Directors

Celest Chan (L) and Kali Boyce (RT)

Celeste Chan (L) and KB Boyce (RT)

DIRECTORS

KB Boyce is a Two-Spirit musician whose adventures have brought them from teenage punk band appearances at CBGB’s in New York, to post-production audio for B-grade horror movies in LA, and on to solo Drag King blues performance as TuffNStuff in queer San Francisco. As an artist, KB has appeared on stages ranging from San Francisco Pride to Brown University. KB served for 4 years on the Trans March steering committee. They also co-produced the radical performance fest. Most recently, KB launched The Elder Project, a collaboration with OpenHouse for LGBT Seniors. They will expand the project into the East Bay in 2017. In collaboration with Celeste Chan, KB Boyce is the Artistic Director of Queer Rebel Productions. Find out more at www.kingtuffnstuff.com.

Celeste Chan  is a queer artist, writer, and organizer, schooled by DIY and immigrant parents from Malaysia and the Bronx, NY. She is a Hedgebrook, Lambda, and VONA fellow – and recent Sister Spit alum. Her writing can be found in AWAY, Citron Review, cream city review’s genrequeer folio, Foglifter, Mixed Race/Queer and Feminist, and the Glitter & Grit Anthology. Celeste collaborates and creates to amplify marginalized voices. She co-founded Queer Rebels, a queer and trans people of color arts project. They have toured films nationally, and screened work internationally at GLITCH festival, Entzaubert, Queeristan, What’s Your Flavor, and beyond. She’s a contributing editor for Foglifter, a new literary journal of queer form & content. A lifelong student of alternative education, she created a Queer Rebels series called Writing Rainbow: A QTPOC FREE SCHOOL; she also served as student-teacher in DIY Art School. This summer, she’ll begin production on ART Heart, a documentary about riot grrrl’s subcultural lineage (with Elliat Graney-Saucke). This fall, she will lead nine-month long workshops: Queer Ancestors Project/ QAP Writes, for youth 18-24, and Writing Rainbow, for queer/trans and people of color writers of all ages. Email her for more info: diy.queer.arts@gmail.com or through www.celestechan.com