• Ace Art (map)
  • 290 McDermot Avenue
  • Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0T2
  • Canada

On Friday, April 21, at Ace Art, The Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies (U of W) in collaboration with QPOC Winnipeg and aceartic presents Casey Mecija. A scholar, musician and performance artist.

Casey will be screening her short film “My Father, Francis” which screened at Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Toronto; Mixed Shorts: Local Heroes, Toronto; and the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival and was awarded the WIFT-T Award (Women in Film and Television) at the 2013 Reel Asian Film Festival. Her intimate performace will be followed by an artist talk/Q&A.

Casey Mecija is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily in music and film. From 2004 to 2014, Mecija was a writer and singer for the Canadian orchestral pop band, Ohbijou and in 2016 she released her first solo album, Psychic Materials. In addition to her artistic pursuits, Mecija is actively involved in queer and Filipina organizing. She is currently completing a PhD at The University of Toronto, where she researches art, media and cultural studies as they relate to queer diaspora.

Food and refreshments provided. 

This event is also generously supported by Shop Take Care

For more information or event details, email qpoc204@gmail.com