Laura Hartford, "Graham Reclining"

Film Screening & Discussion with Featured Artists from Man As Object

Celebrate the closing of Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze on November 30th with a screening of historic feminist film “fuses” and a panel discussion “Looking at Men Then & Now” with Carolee Schneemann, Annie Sprinkle, and Melissa P. Wolf.


Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

Eat, write, and share with Angie Chau and Ren Buenviaje on the theme “objectified.”


Peepshow Drawing Circle & Performance

Participate by drawing a nude male model in his “man cave” or observe the gaze reversal in practice, and enjoy a performance by Chanel Matsunami Govreau on Sunday, November 13, 12-3PM.


Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze

Women and transgender artists reverse conventional hierarchies in the culture of display, November 4–30.

Open Call to Bay Area Artists Participating in the Occupy Wall Street Movement

In connection with the upcoming exhibition I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of the Law, SOMArts Cultural Center invites Bay Area artists participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement to submit visual and media art and/or documentation of their …

Celebrity Judges: Jiz Lee & Anna Pulley

Our gaze reversing photo contest features a pair of San Francisco’s sexperts as celebrity judges. Who wouldn’t want to be judged by these two?


Photo Contest: Your Man as an Object

Take a cue from Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze, opening November 4th at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, and flip the script on the male gaze! From salacious smartphone snaps to fine art photography, our celebrity judges Jiz …

Moth dancer.

Visual Aid’s BIG DEAL – November 12

  What: Visual Aid’s BIG DEAL When: Saturday, November 12, 3PM–9PM, box office opens at 1:30PM Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) How Much: $50–100 at the door; discount for advance tickets BIG DEAL is a wildly popular …