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OAKLAND―We Are More: Stories by Queer Comic Artists

September 13, 2019 @ 4:00 am7:00 am


An excerpt from The Garden by Lawrence Lindell.

Visit California Humanities for new Art of Storytelling exhibit We Are More: Stories by Queer Comic Artists. We Are More highlights the connections between queer identity and other lived experiences through the artwork and storytelling of four queer-identified comic artists. Browse books and view artwork by contemporary Oakland-based queer-identified artists Ajuan Mance, Breena Nuñez, Lawrence Lindell, and Trinidad Escobar. View clips of forthcoming documentary film NO STRAIGHT LINES: THE STORY OF QUEER COMICS, supported by a California Documentary Project grant, which tells the story of how LGBTQ comics evolved from a marginalized underground scene to that of mainstream acknowledgement that we know today. Second Fridays July through September, 2019 (July 12, August 9, September 13) 11 am–2 pm California Humanities @ Swan’s Market 538 9th Street, Suite 210 Oakland, California With questions, contact John Nguyen-Yap, or 415-391-1474 x301. This exhibit is free and open to the public. California Humanities is conveniently located three blocks from the 12th Street/City Center BART station, on the corner of 9th Street and Clay Street. Multiple AC Transit lines and metered street parking is located within the surrounding blocks. An elevator is available to the second floor, and wheelchair-accessible all-gender restrooms are available inside Suite 210. For other access needs, please contact well in advance of your visit.


September 13, 2019
4:00 am – 7:00 am
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California Humanities Oakland Office
538 9th Street Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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