AhSa-Ti Nu

AhSa-Ti Nu – East Bay Vocalist, poet, actress, African drummer and musician. In 2016 AhSa-Ti Nu celebrated the release of her debut, full length album “REBORN”, a much-anticipated effort that soulfully combines old school rhythm and blues, classical jazz, reggae roots with a little funk on top. Recently in 2018 AhSa-Ti Nu, in collaboration with The Dust Collector, released an album simply titled Nu Dust. Her dynamic live performances are engaging, uplifting and a testament to AhSa-Ti Nu’s burgeoning talent.

Having performed at notable venues and festivals across the United States, AhSa-Ti Nu is no stranger to the stage. In recent times, she has supported the likes of Sean Hayes, The Stone Foxes, Meklit Hadero, Quinn DeVeaux and Blue Beat Review and many more. Stepping gracefully into the spotlight, AhSa-Ti Nu is terrifically talented solo artist whose music is starting to reach different corners of the globe, and rightfully so.

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Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.

Jai Lei Yee

Jai Lei Yee‘s life motto is: stay vulnerable, tender, and fierce. They have published three prints and two poems through Foglifter with Queer Ancestor Projects Writes. Their works include short film My Femme Is A Reflection which has been shown at QWOCMAP and the SF Trans Film Festival. They have been part of the Queer Emerging Artist Residency and performed at Call Them In: A #DignityInProcess Artivist Dinner. They were part of TAKEOVER: Kristina Wong which showed at the Asian Art Museum as part of the Pokémon Socialist Go group.

Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.

Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes

Dazié Rustin Grego-Sykes is an Oakland, California based performance artist. He’s a graduate of The Experimental Performance Institute at New College of California. It was there he learned to transform spoken word into incendiary solo plays. He has been a member of Queer Identified Objects, The Deep Dickollective and has toured with Pomo Afro Homos for the remounting of “Fierce Love.” Dazié’s most recent performance work titled “Nigga-Roo” has been performed at The Flight Deck in Oakland and The San Francisco Fringe Festival where he received the Best of Fringe Award in 2017. In Fall of 2018 Dazié will graduate with an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts and Writing from the California Institute of Integral Studies.

Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.

Dawn Rudd

Dawn Rudd: Inspired by emotion, rhythm, nature and ritual; contemporary abstract painter, photographer and poet Dawn Rudd creates with passion and vitality creating work that both engages and transfixes her audience. Born in Connecticut, nurtured by a family of musicians, activists, writers, artists and educators, Dawn studied at UMASS/Amherst and Parsons The New School for Design in New York City before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area. Although best known as an abstract expressionist painter and collagist, Dawn is a published writer and former editor who writes with urgency and intensity. Both subtle and profound, this prolific artists’ body of work is alive, complex and arresting.

Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.

Faluda Islam

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto//Faluda Islam\\ is an artist, performer, zombie drag queen and curator of mixed Pakistani and Lebanese descent. His work explores complex identity politics formed by centuries of colonialism and exacerbated by contemporary international politics. Bhutto explores the politics of queerness, its intersections with Islam and how it exists in a constant liminal and non-aligned space. Bhutto is currently an artist in residence at SAFEHouse for the Arts, curatorial resident at SOMArts Cultural Center and is a fall artist in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts. Bhutto is currently based in the Bay Area from where he received his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute in the summer of 2016. Today he works as a teaching artist, community arts facilitator and part time unicorn in San Francisco.

Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.

Tijanna O. Eaton

Tijanna O. Eaton is a former recidivist and homeless drug addict who has been clean and sober since 1994. She has served on the Five Keys Schools and Programs Board of Directors since 2006 and was recently elected to the board of the Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project. Tijanna was co-creator of a queer POC recovery conference in the late 90s and was the 2015-17 POC liaison to the International Ms. Leather competition. Tijanna is writing a book about her homelessness and incarceration called BOLT Cutters, a ridiculous tale of three years, twelve arrests, and impossible redemption.

Queer Rebel Productions: our mission is to showcase queer and trans artists of color, connect generations, and honor our histories with art for the future.