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FOREIGN LANGUAGE MAGIC WORD MOTHER TONGUE Opening Reception, March 9, 6–9pm

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 …

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We’re Still Working Artist Interview: Joseph Liatela

                            “Shedding”, 2016, Joseph Liatela. Photo by Chani Bockwinkel What are the stories that are being told through your work? The concept behind Untitled (Proximity Series) originated from when …

Star Amerasu hosts The News, March 7, 2017

Photo by Orchid-Bakla Photography 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, …

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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 …

Global Street Dance Masquerade ensemble

The Black Lives Masquerade, February 25, 3–5pm

Global Street Dance Masquerade performance ensemble, photo by Elijah Ndoumbe. **PLEASE NOTE: The location of this event is NOT at SOMArts. The site-specific dance performance will begin at Zaccho Dance Theater (1777 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco).** SOMArts is proud to partner …

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Sex Worker Magic: A Talent Show & Closing Ceremony, February 25, 7–9pm

  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 SOMArts Curatorial …

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We’re Still Working Artist Interview: Pluma Sumaq

“El Derecho”, 2016, Pluma Sumaq. Photo by Chani Bockwinkel Where does the inspiration for the altars in your piece come from? Creating altars is something so personal and intimate to me, it’s such a guttural and ancestral process that has allowed …

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 …