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Press Release: Recoding CripTech

Allison Leigh Holt, A Living Model of Hyperbolic Space, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center presents Recoding CripTechOpening reception, Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6–9pmExhibition run, Friday January 24–Tuesday, February 25, 2020 November 23, 2019, San Francisco, CA– SOMArts proudly announces the second exhibition in the 10th Curatorial Residency season, Recoding CripTech opening Thursday evening, January 23, 2020. Curated by Vanessa Chang and Lindsey D. Felt, Recoding CripTech reimagines enshrined notions of what a body can be or do through creative technologies, and how it can move, look, or communicate.  Working with a broad understanding of technology, from prosthetic tools [...]

November 23, 2019|

Fall Internship: Photography

Do you want to develop your photography portfolio while documenting large scale group art exhibitions, boundary-pushing performances, and arts lovers interacting with the work of more than 1,000 artists who exhibit annually at one of San Francisco’s most vibrant creative hubs? SOMArts is looking for a creative and passionate Photography Intern to capture the experience of all audience members engaged with our groundbreaking, multicultural programs and events. RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate with SOMArts’ staff to produce unique content to be shared across SOMArts’ online platforms Document SOMArts exhibitions, events and artwork, producing high quality content to support the marketing and communications work of the organization [...]

November 12, 2019|

Job Opportunity: Stagehand

Job Title: Scene Technician, Stagehand Reports to: Director of Facilities and Technical Operations, Associate Director of Technical Operations Hours and Location: Variable, based on institutional and production needs. SOMArts Cultural Center is located at 934 Brannan St. in San Francisco. POSITION DESCRIPTION Under supervision of the Director of Technical Operations and Associate Director of Technical Operations, Scenic Technicians at SOMArts Cultural Center assist in implementing technical elements and general staging required by rental events and internal programming. We seek a trustworthy, dependable and personable Stagehand to ensure accurate and safe execution of various event installation and deinstallation tasks such as: basic gallery wall [...]

November 12, 2019|

Call for Artists: SOMArts Curatorial Residency

Submit your proposal by Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 5pm PST DESCRIPTION Now in it's eleventh year, the Curatorial Residency provides curators with production support, professional development and mentorship to execute a large-scale exhibition in SOMArts’ Main Gallery. The residency is designed to offer emerging and mid-career artists and curators tools to further their curatorial practice and explore timely social issues. The strongest proposals are those who serve SOMArts’ mission of leveraging the power of art as a tool for social change. ARTISTS/CURATORS SELECTED RECEIVE 9 months of access and support from SOMArts’ experienced staff and local artists and curators to mount a large [...]

October 28, 2019|

Press Release: Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected] SOMArts Cultural Center presents Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P.Opening reception, Thursday, November 15, 2019, 6–9pmExhibition run, Saturday, November 16–Saturday, December 21, 2019 October 1, 2019, San Francisco, CA– Future Relations: A Resource for Radical Teaching presents F.T.P. is the first exhibition of SOMArts 2019-20 Curatorial Residency season. With a combined 30 years of teaching experience, curators Fred Alvarado, Thomas Jones, and David Petrelli reimagine SOMArts’ Main Gallery into a site for collective liberation and hope for educators, community organizers, and youth alike. Featuring installations, lesson plans, and more, Future Relations [...]

October 15, 2019|

Press Release: 4Waves: 40 Performances for the Hole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dara Katrina Del RosarioCommunications & Partnerships Manager415-863-1414 x103, [email protected]   4Waves: 40 Performances for the HolePresented by SOMArts Cultural Center and Justin Hoover/ Collection Action Studio     August 21, 2019, San Francisco, CA–SOMArts and Justin Hoover/Collective Action Studio (CAS) are proud to co-present a new iteration of 100 Performance for the Hole: marathon of artistic moments. In honor of the 40th anniversary of SOMArts Cultural Center, CAS is producing an abbreviated version titled 4WAVES: 40 Performances for the Hole on Wednesday, September 11th, 5:58–10:00pm with Rhodessa Jones as a special program presenter. 4Waves is a fast and furious space for experimentation, [...]

August 21, 2019|
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