This exhibit was so exciting! Amongst other pleasures, I got to show a floor to ceiling copy of a conversation between Alison Bechdel and I. We were talking about the different ways that “butch” has been defined over the generations, especially in terms of gender pronouns. This conversation was the pending introduction for my graphic […]
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-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 […]
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“
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.
2011 FAG Gallery, Toronto, ON
November 11 – December 31, 2011 William Way, Philadelphia Group Show Molly Landreth, Elisha Lim, and Aiden Simon Curated by Eli J. VandenBerg
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.
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.