black apotrope ft. kiki nicole, PCC Cascade Paragon Arts Gallery, curated by Nat Turner Project, February
“blk femme bell jar,” SUCIA, UNA Gallery, curated by CVLLEJERX. installation, September
“negro faerie, or the Unbearable Whiteness of Dreaming,” This is a Black Spatial Imaginary, curated by Sharita Towne and Lisa Bates, September
“i been that nigga,” The Niggas Speak of Rivers, QEAR Artist Residency. installation and performance, May
curation and programming.
“the first and the last”
six month film screening, workshop and fellowship program featuring the work of five black women and/or femmes working in experimental video, film and new media. co-curated and administered with ariella tai.
Portland Black Pride
three month contracted position with Sankofa Collective NW. sole organizer of June 2016’s Black Pride Week events, including a film screening and roundtable discussion of Beyonce’s Lemonade, large-scale intergenerational picnic, and 21+ dance and karaoke parties, celebrating and contextualizing Portland’s Black LGBTQ+ Community.
PSU’s Queer Students of Color Conference
organized, curated and hosted Open Mic and poetry showcase at the 2016 QSOCC, a large conference largely by, and for queer university students in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. poetry showcase prioritized towards Trans Black and Indigenous POC voices at Portland State University.
readings and performances.
The Black Condition LIVE!, opening act, Yale Union, invited by jayy dodd, May
QUARERE book launch, invited by the author, Jamondria Harris, Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, May
Busboys and Poets Shirlington, February
Busboys and Poets 5th & K, February
THRU Tour, with For Brown Bleeders and Venus Selenite, The Spirit Room Rochester and Ithaca Worker’s Center, January
black apotrope #2 ft. kiki nicole, curated by black apotrope, Yale Union, December
IntersectFest, curated by Anna Vo, Ford Food & Drink, December
Kitchen Table Sessions, curated by Imani Sims, Bellevue Arts Museum, November
Á Reading, curated by Ryan Edwards Sartor, Turn!Turn!Turn!, August
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf, directed by Kin Folkz, Odell Johnson Theater, May
The Niggas Speak of Rivers, directed by Lisa Evens, Queer Emerging Artist Residency, Mosswood Chapel, May
Keynote Speaker, Oakland Unified School District’s GSA Day, April
Queer and Trans Artists of Color book tour, curated by Nia King, Portland State University, November
Unchaste Readers: WOC Edition, curated by Jenny Forrester, Literary Arts, November
IntersectFest, curated by Anna Vo, p:ear, September Bread and Roses presents: Lemonade, Black Womanhood & Self-Love (a digital roundtable), produced by KBOO, May
Bread and Roses presents Unchaste Readers Series LIVE on radio, produced by KBOO, February
Unchaste Reader Series: Multigenerational Voices of Black Women, curated by Jenny Forrester, Cerimon House, February
they said don’t bring her home, curated by ariella tai, DUG, January
Radical Softness as a Weapon zine release, curated by Lora Mathis, October
residencies and grants.
Winter Tangerine Fellowship remote
Precipice Fund Award “the first and the last”
Regional Arts and Culture Council Project Grant “the first and the last”
Queer Emerging Artist Residency, Destiny Arts Oakland, CA
Pink Door Writing Retreat Rochester, NY
Trans Day of Resilience
The Shade Journal
Vagabond City Lit
Drunk in a Midnight Choir
forthcoming from Honeysuckle Press
NOBODY’S DAUGHTER, Femme Tapes
BLK / STILL / LIFE, self-published
“5 Minutes With Interview Series,” Winter Tangerine, 2018
Where Are You Press Blog, 2014-2015