Join Queerly Complex, Crystal Mason, Tray Smith / Realest Exposure, and other queer, trans, ad gender non-specific artists at the People's March & Fern Alley Music Series from 11am to 6pm in the original queer and trans neighborhood: POLK STREET.
We are popping up to do some interactive art-making to spread camaraderie & solidarity in these political times.
Read how immigrant artists, queer artists, and immigrant queer artists mixed it up to concoct a recipe for camaraderie and solidarity that crosses borders, bodies, cultures, and practices. PLUS! A recipe for vegan chocolate cake. With Nava Dance Theatre, ARTogether, the Immigrant Artist Network, and Queerly Complex.
His name is Banko Brown, and he's a Black trans San Franciscan born and raised in the Mission and Fillmore neighborhoods, who was shot and killed by an armed security guard at Walgreens on Market and 4th Streets on Thursday, April 27, 2023. On Monday, May 1, 2023, his family and comrades called for a rally and memorial outside the Walgreens.
This is my letter to him and what I commit to in honor of his life.
There's been a lot going on at Queerly Complex, and this smattering of shit in one big dump gives you a peek into all that makes up our cosmos. From Queer Art School to Immigrant Artist Network to People Get Ready, you don't want to miss on on this art-and-resource-full post.