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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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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 …

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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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Sean Anomie in The Ramp Gallery, March 14–April 15, 2017

Forms of Continuity is an ongoing long-exposure photography series by Sean Anomie, showing the headlights and taillights of automobiles passing by at night in various environments.  All photos in the current set were taken Oct 6, 2016, on Kezar Drive …

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We’re Still Working Artist Interview: Grace Van Ness

“Object”, 2016, Grace Van Ness and Juliette Stray. Image courtesy of the artist. Where and how did the idea for OBJECT originate? The idea behind Object originated in conversation with my collaborator, Juliette Stray, an incomparable muse and self-described “silicone-stuffed bimbo in the porn …

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We’re Still Working Artist Interview: Arabelle Raphael

“The Evaluation of Worth”, 2016, Arabelle Raphael. Photo by Chani Bockwinkel ‘The evaluation of worth’ is a powerful piece, what’s the story? I had started collecting the more intense/interesting hate mail I received. I knew I wanted to do something with …