INTER/SECTED The Art of Ben Aqua

Exhibit Reception July 12, 2019 | 6-8pm

On Display July 5 to September 22, 2019

AARC is proud to present Inter/sected, a photo exhibit that celebrates identities within two diverse and vibrant cultures by featuring portraits by local photographer Ben Aqua (Instagram: @b3naqua). The show highlights Queer Asian Pacific Americans by encouraging participants to explore the myriad ways they self-identify while collaborating with the photographer to make a picture.

Ben Aqua is a multidisciplinary artist based in Austin, Texas; born in Brooklyn, New York. Their visual work has been exhibited internationally and published in Rolling Stone, NPR, NYLON, SPIN, NME, Flaunt, Bloomberg Businessweek, OUT, ARKITIP, XLR8R, Beautiful/Decay, Rhizome, Hi-Fructose, JOGGING and Fecal Face. Their music has been featured in Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” campaign, Resident Advisor’s podcast series, Interview Magazine, The Creators Project, Mad Decent, DFA, VICE, Dummy Mag, FACT Mag, Modular, URB, BUTT and Opening Ceremony.

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