Featuring leading transgender, gender non-comforming and non-binary artists, SuperTrans
celebrates gender variance in the art community. Their art is proud and unapologetic, challenging and redefining boundaries. SuperRare acknowledges that queer – especially trans – people have historically been outcasted and even erased in both the arts and greater institutions, but their perseverance and creativity has remained strong as ever. SuperTrans
is skillfully curated by Charleston, a Brooklyn-based artist who uses makeup to transform the face into art.
Moreover, SuperRare is proud to be the first NFT marketplace to have curated a physical gallery of only transgender and non-binary artists with Icons x SuperTrans
. This exhibition calls upon the curation of queer artists Nicole Ruggiero and Sam Clove from Icons, as well as that of Laurel Charleston from SuperTrans. Ruggiero and Clove's work champions artists who are powerful and passionate. Even outside of art, they speak loudly and fearlessly fight for the rights of LGBTQI+ individuals. You can check out this event at SuperRare’s popup gallery in SoHo New York until June 15.
In addition to these events, SuperRare is donating $10,000 and fifteen percent of SuperQueer
merchandise proceeds to Out and Tech, an organisation that helps the LGBTQIA+ community leverage technology for social change. SuperQueer
hats, t-shirts and condoms are available for sale online and at the popup gallery.