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Sunday, June 18 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Radical Visibility: QueerCrip Fashion and Performance

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How do you hack your wardrobe to make it fully celebrate the intersection of all of your identities? We will explore the idea of Radical Visibility, a QueerCrip movement based on highlighting the parts of us that society typically shuns. We will discuss designing for disability, gender, race, size, sexuality, and how to run your own line. We will engage in hands-on dress up time and body movement work, which will culminate in a fashion performance and mini dance party.


Sky Cubacub

Rebirth Garments
Sky Cubacub is a non-binary Filipinx human from Chicago, IL. Rebirth Garments is their line of wearables for the full spectrum of gender, size, and ability. They maintain the notion of Radical Visibility, a movement based on claiming our bodies and, through the use of bright colors... Read More →

Compton Quashie

Compton Q and Rebirth Garments
Several forces fuel Compton Quashie as a Chicago based designer and artist. Through exploration and research they focus on issues surrounding cultural history and appropriation. Themes of Afrofuturism, gender fluidity, popular and material culture, historical narratives, and the rapidly... Read More →

Sunday June 18, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Student Center: Hilberry C
  Hands-on Session