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ESP photographs and ephemera
2016-03  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: ESP photographs and ephemera
    Dates: 1996-2000
    Collection Number: 2016-03
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    Extent: 1 half manuscript box
    Repository: GLBT Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94103
    Abstract: This collection contains photographs, event ephemera, and press materials relating to ESP, a San Francisco-based art space founded by Matthew Pawlowski, featuring queer and queer-friendly artists. Located at 305 Valencia Street at 14th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, ESP was active from 1996-2000.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    ESP photographs and ephemera. GLBT Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Matthew Pawlowski.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains photographs, event ephemera, and press materials relating to ESP, a San Francisco-based art space founded by Matthew Pawlowski, featuring queer and queer-friendly artists. Located at 305 Valencia Street at 14th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, ESP was active from 1996-2000. Exhibit curators and artists included Darin Klein, Jim Winters, Arnold Kemp, Paul Craven, Steven Brown, Marc Swanson, Sandra Wong, Bruno Fazzolari, Phillipe Jestin, Aaron Plant, and Rodney O’Neal Austin, all of whom are candidly captured in this collection’s photographs. Also included in the photos are Julie Deamer, Co-Director and owner of San Francisco gallery Four Walls, and Ana Mantronic (Ana Lynch), lead singer of the Scissor Sisters and frequent Trannyshack performer. In addition to photographs, this collection contains numerous postcards publicizing upcoming exhibitions and events, as well as numerous press materials focusing on ESP and its activities.

    Indexing Terms

    Art
    Photography