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Past Event June 8, 2017 / 6:00pm – 8:30pm
The Fight Issue
Southern Queer Representation in Arts & Media
Presented by WUSSY Mag
SOUTHERN QUEER REPRESENTATION IN ARTS & MEDIA”
A Panel Discussion
Corian Ellisor (performance artist and drag mother at Marys)
Jody Fausett (Idea Capital, Atlanta Artist)
Kristina Brown (GloATL)
Leo Hollen Jr (filmmaker, co creator of Queer Moxie)
Theresa Davis (Atlanta spoken word artist)
Zaida J (Associate Editor @ WUSSY)
What is the Southern+Queer narrative? How is it defined?
The importance of the SQ narrative
The current state of SQ representation
Current SQ artists making an impact
A future for inclusivity and how do we get there
T K Haile
The Fight Issue will be available on site to purchase for $15.
WUSSY is a Southern + Queer magazine based in Atlanta, encouraging the discussion of politics, art, and expression from the perspective of Southern queers. Founded in May 2015, WUSSY has garnered a dedicated following of readers, who look to us for a curated, singular, queer-centric point-of-view.
September 26 / 7:00pm
Grant Information Session
Presented by Creative Capital
Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas.
September 29 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
October 3 / 7:00pm
Nexus Award 2019
Honoring Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole
Atlanta Contemporary honors Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole with the 2019 Nexus Award at a reception on Wednesday, October 3.