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Sunday, October 27 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Queer Creativity: Representation in the Creative Arts

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Speaking to personal experiences and overall trends, guest Avery Alder and presenters Phillip Joy and Joanna Marsh have a discussion about the representation of 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals within the creative arts industry, covering the current state, how it influences representation in content, and what more can be done.

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Avery Alder

Gaming
Avery Alder is a queer designer hailing from Sinixt territory. She's the designer of Monsterhearts, The Quiet Year, Dream Askew, Ribbon Drive, and a host of smaller, scrappier projects. In her design and play, she gravitates toward the moody, the personal, and the transformative... Read More →
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Joanna Marsh

Presenter
Joanna Marsh is a Canadian fiction writer. Her works include ‘Immortal Longings’ in Aphrodite IX: Ares by Top Cow, ‘Buffer’ for the Prism Award-nominated comic anthology Group Chat by POMEgranate Magazine, and ‘Bug Hunt’ for the fiction anthology Nothing Without Us by... Read More →
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Phillip Joy

Phillip Joy is a registered dietitian and is currently a PhD candidate in Health at Dalhousie University. His research is exploring the way culture shapes eating practices and body image for gay men. He uses art to tell the stories and experiences of people. He has received funding... Read More →


Sunday October 27, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm ADT
Room 102 1st Floor, Convention Level, HCC