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Artists on the edge

Local queer artists are pushing boundaries

POP PROVOCATEUR. Dan Valin is the antithesis of his music. He is quiet and reticent, yet he lives the life of a working musician, staying up to all hours of the night playing and producing music. Credit: Paul Galipeau photo

Ottawa is on the edge of a velvet revolution — sex-positive performances, fun with masturbation, blowjobs and passion for art, music, writing and the theatre. This is our community — queer artists, performers, musicians, directors, photographers and writers who push boundaries and bend the borders of desire. These artists may be on the edge of sanity or the edge of discovery, but together they are vibrant, fun and a force to be reckoned with.

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