Creating Queer Community 2015
June 29 & 30
Please Note: There is a misprint in the hard-copy catalog.
These workshops are on Monday, June 29 & Tuesday, June 30th.
Creating Queer Community
June 29 – African American Art and Culture Complex, 7pm
762 Fulton St, San Francisco (see map below)
June 30 – East Bay Community Foundation, 7pm
200 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland (see map below)
QCC began operating “Creating Queer Community” in 2000 by awarding 5 small commissions ranging from $500 to $1500. Since then, QCC has commissioned approximately 120 LGBT artists to create new works that authentically express our community’s diverse experiences. The vast majority of these commissions have been awarded to culturally-specific and gender-specific individual artists whose work expresses the experiences of queers of color, Lesbians and Transgender people. The commissioned work has broadened the Queer community’s understanding of the fluid nature of racial and gender identities and has provided many insights into what people of different races, gender identities and ages actually think.
For the first time, Qcc will conduct one of the required opening meetings and one set of the subsequent workshops in Oakland! You must attend one of these initial meetings and the workshops in order to be considered for funding.
African American Art and Culture Complex
East Bay Community Foundation