An Evening

Presented as part of the 2013 Queer New York International Arts Festival. Reservations can be made online. $10 suggested donations accepted at the door, cash only.

A special performance event created as a tribute to André von Ah, with elements from Raimund Hoghe’s homage-performance works on Judy Garland, Maria Callas, Joseph Schmidt and others. This very special work will be presented only one time.

The 2013 Queer New York International Arts Festival is dedicated to the memory of André von Ah (March 20, 1987-September 11, 2013), co-founder and curator of QNYIA. A research and development grant supporting queer art has been established in his name.

André von Ah (1987-2013), from São Paulo, Brazil, studied philosophy and literature at University of São Paulo. Later, he studied art history at the Paris IV La Sorbonne University in Paris. He was a contributor to Mix Brasil–a Festival of Sexual Diversity (2006-2007). Hewas head of communications, art director, and curator at the Domino Association in Croatia for six years, where he edited several books and magazines and collaborated on the Queer Zagreb Festival from 2007 to 2013. von Ah worked as an independent graphic designer for numerous international arts organizations and artists. As a blogger he wrote for the Huffington Post, among other publications and sites. He co-founded the Queer New York International Arts Festival with Zvonimir Dobrović.