Queer Arts Festival

The Queer Arts Festival (QAF) is an annual artist-run professional multidisciplinary arts festival at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, BC. Recognized as one of the top 5 festivals of its kind worldwide (Melbourne Herald Sun), QAF produces, presents and exhibits with a curatorial vision favouring challenging, thought-provoking work that pushes boundaries and initiates dialogue. Each year, the festival theme ties together a curated visual art exhibition, performing arts series, workshops, artist talks, panels, and media art screenings. QAF’s programming has garnered wide acclaim as “concise, brilliant and moving” (Georgia Straight), “easily one of the best exhibitions of the year in Vancouver” (Vancouver Sun), some of the most adventurous of any local arts festival” (The Province) and “on the forefront of aesthetic and cultural dialogue today” (Xtra).

The QAF crew at the 2017 festival. Photo: belle ancell.

Staff

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SD Holman
Artistic Director
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa
Glitter Manager

rachel@queerartsfestival.com
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General Manager

lfraser@queerartsfestival.com
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Alecska Divisadero
Programs & Administrative Coordinator

alecska@queerartsfestival.com
Ben Siegl
Arts Administrative Assistant

ben@queerartsfestival.com



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Lacie Burning
Curatorial Associate

lburning@queerartsfestival.com
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Mark
Production Manager

production@queerartsfestival.com