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Reading Room: Queen’s Park Oral History Transcriptions

Part of the Community Arts Space: What we long for Transformative Justice Project

All Ages
  • Free
Add to Calendar 2019-09-12 18:30:00 2019-09-12 19:30:00 Reading Room: Queen’s Park Oral History Transcriptions Join us for a collective reading and discussion of anonymous transcripts from artist Abdi Osman’s oral history research around cruising encounters in Queen’s Park. About Intimate Encounters ~ Animate Histories Inspired by the ‘cruising’ histories of nearby Queen’s Park, Intimate Encounters ~ Animate Histories considers the diverse ways in which culturally-specific experiences of desire, physical expression, and social connection take up space across Toronto, and how this is complicated by an increasingly gentrified urban landscape. Led by artist Abdi Osman and curator Ellyn Walker, this project makes visible the dignity, love, and generative practices embedded in local Black, Trans, and Queer histories through community art-making workshops, programs, and a cumulative exhibition. The 519 QueerEvents America/Toronto public

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The 519
519 Church StToronto
Gender Neutral Yes
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