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Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements

Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements

Curated by Love Intersections | Feb 1 - Apr 18, 2020 | Opening Reception: Feb 1, 4-6 pm Yellow Peril; The Celestial Elements is a visual art exhibit inspired by the Chinese Five Elemental forces, seized by the urgent tensions between Queer Chinese diasporic identities. A collection of multichannel installations,...

Storytelling & Poetry Writing Workshop with jaye simpson

Storytelling & Poetry Writing Workshop with jaye simpson

Starting Jan 30th at Mt Pleasant Community Centre Presented by Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Queer Arts Festival TGD2S Inclusion Committee Hone your poetry, prose and essay skills with workshops facilitated by jaye simpson. These workshops strive to engage in the power of developing one’s voice and narrative while...


SUM gallery is Canada’s only queer mandated visual art gallery and one of only a few worldwide. SUM produces, presents and exhibits with a curatorial vision favouring challenging, thought-provoking multidisciplinary work that pushes boundaries and initiates dialogue. SUM brings diverse communities together to support artistic risk-taking, incite creative collaboration and experimentation and celebrate the rich heritage of queer artists and art.