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Transfluent program series runs through Jan. 9
From a press release
2015-10-25

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Transfluent is a three month-long public engagement in support of trans representation and advocacy. Through varied forms of expression — visual, performative, and conversational — this program invites patrons and visitors to engage with the question: Am I transfluent? Now through January 9, 2016

In celebration, two art exhibitions — Pearly Foam and Trisha Shattuck: Machinations of a Monk — are being held concurrently at Center on Halsted and David Weinberg Photography. With an exhibition anchored at each site, corollary programming is scheduled throughout the season between the two spaces to offer individuals the opportunity to engage with artistic forms of trans representation coupled with moments of critical learning and understanding. Programming for the season extends beyond the two art shows to include conversations with the artists, screenings of their work, the Trans Day of Remembrance commemoration, the trans fluential film festival, and a legal panel highlighting trans rights.

Please join us at the following public events, also formed in partnership with Chicago Media Project. For more information: www.d-weinberg.com/pearly-foam-programming.

November 8, 1-4 pm

Oli Rodriguez: Artist Talk and Book Launch

Location: David Weinberg Photography, 300 W. Superior St. #203, Chicago, IL.

Please join us for The Papi Project book launch. Created by artist Oli Rodriguez, this

interdisciplinary project expressed through 3D photographic sculptures, video,

photography, and performance is now sequenced as a beautiful artist's monograph.

November 14, 6 pm

Wolfie E. Rawk: a Duplicate Me Jaws AKA The Payback ( or how I learned

to quit worrying and love the taste of flesh )

Location: David Weinberg Photography, 300 W. Superior St. #203, Chicago, IL.

Working continuously around the B-Horror film genre, Rawk presents a never-beforeseen

cut of the cult classic Jaws.

November 19, 6 pm

Screening: From This Day Forward

Location: Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, Ill. Third Floor Gallery

Join Center on Halsted, David Weinberg Photography, and Chicago Media Project for

the screening of From This Day Forward, an award-winning documentary featuring artist

Trisha Shattuck. Trisha's work is on display in Center on Halsted's third floor gallery

beginning October 9 through January 5, 2016. The screening is free and open to the

public. To reserve your seat please visit: www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents.cfm.

November 20, 6:30-8 pm

Trans Day of Remembrance

Location: Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL. Third Floor Gallery

Each year on November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance ( TDOR ) events occur

throughout the world to honor the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of

anti-transgender violence in the past year. To mark this solemn day, we invite you to

join us at the Center as we come together for an interactive evening of reflection,

discussion, and advocacy.

November 21, 12:30-7 pm

trans fluential Film Festival

Location: Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL. Third Floor Gallery

The very first trans fluential Film Festival at Center on Halsted is a daylong

celebration of films that capture the unique and influential journey accompanying the

trans experience. Programs will include feature length films, short films and several talk

back sessions. Screenings are open to the public with a $5 suggested donation. Please

RSVP in advance to save your seat, www.community.centeronhalsted.org/transfluential.

November 28, 6 pm

Sofia Moreno: Performances

Location: TBD

Sofia Moreno presents selections from the P o r n A g a i n video series. This event

features live performances from Moreno's entourage of sea queens and collaborators

throughout this project.

December 3, 12-1:30pm — Trans Rights Panel

Location: David Weinberg Photography 300 W. Superior St. #203, Chicago, IL.

ACLU LGBT Project Director, John Knight leads a panel discussion on transgender

rights.


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