Updates from AltEx Grantees: May-June 2016

Leah Rosenberg and Carissa Potter Carlson commune with the sun.

A bimonthly round-up

Updates from AltEx Grantees: May-June 2016

I Am San Francisco: Black Past and Presence, Round 9 Grantee
50 Phelan Ave., San Francisco
I Am San Francisco presents an exhibition celebrating Black life in San Francisco at the Rosenberg Library at City College of San Francisco, open through October 2016. Visit during the library’s open hours. Curated by Jarrel Phillips, with collaborating artists Kheven LaGrone, Christine Joy Ferrer, and Jess Clarke.

Irving Street Projects, Round 9 Grantee
4331 Irving St., San Francisco
Kate Haug’s exhibition, News Today, examines the history of Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, including artifacts, re-creations, and her extensive research. Closes June 25.

LEGION: Presents, Round 9 Grantee
678 Commercial St., San Francisco
This, That, And Hours In The Sun, opening May 20, features Leah Rosenberg’s and Carissa Potter Carlson’s collaborations with the sun. Opening reception Friday, May 20, 5-8 PM, closes June 24.

Free Oakland UP, Round 8 Grantee
2809 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland
Artist Jocelyn Meggait’s East Oakland free thrift store, art gallery, and community maker space is celebrating its second year and raising funds to become a non-profit. Stop by the space and contribute or donate to her online campaign.

Haxan Film Festival, Round 8 Grantee
HÄXÄN Festival is accepting submissions for their womyn-run film festival focusing on local filmmakers. Film/video or performance/installation submissions are due June 30, apply here.

San Francisco Zine Fest, Round 8 Grantee
San Francisco Zine Fest celebrates its 15th annual festival in Golden Gate Park on Sunday September 4th. Exhibitor applications will be open June 1st through June 21st.

Stairwell’s, Round 5 Grantee
By popular demand, Stairwell’s is repeating their Field Trip exploring alternate definitions of “power,” originally presented as part of the 2016 Open Engagement conference. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.