FEMME IN PUBLIC: A Solo Performance by ALOK
What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you?
Alok is trying to figure it out. Join us for an evening of comedy, poetry, and performance.
8PM MONDAY JUNE 18
CounterPulse: 80 Turk Street, San Francisco
$15 Tickets in Advance: http://counterpulse.org/event/femme-in-public/
*This is a wheelchair accessible space*
*For questions about the venue please email [email protected]
*Alok will be selling copies of their poetry book FEMME IN PUBLIC after the show*
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is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator, and entertainer. Their eclectic style, political comedy, and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. Alok was recently the youngest recipient of the prestigious Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and have presented their work at 300 venues in more than 30 countries.
This show is presented in collaboration with RADAR PRODUCTIONS: a Bay Area queer literary arts organization creating and supporting a community of queer artists of color through commissioning, developing and presenting ground-breaking literary work.
CounterPulse is building a movement of risk-taking art that shatters assumptions and builds community. For more information, please visit counterpulse.org