June 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tickets $0-25

A prediction, a prophecy, a promise, a threat. Move through this portal and bathe in divine visions for our collective queer, trans, and two-spirit post future now.

Vaz A Ver/ You Will See’s opening night with a series of performances, dance, music and ceremony.

Exhibiting Artists

Val Campean
Irina Contreras
Alex De La Mareas
Demian DinéYazhi´
Edgar Fabian Frias
Tge. Galéon
Avé-Ameenah Long
Naima Lowe
Frances Mead
Astrid Mejia
Victoria Montaña
MXCT: Monical Canilao
and Xara Thustra
Cristy Road
Sadie Robison
Sins Invalid
Val Quezada
Gaia XYZ

Inés Ixierda
Xtal Azul.

Opening Night tickets are sliding scale, proceeds will be distributed among participating the artists.

About the Curators 

Inés Ixierda is a queer disabled Mestizx visual artist and media maker creating subversive graphic narratives, anarchafeminist propaganda, and casting decolonial protection spells in Oakland, CA, unceded Ohlone land.

Xtal Azul is a queer xicanx interdisciplinary artist, writer, arts educator, and brujx plant-magic maker, whose work centers themes of queerness, neurodivergence, ritual, and the body.

Accessibility information
SOMArts is wheelchair accessible, and in proximity to several nearby public transportation stops. SOMArts does not have automatic doors at its Main Entrance.

Two accessible parking spots are available on-site during regular gallery hours and most events, except when signs are posted and the back area lot is being used for artistic programming. For more detailed information regarding accessibility at SOMArts, contact [email protected] with any related requests, questions or concerns.

ASL interpretation will be provided.

Event capacity
300 people total

COVID-19 Protocol
Masks are strongly recommended when entering the building. Disposable masks are available at the front desk and please speak to on-duty SOMArts staff with any questions or concerns.

Vaccination requirement in accordance with city, county and state latest guidelines.

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