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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.
October 8 / 12:00pm
BLDGS Talk + Tour
Presented by Atlanta Design Festival
Grab a coffee and explore the historical Atlanta Contemporary building with the BLDGS, the architecture group behind the 2013 renovation of the galleries. This tour is part of the Atlanta Design Festival tour series with MA! Architecture Tours.
October 12 / 10:00am
Callanwolde Gallery Tour
Members will tour the fine art gallery located at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.
October 13 / 6:00pm
Andres Serrano’s Insurrection
Atlanta Contemporary hosts a screening of Insurrection, followed by a Q+A with the filmmaker, Andres Serrano.