In partnership with the Art of Élan, SDAI presents a special collaborative program tied to Roberto Romero Molina's innovative sound installation and the culminating event in Art of Élan’s fourth annual Young Artists in Harmony apprenticeship program in partnership with A Reason to Survive (ARTS).
Celebrate the Mano a Mano mural completion, by Hugo Crosthwaite and Jose Hugo Sánchez, and the reception for concurrent multimedia installations: Last Night at Playas de Tijuana, by Ana Andrade and Who Are We Anyways, by Armando de la Torre, who frequently address issues surrounding the Tijuana/San Diego border.
On Friday, Nov. 10, Poetry & Art Series 2017 presents authors Tomas Gayton, Jim Moreno and Chris Vannoy. People’s Choice Poem Performance Awards follow featured readings and performances. This interactive arts and culture experience will include beverages, snacks and plenty of time to mingle.
Both tragic and humorous, her drawings, photography, videos and performances make up pieces of her autobiography. The range of techniques used are linked to the plurality of time which underlies femininity: childhood memory, adult life, consciousness, unconsciousness.
General Admission: $5
Pre-sale is over, please purchase your tickets at the door.
Help us send a fond farewell to the stellar work of Millennial Pink, SDAI's most popular exhibition in its 76 year history. An artist talk with Riain Hager will be followed by a performance by Jaime Ramos titled "I'm Sorry If I've Been Distant, Pt. 1.," and close with a music performance by Helixhand.
From its humble beginnings in 2002 as a small birthday party for a few friends, Booty Bassment has grown to become one of California's best rap-based dance clubs. Performing regularly in San Diego, San Francisco, and Orange County, they meld both underground and throwback tracks. Booty Bassment is celebrating their 15th anniversary in August!
SDAI is proud to host its first full day summer art camp. Each unique week of projects will correspond with a popular contemporary art theme. Campers will have the chance to experiment with a wide range of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and video.
* Image from Camp Parkeology, Photo by: Patrick Miller-Gamble
SDAI Project Space
Jose Hugo Sanchez Jimenez uses monumental printmaking to explore the fragments of dangerous borders and cross-cultural hybrid identities. Paradoxical boundaries trigger the mental sensibilities of local exiles, foreigners, and refugees of global culture censorship.
Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution
Written and Directed by Yony Leyser
2017, 82 minutes
Interviewees discuss homophobia, gender, feminism, AIDS, assimilation, sex, and, of course, art. The extensive participant list includes Bruce LaBruce, G.B. Jones, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, John Waters, Justin Vivian Bond, Lynn Breedlove, Silas Howard, Pansy Division, Penny Arcade, Kathleen Hanna, Kim Gordon, Deke Elash, Tom Jennings, Team Dresch, and many more. Encompassing a breadth of history and influence, Queercore ends with a glimpse towards Riot Grrl and artists like Peaches and The Gossip, who, inspired by queercore legacy, were next to take the stage.