Friday, October 9, 2009

QUE(E)RY - a radical/queer/arts convergence

Genderqueer Chicago will be present. Come hang out!

oct. 10th - THIS SATURDAY
10:30 a.m. to midnight
ida noyes hall, 1212 e 59th st.

a FREE one-day convergence of artists, activists, students, kinksters, queers, and awesome kids to discuss, dress up, explore intersectionality, make art, share skills, and dance hard.

there will be FREE vegan-friendly lunch & dinner for participants!

Choose among 20 workshops led by students, faculty, kinksters, artists, and more. Some titles include:

Trans Inclusion within Gay/Lesbian/Feminist communities
Do Cylons Have Rights?
Criminal (In)Justice and the Prison System
Radical Collaboration: Photography, Political Resistance, and Genderplay
BDSM As Bio-Political Resistance
Erotica Writing

+ zinemaking, an interactive exhibit by the Leather Archives & Museum, free queer-friendly safe sex kits, a film screening, glitter, art by Nessie Ruiz, and much much more.

Find the full schedule at:
http://queery2009.wordpress.com/workshop-descriptions/


AT 7.30pm MUSIC AND OPEN MIC PERFORMANCES BEGIN!
We have the great honor of hosting
Cristy Road (http://www.croadcore.org/)
and
Bad Heart Bull (http://www.myspace.com/clitorectomyandthemutilators)

Followed by an awesome loud powerful Open Mic for all! We'll keep it going until Ida Noyes kicks us out. BRING YOUR INSTRUMENT, your voice, and/or your excitement!

Come for a minute or a day to check out a workshop, perform a poem,
meet a friend, try on a crazy wig, brainstorm out loud, lead a workshop,
make a zine, appreciate some art, learn some kink, or spontaneously jam.
WE WELCOME IMPROMPTU WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCES.

This conference is a student-conceptualized and organized, never before,
never again-type thing. You should come check it out.

THANK YOU to the following collaborating organizations!
Yah's Vegan Cuisine
Backstory Cafe
Lesbian Community Care Project
Transformative Justice Law Project (TJLP)
Lichen Spiritual Archives/Zine Library
UChicago RACK
UChicago SDS
Platypus
Genderqueer Chicago
Chicago Radical Cheerleaders
....& more.

See you there! more info at -- queery2009.wordpress.com

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