Kevin Killian

Kevin Killian is a poet, playwright, novelist and art writer. For Ratio 3 in San Francisco, he and artist Colter Jacobsen recently curated a retrospective of the short-lived Mission District gallery Kiki (1993-1995), reuniting Nayland Blake, Vincent Fecteau, Lutz Bacher, Catherine Opie, Keith Mayerson, Chris Johanson, D-L Alvarez and others whose careers began at the lowest-rent space in all of the Bay Area during the reign of AIDS.

The poet Kevin Killian remembers the artist’s ‘knowing, malicious but ultimately magical gaze’

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