SPIRIT: A HUNDRED YEARS OF QUEER ASIAN ACTIVISM

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FEATURING 23+ QUEER ASIAN ARTISTS AND CULTURAL ACTIVISTS!

From the Asian avant-garde to 1960’s activists, Angel Island poets to Slam champions, the Queer Asian Diaspora comes alive through performance, films, and discussion.

WHEN/WHERE

Friday, May 10th, 8pm
PERFORMANCE
Mission Cultural Center (2868 Mission St, SF)
Buy Tickets: $12-$20

Saturday, May 11th, 3pm
PANEL
Brava Dance Studio, 2nd Flr (2781 24th St, SF). FREE

Saturday, 

May 11, 7pm
FILMS
Brava Theater (2781 24th St, SF)
Buy Tickets: $7-$10

PERFORMERS – MAY 10TH, 8PM

Eli-Coppola award winning poet, Ryka Aoki
Slam poet pioneer, Regie Cabico
Radically classical Sarah Cargill
Performance artist, Genevieve Erin O’Brien
Lambda Literary Award winner and Asian Arts Freedom School co-founder, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Genderqueer love warrior, Tonilyn Sideco
Sassy, sexy spoken word from Peacock Rebellion founder, Manish Vaidya

PANELISTS – MAY 11TH, 3PM

Conscientious objector and Veteran Artists founder, Stephen Funk
QWOCMAP founder, Madeleine Lim
Film studies doctoral candidate, Munira Lokhandwala
Scholar, mentor, and activist of 40+ years, Trinity Ordona
Post-humanist feminist scholar, Margaret Rhee
Dragonfruit oral history founder and Ethnic Studies Dean, Amy Sueyoshi

FILMMAKERS – MAY 11TH, 7PM

VONA literary fellow, Celeste Chan
Golden Golden filmmaker, Erica Cho
Experimental porneaoke-maker, Yvette Choy
Feminist fabulist filmmaker, Miki Foster
Poet liberationist, Vanessa Huang
Absurdist artist, Laura Hyunjhee Kim
Activist/filmmaker/femme fatale, So Yung Kim
Experimental artist, Jai Arun Ravine
Award-winning filmmaker/scholar/performance artist, Tina Takemoto
Shut Up White Boy and Kieu filmmaker, Vũ T. Thu Hà