Archive of DIY Production

Maplechasers: A Program of Canada’s Sweetest Video Makers.

on March 12th, 2012 in Community Partner Program, DIY Production, Festival, Mapping, Special Presentation, [**] SPACE by | 1 Comment

. Do you know any Canadians? Well come to the Maplechasers screening and become familiar with some of our finest queer Canadian video makers! Fall in love with the canucks! Move up north to the land of beavers, the queen, and maple syrup and get all your art funded. This…

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In The Family: The Queer Rolodex

on February 14th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, DIY Production, Mapping by | 1 Comment

About a month ago, one of my closest friends had a pretty major health scare. Being the good West Coast queer I am, one of the first things I did was call a friend and ask her to whip up a batch of her herbal Trauma Tea to tamper the…

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Queer Economy – by Keith Hennessy

on February 14th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, DIY Production, Mapping by | 2 Comments

How do YOU relate to “economy? I don’t relate to economy. I am made and unmade by economy. It’s been pointed out by several political philosophers and poets that our language and beliefs and perception are almost totally occupied by value, debt, exchange, deal, theft, tax, gamble, boss, worker, and…

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BLOG SALON #2: On Queer Economies – FEB 13th through Feb 17th, 2012

on February 13th, 2012 in Blog Salon, DIY Production, Mapping, Special Presentation by | No Comments

About Release Dates About Instigated by Jesse Hewit and Ernesto Sopprani, this virtual salon gathers some of SF’s best queer contermporary art makers.  Prompted with a question we all grapple with every day, art makers share with us how do they make “it” happen.  We look at what tactics, currencies,…

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TOO MUCH! A Queer Performance Marathon 2012 – UPDATE!

on February 13th, 2012 in DIY Production, Festival, Programs, [**] SPACE by | No Comments

  Hello those interested in Too Much 2012, It turns out that Too Much 2012 is simply too much!  Inspired by Occupy while looking for new frontiers for local queer performance we decided to try a smaller, more decentralized, public site Too Much! This was a last minute vision without…

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BODY WEATHER LABORATORY with Sherwood Chen

on November 19th, 2011 in DIY Production, WORKSHOP, [**] SPACE by | No Comments

The OffCenter presents BODY WEATHER LABORATORY with Sherwood Chen @ [* *]! SPACE – 848 Divisadero San Francisco, CA 94117  Four consecutive MONDAYS 6:30p – 9:30p November 28 thru December 19 . BODY WEATHER LABORATORY is kinesthetic and movement research initiated by dancer/farmer and improvisateur Min Tanaka, and further developed by exponents…

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Robert Steijn 3-Day Intensive – Diving into the Subconscious

on October 12th, 2011 in Community Partner Program, DIY Production, Special Presentation by | No Comments

THEOFFCENTER, Zero Performance, Jorge De Hoyos and KUNST-STOFF Arts are proud to present internationally acclaimed dance and performance artist Robert Steijn for a three day workshop intensive Monday-Wednesday, October 31st-November 2nd at KUNST-STOFF Arts. Working between Amsterdam and Vienna, Robert Steijn’s multiple careers in and around contemporary dance include several…

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Robert Steijn’s Solo: “I am a reborn smoker”

on October 12th, 2011 in Community Partner Program, DIY Production, Special Presentation, WORKSHOP by | No Comments

  Robert Steijn’s Solo Performance – “I am reborn a smoker / Allowing myself to get high in the clouds of imagination” Thursday, November 3rd, 8pm @ Joe Goode Performance Annex, 499 Alabama St (at 17th), SF 94110 Tickets: $10-20 sliding scale, http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/206055 or cash at the door THEOFFCENTER, Zero Performance and Jorge…

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BUFFET FLATS – QUEERING SLOW FOOD – Kicks off July 15

on July 1st, 2011 in DIY Production by | No Comments

BUFFET FLATS – QUEERING SLOW FOOD #1 has SOLD OUT. Folks, we are at capacity. Thank you for your amazing support and interest. This is one of a series and next month is already under way – if you want to be a part of it (as an artist, or…

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KILLER QUEEN: THE STORY OF PACO THE PINK POUNDER opens on May 20th in Los Angeles

on May 17th, 2011 in DIY Production, Special Presentation, Theater by | No Comments

Photo Caption: Peter Griggs is Paco the Pink Pounder in his one-man show Killer Queen. Photo Credit: Jose Guzman-Colon. KILLER QUEEN: THE STORY OF PACO THE PINK POUNDER Peter Griggs performs the life of a gay boxer. Told with live musical accompaniment of songs by Queen Written and performed by Peter…

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