibition created by, and in celebration of, sex workers. Curated by Maxine Holloway and Javier Luis Hurtado, We’re Still Working is the second exhibition in the 2016–2017 season of the SOMArts Curatorial Residency. This …

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The Black Lives Masquerade, February 25, 2017

Global Street Dance Masquerade performance ensemble, photo by Elijah Ndoumbe. SOMArts is proud to partner with Global Street Dance Masquerade artistic director Rashad Pridgen to present The Black Lives Masquerade on Saturday, February 25. Beginning at Zaccho Dance Theatre (1777 Yosemite Ave, …

Dreams

Touch On Artist Interview: Damien Moreau

  “Dreams”, 2016, Damien Moreau. Image courtesy of the artist. Dreams is a film you directed with artist Manuel Solano. Could you tell us the story behind this collaboration? I met Manuel soon after I moved to Mexico City a few …

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Touch On: Closing Reception & Film Screenings, January 12, 6–9pm

To celebrate the exhibition’s closing, Touch On presents an evening of mixed media, experimental films, and digital art in SOMArts’ Main Gallery featuring local directors. Additionally, a discussion will be held after the event giving audiences a chance to talk …

Fisted Ceramics

Touch On Artist Interview: Courtney Trouble

“Fisted Ceramics: Hyper, Stilleto and Blood”, 2016, Courtney Trouble. Where and how did the idea for  the Fisted Ceramics come from? I took a ceramics class a few winters ago, before I started my MFA at California College of the Arts. …