QCA Events at CAA 2018: February 21-24, LA Convention Center

Psycho Nymph Exile, 2016, by Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Neotenomie, & Sloan

The 2018 CAA conference will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from February 21-24, 2018.  Here is a list of Queer Caucus member activities at this year’s conference:

Laurie Edison "Debbie Notkin, April Miller, Carol S, Queen T'hisha, and Robyn Brooks"

Wednesday, February 21st

10:30AM-12:00 PM Room 403B
The Queer Caucus for Art affiliated panel, “LA/LX: Queer and Latinx in Los Angeles” will be held on with papers by Leticia Alvarado, Laura Aguilar and Pilar Tompkins Rivas and Roy Martinez.

4:00 PM Treasure Room, 110 Dabney Hall, California Institute of Technology
Christine Filippone (Ph.D. 2009) will give a book talk about her book Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America (Routledge Press, 2017) which received The SECAC Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication (2017).  The talk is sponsored by the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences and The Kellogg Radiation Laboratory. All are welcome to attend!

Wednesday - Sunday 10:00-6:00 Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica
Laurie Edison’s photograph, "Debbie Notkin, April Miller, Carol S, Queen T'hisha, and Robyn Brooks" from Women En Large was chosen to be in "Art Speaks! Lend Your Voice", at the Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica, in conjunction with the WCA national conference. Art Speaks! runs from February 22 to March 10.

Thursday, February 22nd  

2:00 PM Petree Hall C & D

QCA co-chair Andy Campell will interview Anna Campbell, Associate Professor of Art & Design, Grand Valley State University (https://annacampbell.net/) Andy Campbell is Assistant Professor of Critical Studies, USC-Roski School of Art & Design

4:00–5:30 PM, Room 405

Queer-identified artists Lorenzo Triburgo, Rafael Soldi, Garth Amundson & Pierre Gour use Anita Bryant as a point of departure for their presentation “Save Our Children! That Sweet, Sweet Pie in Anita Bryant’s Face.” They have been exploring notions surrounding cultural definitions of "family values" within their studio practice for decades, focusing on the matter through the lens of their photographic practices and personal experiences. Panelists will discuss materialist, historical, and personal critiques of the nuclear family in the service of queering “family values.”

Friday, February 23rd

3:30-5:00 PM Room 411

Richard Rinehart and Vagner Mendonça Whitehead, will chair the panel “Queering New Media Art & Asking Questions about Nothing”  This session attempts to assess various responses to queer erasure in the overlapping enclaves of new media art comprised of artists, academics, industry and institutional professionals.

7:00 PM, Bar Mattachine, 221 W 7th. St.

Queer Caucus Hang Out!

Join us for a relaxation and libations.

Saturday, February 24th

2:00 PM,  Room 402B

Queer Caucus Business Meeting


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