November 21, 2017

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When a Private Trans Archive Becomes Public Art

“The photographs from Casa Susanna are significant early visual expressions of a group of cross-dressers (only some of whom later identified as trans), who were able to find each other and used photography to not only express their desired identity, but also to foster a community,” says Art Gallery of Ontario photography curator Sophie Hackett.
Source: Canadian Art Magazine

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Rick has lived in Vancouver since 1991 - first off Commercial Drive and now in Renfrew Heights - with his husband of 34 years, Dan. He has a background in travel, an interest in LGBT history, and a fondness for all that is geek. As co-publisher of Davie Village Post, he looks for stories and news which are relevant to LGBT Vancouver, and invites you to submit your items and ideas.

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