Queer American Memorials Artist Talk: Sean Fader, Maureen Towey

May 27, 2022

Welcome to La Historia Society's Queer American Memorials Artist Talk. We are thrilled to present this exclusive event featuring two talented artists, Sean Fader and Maureen Towey. Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of LGBTQ+ history and explore the profound stories behind their extraordinary artwork.

Unveiling the Intimate Stories of Queer American Memorials

In this thought-provoking artist talk, Sean Fader and Maureen Towey bring to life the often overlooked narratives of the LGBTQ+ community through their captivating artwork. Both artists have devoted their creative careers to shedding light on the struggles, triumphs, and unique experiences of queer individuals in America.

Through their artistic expressions, Fader and Towey have reimagined the concept of memorials, transcending traditional approaches to create poignant representations of LGBTQ+ history. Their work beautifully captures the diverse range of emotions, identities, and journeys that have shaped the queer American experience.

Meet the Artists

Sean Fader is a renowned photographer known for his remarkable portraits that challenge societal norms and celebrate human connection. With his unique visual storytelling, Fader invites viewers to engage with his subjects on a deeply personal and intimate level. He skillfully captures the vulnerability, strength, and resilience of his LGBTQ+ subjects, creating powerful imagery that resonates with audiences worldwide.

Maureen Towey is a multi-disciplinary artist who weaves together various mediums, including film, performance, and interactive installations, to create immersive experiences that transport viewers into the heart of captivating narratives. Her work explores the intersection of art and technology, bridging the gap between the past and present, while amplifying the queer American experience in a truly groundbreaking manner.

Discovering LGBTQ+ History Through Art

During this engaging artist talk, Fader and Towey will delve into the historical context and personal stories behind their mesmerizing artwork. They will share their inspiration, creative processes, and the significance of memorializing LGBTQ+ history through their respective mediums.

By uncovering the hidden stories and celebrating the voices of the LGBTQ+ community, Fader and Towey aim to create a collective legacy that educates, empowers, and inspires future generations. Their art serves as a powerful testament to the resilience and strength of queer individuals throughout American history.

Join the Event

We invite you to be a part of this unforgettable Queer American Memorials Artist Talk. Engage with the artists, ask questions, and gain a deeper understanding of the profound impact of LGBTQ+ history on our society.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming artist talk session featuring Sean Fader and Maureen Towey. This is a rare opportunity to witness the convergence of art, history, and LGBTQ+ culture. Don't miss out on this exclusive event presented by La Historia Society!

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Thank you for joining us on this remarkable journey into the realm of queer American memorials. Together, let's honor and celebrate the vibrant stories that have shaped the LGBTQ+ community.

Alex Baydin
Amazing artists shedding light.
Nov 11, 2023