elisha lim art and storytelling

elisha lim
Exhibitions
Say It To My Face.
Say It To My Face.

Ahhhhh! I have been given the glorious job of curating my all-time favourite contemporary queer artists for the Gladstone’s annual That’s So Gay exhibit. The show will run through June and July of 2013. This is our website, and my curatorial statement: “That’s So Gay” was originally a flirty protest reclaiming an insult in the […]

2-QTPOCMONTRÉAL
2-QTPOCMONTRÉAL

 2-Qtpoc is my curatorial debut, and has developed into a week long festival. It’s a celebration of racialized queers in conjunction with pervers/cité - Montréal’s alternative queer pride. Ange Loft (Toronto) Leroi Newbold (Toronto) Adee Roberson (Oakland) Walter K. Scott (Montréal) Kesso Saulnier (Montréal) Textaqueen (Melbourne) Artists, organizers and myself talked to Nantali Indongo about the festival’s importance […]

Drag McQueen
Drag McQueen

July 2011 The Raging Spoon, Toronto ON This installation was made of cake, icing, chocolate, sugar, laquer, leather and wood. It was part of the group show “Gender: An exhibit of epic proportions“

God Loves Queers
God Loves Queers

2011 Proud City, illustration + audio installation, Toronto School of Art 9 queer folks prayed into an audio recording for this group show, which was curated on the theme: Strategies Against Homophobia. I’m very happy to have received an art grant to develop the recordings into a short film, which will debut in 2013.

The Illustrated Gentleman
The Illustrated Gentleman

2011 FAG Gallery, Toronto, ON

Sissy
Sissy

November 11 – December 31, 2011 William Way, Philadelphia Group Show Molly Landreth, Elisha Lim, and Aiden Simon Curated by Eli J. VandenBerg

100% Mixed Race
100% Mixed Race

A-Space Gallery Vitrines, Toronto January 20 2012 – March 3 2012  This was my first exhibit of pastel portraits. Four portraits and four hand-written interviews treat mixed race folks as cultural experts.

That’s So Gay
That's So Gay

Gladstone Hotel, Toronto June 2012 The theme of this group show will be gender, and I created a piece about how racism mitigates gender presentation.