Annual Performance Art Festival initiated in 2011 by artist Hector Canonge with the support of QMAD, Queens Media Arts Development. ITINERANT 2012 will be a city wide event hosted at various organizations, galleries, and artist run spaces in the 5 boroughs of New York City. This year's festival focuses on works that treat notions of intimacy, self-reflection, and introspection. Artists working in contemporary performance art, visual performance art, and transmedia (sound, video and emerging technologies) were selected from an open call. more...
Queens’ Alternative Space for Queer Art at Hombres Lounge
Queer Bodies (September 2011): The first LGBT art exhibition in Queens explores visual representations of the masculine and / or feminine physique. Artists working in various media present their visions and constructions of gender and identity.
Genitalia (October 2011): Will focus on the erotic exploration of the feminine and masculine reproductive organs and their placement in popular Queer culture.
Q-Topias (November 2011): The exhibition will focus on the relationship between physical, imagined or virtual spaces where a Queer identity is created and nurtured.
Positive Art (December 2011): The fourth exhibition at GALERIA will bridge the gap between AIDS activism and what really happens in Gay bars and clubs. more...
A-LAB FORUM, 2009-Present
Crossing Art Gallery –Monthly Art Series
Monthly presentation and discussions designed as an opportunity for artists, working in various media, to discuss their work and ideas in relation to selected topics and concepts in the field of art production, collaboration, and critical thinking. more...
Crossing Art Gallery (Spring 2011)–Queens’ First Performance Art Mini Festival
This exhibition program focuses on works that treated notions of displacement, delivery, and transformation. Participating artists use performative narratives and actions that evoke immediacy and intimacy to bridge the gap of communication and distance. more...
Framing AIDS Exhibition at the Partnership Gallery of the Queens Museum of Art
The art exhibition featured the works of twenty three artists who were selected based on this year’s open call inspiration theme ‘indifference and invisibility’ to reflect on the present lack of activism and public awareness about HIV / AIDS. more...
Space 37 –QMAD’s Store Front Gallery
This exhibition explores the relationship of language and the visual arts. Through paintings, illustrations, photography, sculpture, installations, video, performance and new-media, BABEL establishes connections between the written word and the recent explosion of immigrant conclaves in and around New York City more...
+ i (positive eye), 2007
Framing AIDS 2007 at the Community Gallery of the Queens Museum of Art
Queens Annual Observance of World AIDS Day Through the Arts Exhibition featured to works of artists who are HIV Positive or have been afflicted by the AIDS Pandemic. more...
QUEER NEW WORLD, 2007
Visual AIDS –Online Web Gallery
Through the works of 20 artists from the archives of Visual AIDS, the online exhibition presents a Post Queer vision. A world where not everything is so black or white, right or left, female or male, gay or straight, transvestite or transgender, but where variations and complex constructions of Being, Self, and Identity are evident. more...