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TENDER NIGHTS: MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE WALKS THROUGH THE TENDERLOIN


May 25-27, 2017

THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2017 finds itself at the explosive intersection of desire and youth under pressure; youth stories in the Tenderloin. The artists will take your hand and walk out into the evening to engage with themes of gentrification, tender desire, psychogeography, private space, public space, the internal lives of young people, and queer sexuality. The eighth annual Bay Area THIS IS WHAT I WANT festival partners with ABD productions/Skywatchers and local youth artists based in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco to reveal their personal landscape of desire.

 

Artistic Director Tessa Wills. Lead Artists Krista DeNio and Jaime Cortez. Sound Artist Zachary Watkins. Mapmaker Taraneh Hemami. Participating artists Jose Abad, Sammay Dizon, Randy Reyes, Jaq Nguyen Victor, Tavi and Angeline. Project manager Lucy Tafler. Players: ABD Productions/Skywatchers, CounterPulse, Larkin Street Youth Center.

 

2017 Artists

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TENDER NIGHTS: MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE WALKS THROUGH THE TENDERLOIN


May 25-27, 2017

THIS IS WHAT I WANT 2017 finds itself at the explosive intersection of desire and youth under pressure; youth stories in the Tenderloin. The artists will take your hand and walk out into the evening to engage with themes of gentrification, tender desire, psychogeography, private space, public space, the internal lives of young people, and queer sexuality. The eighth annual Bay Area THIS IS WHAT I WANT festival partners with ABD productions/Skywatchers and local youth artists based in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco to reveal their personal landscape of desire.

 

Artistic Director Tessa Wills. Lead Artists Krista DeNio and Jaime Cortez. Sound Artist Zachary Watkins. Mapmaker Taraneh Hemami. Participating artists Jose Abad, Sammay Dizon, Randy Reyes, Jaq Nguyen Victor, Tavi and Angeline. Project manager Lucy Tafler. Players: ABD Productions/Skywatchers, CounterPulse, Larkin Street Youth Center.

 

2017 Artists

Tickets

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TICKETS


 

Limited tickets may be purchased directly from CounterPulse.org 

Dates of performances:

25th, 26th and 27th of May. Doors open at 7:30PM. No admission after 7:50PM.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds, but due to very limited tickets, it is recommended that you reserve.

Each night, 2 concurrent walks will depart from CounterPulse.

Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking around the streets of the Tenderloin.  The walks will be accessible for people in wheelchairs.

 

 

TICKETS


 

Limited tickets may be purchased directly from CounterPulse.org 

Dates of performances:

25th, 26th and 27th of May. Doors open at 7:30PM. No admission after 7:50PM.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds, but due to very limited tickets, it is recommended that you reserve.

Each night, 2 concurrent walks will depart from CounterPulse.

Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking around the streets of the Tenderloin.  The walks will be accessible for people in wheelchairs.