Matchmaking in the Archives

Video (1:04:14): Sinister Visdom has invited interdisciplinary artist E.G. Crichton to talk about her project Matchmaking in the Archive. She is joined by Chris E. Vargas, Nancy Stockwell and TT Takemoto.

Precarious Lives

This exhibition is a part of the 22. Annual National Queer Arts Festival in California which runs May 22 – June 29, 2019. Precarious Lives – opening reception: June 6, 6 – 9pm at SOMArts Cultural Center, Main Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Queer California: Untold Stories

Queer California: Untold Stories, April 13 – August 11, 2019 at Oakland Museum of California, USA. The exhibition aligns important milestones in LGBTQ+ culture with untold stories, focusing on the diversity of queer identities, civil rights, and resistance to oppression.

From Self to #Selfie

From Self to #Selfie, a queer arts exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, USA, June 3 – 23. Opening Reception: June 3, 2017, 1-4pm.

Queer Visual Culture – Spring 2017

Emerging Scholars Program, Wednesday, April 26, 5:00–7:00 pm. Florence and Leo B. Helzel Boardroom, San Francisco Campus, USA.
Free and open to the public


LOOKING FOR JIRO ONUMA; part 1: history and research. LOOKING FOR JIRO ONUMA: Queer Perspectives on Wartime Incarceration, a lecture, artist talk and screening by Professor Tina Takemoto of the California College of the Arts (2014). LOOKING FOR JIRO ONUMA; part 2: artist talk, film screening and question & answer…

Memories of Bjork-Geisha at SF MOMA

Video (28:01): MEMOIRS OF BJORK-GEISHA, an intervension SF MOMA by professor Tina Takemoto, artist and associate professor of visual and critical studies at the California College of the Arts, USA (2014).

Lesbian Art at CAA in Chicago

CAA returns to Chicago in 2014 for its 102nd Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago from Wednesday, February 12 to Saturday, February 15. I have surfed the programme and will higlight a couple of lesbian art events. Committee on Women in the Arts: Always Causing…

San Francisco – Curators Walkthrough of Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist Curator/Artist Walkthrough SOMArts Gallery San Francisco, USA June 15, 1pm Zeitgeist is the Nationa Queer Arts Festival’s visual arts group exhibtion. Curators for the exhibition include Jacqueline Francis, Josh Faught, Jordy Jones, Rudy Lemcke, Matt McKinley, Pam Peniston and Tina Takemoto. They say about theme and title of the…

Strange Bedfellows: Collaborative Practice in Queer Art

Press release by ROOT DIVISION, San Francisco, USA Strange Bedfellows: Collaborative Practice in Queer Art Presented as part of the National Queer Arts Festival 2013 Strange Bedfellows is a visual art exhibition exploring collaborative practice in queer art. Featuring the work of over twenty contemporary queer artists alongside ephemera loaned…

Chronotopia At SOMArts (2010)

Here is a video about the annual exhibition of the National Queer Arts Festival in California June 2010:
Justin Hoover takes us on a walk through ‘Chronotopia’ a queer group exhibition at SOMArts.