Adrien Crossman: QUEER BATH ZINE

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The Queer Bath Zine launched at Eyelevel’s bookstore on February 23rd, 2023.

Copies are available for sale at eyelevelbookstore.art

 

Queer Bath Zine is a collaborative photography project that archives moments of queer and trans people bathing. Made up of images collected between 2020-2022, the project takes the form of a zine that explores how bathing, as a solitary or social activity, can be a space that allows marginalized individuals to create their own environments of care and safety.

Listen to an interview about this project with Adrien Crossman (artist) and Sally Wolchyn-Raab (eyelevel co-director)

The Queer Bath Zine features contributions from:

Maddie Alexander, Vida Beyer, Dana Buzzee and Sam Wrigglesworth, Lucas Cabral, Chimera Collaboration (Vanessa Godden and Melissa Tran), Katie Clarke + T, Adrien Crossman + Katrina Sellinger, Dimitar Dangov, Marissa Diaz-Morris, Luke Maddaford, Francesca Ekwuyasi, Rowan En, AK Fischer, Angela Glanzmann, Rima Hanna, Zoe Hayes, Ashley Hemmings, Julian Kirchmann, Arjun Lal, Maddie Lycheck, Avery Morris, Laurence Philomène, Jocelyn Reynolds, Wren Tian, Thistle, Cameron Walker, Meichen Waxer, and Jessica Yee

Artist Profile - Adrien Crossman

  • Adrien Crossman (they/them) is a queer and non-binary white settler artist, educator, and curator currently residing on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples in Hamilton, Ontario. They hold an MFA in Visual Art from the University of Windsor (2018), and a BFA in Integrated Media with a Minor in Digital and Media Studies from OCAD University (2012). Crossman is interested in the affective qualities of queerness, investigating how queerness can be felt through specific aesthetics and sensibilities. They have exhibited across Canada and internationally with their most recent solo exhibition “Not Yet Here” taking place at Between Pheasants Contemporary in Kerns, ON. They are a former co-chair of the board of directors of the Hamilton Artists Inc and currently serve on the Inc’s Programming Committee. Adrien co-founded and co-runs the online arts publication off centre and is an Assistant Professor in the School of the Arts at McMaster University.

    Website: adriennecrossman.com