Feminisms & Queerness

ArtsEverywhere recognizes that liberation, desire, gender expression and equality animate some of the most vital organizing and artmaking of our times.

The Feminisms and Queerness line of inquiry presents transnational embodiments by arts activists whose work is shaping futures ever more fluid, fierce and free.

Queer City

Amizade como ativismo / Friendship as Activism

Ajamu, London, United Kingdom 
Cl√°udio Bueno, S√£o Paulo, Brazil 
F√©lix Pimenta, S√£o Paulo, Brazil 
Flip Couto, S√£o Paulo, Brazil 
Jo√£o Sim√Ķes, S√£o Paulo, Brazil 

This piece opens with excerpts from Ajamu’s journal, talking about his process as an ArtsEverywhere artist in residence working with Black queer communities in New York, S√£o Paulo and Toronto. It then continues¬†with Ajamu in¬†conversation with Cl√°udio Bueno, Flip Couto,¬†F√©lix Pimenta, and Jo√£o Sim√Ķes. New York, August 2017 1.1 Not...

Cruising Quito: Notes on Grindr, Queer Codes, and Post-AIDS

Felipe Rivas San Mart√≠n, Valencia, Spain 

Cruising Quito was a project that I developed in the framework of Queer City Quito, from June 28 to July 8, 2017. The project included a residency at No Lugar, along with an experiential research and reflection on the different spaces and technologies of gay cruising in the city of...

SOY PAISAJE (I AM LANDSCAPE)

Eduardo Carrera, Quito, Ecuador 

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not even worth glancing at. РOscar Wilde[1]Since 2013, artists and activists have been invited to participate in an arts showcase as part of the cultural activities during the LGBTIQ+ Pride month in Quito, Ecuador. Last year, the show was...

Cidade Queer // Queer City

Danila Bustamante, S√£o Paulo, Brazil 

Bodies that listen, dance, resist, manifest and become visible in our contemporary city. Bodies that dance the sounds of funk music, rap, samba, voguing, waacking, among other sonic styles of contestation, resistance and struggle. Through talks, dinners, experiences and exchanges, a city seeks to discuss how we live, work, share...

Invisible Series

In/Visible Series: What is the role of women in the production of information and knowledge?

Another Africa, Vancouver, Canada 

In spring 2016, Another Africa launched In/Visible Voices of Women, a long-term publication project. Conceived by Clelia Coussonnet and Missla Libsekal, it focuses on women artists operating within Francophone and Lusophone Africa. Read more articles in the series here. What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name...

In/Visible Series: Is there cooperation amongst women?

Another Africa, Vancouver, Canada 

In spring 2016, Another Africa launched In/Visible Voices of Women, a long-term publication project. Conceived by Clelia Coussonnet and Missla Libsekal, it focuses on women artists operating within Francophone and Lusophone Africa. Read more articles in the series here. What is holding back the agency of women? Can we name...

In/Visible Series: What needs to change to make people feel like contemporary art is theirs too?

Another Africa, Vancouver, Canada 

In spring 2016, Another Africa launched In/Visible Voices of Women, a long-term publication project. Conceived by Clelia Coussonnet and Missla Libsekal, it focuses on women artists operating within Francophone and Lusophone Africa. Read more articles in the series here. Probing the possibilities of contemporary art, ultimately is a way for...

In/Visible Series: What have been the setbacks, and breakthroughs in the last decade?

Another Africa, Vancouver, Canada 

In spring 2016, Another Africa launched In/Visible Voices of Women, a long-term publication project. Conceived by Clelia Coussonnet and Missla Libsekal, it focuses on women artists operating within Francophone and Lusophone Africa. Read more articles in the series here. What is holding back the agency of women today? Can we...

Online Residency

ArtsEverywhere launches Online Artist Residency with Mavi Veloso’s #iwannamakerevolution

Mavi Veloso, S√£o Paulo, Brazil / Amsterdam, Netherlands 

iwannamakerevolution.artseverywhere.ca In May 2017 ArtsEverywhere.ca launched its first Online Residency with Brazilian artist Mavi Veloso. In collaboration with several other bichas and artists, she will reveal, reflect, confuse, and articulate her ongoing project #iwannamakerevolution, which focuses on transitioning voice techniques / voice feminization...