|Rare Buddhist masterpieces on display|
- August 14, 7:00-8:00 pm (free with museum admission, $5 after 5:00 pm). Meet near the information desk:
|Caveat emptor: you get what you pay for.|
Tina Takemoto is an artist and associate professor of visual studies at California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Takemoto's research explores the hidden dimensions of same-sex intimacy and queer sexuality for Japanese Americans incarcerated during WW II. She has...received grants funded by Art Matters, James Irvine Foundation, and San Francisco Arts Commission. Her film Looking for Jiro received Best Experimental Film Jury Award at the Austin Gay and Lesbian Int'l Film Festival. Her articles appear in Afterimage, Art Journal, GLQ, Performance Research, Radical Teacher, Theatre Survey, Women and Performance, and the anthology Thinking Through the Skin. Takemoto is board president of the Queer Cultural Center and co-founder of Queer Conversations on Culture and the Arts. On occasion, she makes guerrilla appearances as Michael Jackson and Bjork-Geisha.
|Don't we have a parlor to get to? - Oh, S, we're gonna to be late! - I think they'll understand.|
|"Chocolate" is a fruit seed crushed with sugar.|
|Chocolate Buddha (Patosoftineto/flickr)|
|The real life mandala at the SF Asian Art Museum (Dr. Jeff Durham/asianart.org)|
|A woman discover the sensual scent of flowers|
|Quagmire is a pandaka (Family Guy)|