Art Wall: Edie Fake

November 20, 2019–June 27, 2021

Edie Fake’s mural envisions affordable housing for transgender elders, using architecture to celebrate the uniqueness of trans bodies and the possibilities of queer space.

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  • Edie Fake: Affordable Housing for Trans Elders, 2019; courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago. Photo: JKA Photography.

  • Edie Fake: Proposal for Art Wall, Affordable Housing for Trans Elders, 2019; courtesy of the artist and Western Exhibitions, Chicago.

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  • Recorded Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 6 PM

    Artist’s Talk: Edie Fake in Conversation with Elaine Yau

    Artist Edie Fake discusses his new Art Wall project with exhibition organizer Elaine Yau, addressing the idea of queer space and the role of art in growing dialogue around trans rights.

  • SKYNSUIT: Little Stranger

    Edie Fake’s Little Strangers establishes the content and provides the title for a performance video by SKYNSUIT (Bashir Naim and Shamu Azizam).

  • Presented Saturday, September 12, 2020

    Virtual Roundtable Discussion: House and Home: The Transgender Experience

    Join a diverse panel of participants, including artist Edie Fake, for a live discussion about the practical challenges of housing and the experience of “home” in relation to trans bodies, families, and communities. Register by September 11 to receive a link to the Zoom webinar.