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Celebrating the Asian American LGBTQ+ Experience

September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, September 27, 2019 | 6-9 PM

Celebrating the Asian American LGBTQ+ Experience

CAM Courtyard

CELEBRATING THE ASIAN AMERICAN LGBTQ+ EXPERIENCE brings together Asian American artists, writers, and creative industry professionals in the LGBTQ+ community in historic downtown Los Angeles at the Chinese American Museum for Lambda Literary’s LitFest 2019 for an evening of community and celebrating art and creativity. CAM’s current exhibition, “Lightscapes: Reenvisioning the Shanshuihua,” reimagines the philosophies of Chinese landscape paintings with new media and immersive light-based installations. The masters of Chinese landscape art would often retreat to nature to examine the themes of harmony and balance in the cosmos, as well as find sanctuary in nature. For the LGBTQ+ community, finding balance and safety to express ourselves is one of the challenges of everyday life. Where do we go as a community to retreat and how do we find balance in our lives?

Lambda Literary and CAM invite you to join us for an evening of special performances, poetry readings and activities articulated with CAM’s current exhibitions and “Lightscapes: Reenvisioning the Shanshuihua.” Followed by a panel discussion and networking reception, this multimedia event celebrates art and creativity at the intersection of Asian American identity and the LGBTQ+ community.

This program is free and open to the public; however, RSVPs are kindly requested. To RSVP, visit Eventbrite or email rsvp@camla.org. Check our website for other public programs and events.


September 27, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm