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Free Thursday Night Hangs: Battle It Out—Gender Warriors

May 10, 2018
5:00PM8:00PM
Ryan Learning Center
Free, no registration required

AGES 13–19

Join designers Sky Cubacub and Compton Q for a performance workshop exploring emotional armor and soft sculpture weaponry. Get inspired by the Arms, Armor, Medieval and Renaissance galleries, create your own wearable gear from everyday materials, and show off your work in a group performance. 

5:00-7:00pm Free cereal buffet, drop-in open studio, and gallery hangs 

7:15-7:30pm Group performance in Pritzker Garden

7:30-8:00pm Sky and Compton share about their creative work

About the Artists 

Sky Cubacub is a nonbinary filipinx queer disabled artist who is the creator of Rebirth Garments, a line of clothing, lingerie, and swimwear for the full spectrum of gender, size, and ability. Sky is also the author of “Radical Visibility: A QueerCrip Dress Reform Movement Manifesto.”

Compton Q is an artist and designer that explores Afro-futurism, gender fluidity, popular/material culture, historical narratives, and the rapidly evolving world of street fashion in their work. In addition to their independent practice, Compton collaborates with Sky on Rebirth Garments, handcrafting clothing and accessories.