Joël Barraquiel Tan (Director of Community Engagement, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco) and Catherine Ming T’ien Duffly (Assistant Professor, Theatre & Performance Studies, Reed College) will make prepared remarks that address the theme of this year’s symposium, Seniors, Sexuality & Spirituality: Art and Social Change. Remarks will be followed by a Q&A and broader

This event is part of the TBA Festival Flight, “Seniors, Sexuality & Spirituality: Art and Social Change,” which includes a free, day-long symposium exploring contemporary art and performance practices as potential sites and situations for social, political, and public engagement, experimentation, and evolution. This Festival Flight is anchored by two TBA projects–musician and performing artist Holcombe Waller’s work-in-progress, LGBT Requiem Mass, and Mammalian Diving Reflex’s All the Sex I’ve Ever Had. Scroll down to “Related Events” or see the TBA Festival catalog for more information and a full schedule of flight and symposium activities.

About Festival Flights: Festival Flights highlight artistic, political, or cultural connections among various performances, exhibitions, late-night shows, workshops, screenings, TBA Conversations, Field Guide sessions, and more. Think of a Flight as a thematic tasting–try one or two events or make time for an immersive experience across a range of related happenings.