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This is Kearny Street Workshop’s annual multidisciplinary arts festival celebrating emerging Asian and Pacific American (APA) artists of the San Francisco Bay Area.

For 20 years, APAture has been a site of dialogue, collaboration, and political action between artists and community members around contemporary issues affecting the Asian and Pacific Islander community.

This year, in honor of the 20th anniversary of APAture, our theme is DECLARE. DECLARE is an acknowledgement of both the legacies of our past and the legacies we'll establish in the future. We invite you to submit work related to legacies, families (chosen, biological, or beyond), communities, decolonization, representation, futurism, agency, and more. We also welcome work across all themes.

 
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BOUNDLESS

a visual arts showcase
Oct 4 // 6-10pm
Arc Gallery & Studios
Featured Artist: Anh Bui

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LIFE IS YOUR BIRTHRIGHT

a music showcase
Oct 5 // 9-1am
Hotel Utah
Featured Artist: Versoul

 
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EMBODY

a book arts showcase
Oct 13 // 1-4pm
American Bookbinders Museum
Featured Artist: Anand Vedewala

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PROCLAIM

a literary arts showcase
Oct 18 // 7-10pm
Arc Gallery & Studios
Featured Artist: Jennifer S. Cheng

 
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OPEN DOORS

a film showcase
OCT 20 // 3-5:30 PM
Roxie Theater
Featured Artist: Alle Hsu

 
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NEVER STOP MOVING

a performing arts showcase
Oct 25 // 8-10pm
SOMarts
Featured Artist: Hien Huynh

 

APAture 2019 Closing Reception + Boundless Artist Talk

Oct 27  //  1-4pm
Arc Gallery & Studios


Congratulations to our 2019 APAture Focus Award Honorees
The original APAture 1999 General Planning Committee


 

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