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VIX: Pomegranates

VIX: virtual international exchange — brings together national and international artists to contemplate ideas of intimacy and queering spaces, places and gestures. The artists advance a more intergenerational, queer, & poc centered dialogue that introduce meditations on practices deeply rooted in performance, moving image, voyeurism, spectacle & theater.

Queer Blessings for Eid al-Adha
Programmed by Nabil

Nabil is an artist, creative organizer and experience
designer currently based in Chicago. Since 2014, they
have been organizing and curating performance
and new media works in collaboration with organizations
and artist run platforms such as MIX NYC and VIX.

Currently, Nabil is a programmer of
The Nightingale Cinema and
UX/UI Design Faculty at the Flatiron School.

Nabil’s works have been exhibited nationally and
internationally in museums, festivals and galleries;
including a solo exhibition at the
New Bedford Museum of Art (2018) and featured
in publications such as Phaidon’s Art and Queer Culture(2019),
Emergency Index Vol. 6&7, The Guardian,
The Washington Post and The Aerogram.



Filed under: artist in attendance, Asian, autobiography, black and brown, cityscape, collaboration, documentary, environmental, ethnography, expanded cinema, history, home movies, international, muslim, narrative, new media, performance, place, queer, social justic, south asian, urban

Meanwhile presents Bye Gurl Bye

 

Meanwhile is a new storytelling and live zine-making series hosted by Megan Kirby and Jan-Henry Gray every other month at Delilah’s in Chicago. While performers are on stage, the audience will be drawing and writing to the show’s theme. The pages will be collected and a zine will be created to be released at the next show.

Meanwhile presents
Bye Gurl Bye: a going-away extravaganza for Jan-Henry Gray.
With special performances by Megan Kirby, D.J. Williams,
and Zyle Christian Cook. BYOB. Free. Party starts at 7.
Performances throughout the night.

Programmed by Nabil



Filed under: artist in attendance, literature, music, narrative, new media, performance, poetry, queer

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