Month of February 2021
INTO•ME•I•SEE features Queens D. Light, a rap artist, performer, and filmmaker based out of Oakland, CA. Her unique sound is influenced by a mix of genres like Dance, Electronic, Hip Hop and Punk music. Her groundbreaking performances are both memorable and mind bending. She has toured with Anderson .Paak and shared stages with artists Georgia Anne Muldrow and Shabazz Palaces.
QDL creates a multimedia experience by pairing her short films and installations with her musical performances. Her work has been seen at San Francisco MOMA, Noise Pop Festival, and Berkeley Art Museum, and Pacific Film Archive. She has taught courses on film at San Francisco State University and lectured on Black Feminist in Music at UC Berkeley. Queens D. Light is a layered artist destined to have a lasting impact in the art world.
Queens also co-founded The House of Malico, a multi-medium platform re-imagining contemporary culture through the vision and voices of (queer) women of color. With the purpose to cultivate communities of artists and entrepreneurs whose work is invested in cultural progression. Their works and curated experiences have reached international and local audiences across the Oakland Bay Area, Hawai‘i, NYC and Shanghai. Their installations have graced publications like The Fader, Lei Culture, Paper Magazine, East Bay Express and listed within YBCA”s Top 100 creative influencers. Work has been featured by Oakland Museum of California, Contact Hawai‘i 2018, Hawai‘i International Film Festival (2017 & 2018), Queer Brilliance Film Festival, T-Galleria by DFS, SomArts, Afro Futurist Conference at the New School, Berkeley Museum of Art and Pacific Film Archive, SF Weekly.