QUE(E)RY - a radical/queer/arts convergence Oct. 10 / Chicago
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
+ 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:
AT 7.30pm MUSIC AND OPEN MIC PERFORMANCES BEGIN!
We have the great honor of hosting
Cristy Road (http://www.croadcore.org/)
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
Lesbian Community Care Project
Transformative Justice Law Project (TJLP)
Lichen Spiritual Archives/Zine Library
Chicago Radical Cheerleaders
See you there! more info at -- queery2009.wordpress.com