The Passerby / After The Future
6th Annual Thessolaniki Biennial 2017

Photo: Psari Visua


May 27 - September 23, 2018 marks the seventh season of the BOFFO Residency.  We are thrilled to hav

July BOFFO Fire Island Residency

May 27 - September 23, 2018 marks the seventh season of the BOFFO Residency.    Nominated and selected by our past Fire Island artists from over 150 considerations, Kia LaBeija, Brontez Purnell, House of LaDosha, Julie Tolentino, Meriem Bennani, Torkwase Dyson, Lyle Ashton Harris, and Guadalupe Rosales will bring an exciting array of artistic practices to Fire Island.

Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art

99 Gansevoort St, New York City

When:  Friday, July 13, 2018

<See full schedule at link>

3:30–4:15 p.m. (45 minutes)

Panel III Alex Fialho

Race, gender, and protest: lessons from AIDS activism
Collective political action groups. Confronting oppressions, social activism, and inventing new ways of protest. Activism then and now.  A “how-to” for activism today.

  • Robert Vázquez-Pacheco    
  • Joy Episalla
  • Carrie Yamaoka
  • Julie Tolentino

The symposium, free and open to the public.  It will also be live-streamed.  

Exhibition Screening Performance

June 9: The Reading Room: Feminist Art of Self Help, ROOT DIVISION SF, CA


Curated by Jeanne Vaccaro and Stamatina Gregory at ROOT DIVISION, San Francisco with artists: Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo Christen Clifford Ricki Dwyer Nicki Green Linda Montano Laura Parnes Grace Rosario Perkins Allison Smith Julie Tolentino Stephanie Young Museum of Woman (Mikki Yamashiro) The Canaries (Jesse Cohen & Taraneh Fazeli) at ROOT DIVISION, San Francisco. 


Reading Room is in concert with a later exhibition, Curriculum, which will open at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York on January 18, 2019.

June 7 History of Violence, SOMARTS SF, CA


Curated by Rudy Lemcke 

Includes artworks by queer artists: Bren Ahearn Cassils Jaime Cortez Jamee Crusan Arthur Dong Jason Hanasik Jamil Hellu Angela Hennessy Xandra Ibarra Kadet Kuhne Việt Lê Tim Roseborough, David Wojnarowicz and Julie Tolentino and Stosh Fila  (Honey, 2013)

May 24 En Cuatro Patas, The BROAD LA, CA


Curated by Nao Bustamente & Xandra Ibarra. Performance in the galleries + Video in Oculus Hall--> Luciana Achugar, Amapola Prada, Carmina Escobar, Minaya, Xandra + Rob Fatal, Mickey Negro, Abigail Severance + Julie Tolentino's evidence, 2014 




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