Made For Flight ~ Project of TC Tolbert's, in collaboration with Wingspan, EON Youth Lounge, and Casa Libre.

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Title

Made For Flight ~ Project of TC Tolbert's, in collaboration with Wingspan, EON Youth Lounge, and Casa Libre.

Subject

transgender, trans*, queer, gender, murders, memorial, Tucson, Transgender Awareness Week

Creator

TC Tolbert

Source

www.madeforflight.com

Publisher

Arizona Queer Archives, Grey Peckham, City High School's 2016-17 AQA Intern

Date

2009 - 2011

Contributor

TC Tolbert

Format

File formats are JPEG as photos taken by Grey Peckham in the AQA for submission to the AQA digital repository. Physical formats are large format kites decorated by community members.

Language

English

Type

Fabric with wood, paint, puff paint

Date Available

19 October 2016

Date Created

fall 2009 for November's Transgender Awareness Week and three subsequent falls after

Collection Items

Secil Anne Kite
This kite is made of yellow fabric over wooden rods. “Secil Anne” is written on the upper edges in black paint. “Everyone deserves to fly” is written in bold green painted letters in the center. Between “Every” and “one” is a large blue butterfly…

Eyricka Morgan Kite
This kite is made of dark red fabric over wooden rods. “EYRICKA MORGAN” is written on the upper edges in purple paint. In the center is a green painting of New Jersey with a black “NJ” in the center and outlined in silver glitter. On either side of…

Dominique Newburn Kite (pink version)
This kite is made of pink fabric over wooden rods. In the top corner is a star made of blue and silver glitter. In the center two orange and yellow palm trees and an eighth note also drawn in blue and silver glitter. On top of these is “Domonique”…

Carla Kite
This kite is made of dark blue fabric over wooden rods. Bordering the front are pink dots. “Carla” is written on the top section with silver paint. Directly below is a line made of alternating gold squiggles and pink dots. In the bottom section “51…

Hari Kite
This kite is made of orange plastic fabric over wooden rods. On the top section in yellow letters is the name “Hari”. Underneath is the date “7∙22∙13”. To the viewer's left is a purple fabric butterfly that has been adhered to the kite, as well as…

Deoni Jones Kite
This kite is made of pink fabric over wooden tods. “Deoni Jones” is written on the upper edges in silver paint. Bordering the other two edges are dots made from multicolored glitter. In the center is a large purple Venus symbol.

Janette Kite
This kite is made from chartreuse fabric over wooden rods. Bordering the front is pink zig-zagging ribbon with a glittery silver squiggle in the center. On the bottom edge of the viewer’s right is the word “Janette” with a smiley face written in red…

This kite is made of orange plastic fabric over wooden rods. The border is white paint with light blue paint inside. On the viewer’s bottom left hand side is “Savannah, Tx” written in light blue paint. “9/1/13” is written on the top section in black…

Paula Rodrigues Kite
This kite is made of pink fabric over wooden rods. In the center is a large blue balloon with “Paula Rodrigues” with an unreadable date underneath both in silver glitter. Surrounding the large balloon are 23 smaller multicolored balloons.

R. da Silva Kite
This kite is made of purple fabric over wooden rods. On the upper section is “R. da Silva” written in white paint and on the bottom section is “Tavares” also written in white paint. In the middle is a painting of 5 yellow, red, and black flowers with…

Forget Me Not Kite
This kite is made of pink fabric over wooden rods. In the center is “Forget Me Not” In large blue letters. Coming down from the topmost corner are branching yellow lines and a red line attached to a red circle. In the center of the circle is a dark…

Evon Young Kite
This kite is made of dark red fabric over wooden rods. The bottom section of the horizontal rod is broken. The border is blue flowers with yellow centers attached to each other with green leaf-like lines. In the center are the words “Evon Young”…

Natália Sotero
This kite is made of pink fabric over wooden rods. “Natália Sotero” Is written in the center in black marker. In the space around the words are 4 blue stars and 11 yellow dots.

Githe Goines
This kite is made of white fabric over wooden rods. The border is blue paint. In the upper section is a yellow star surrounded by three white symbols with black outlines. Below that, in the center, is “Githe Goines” written in red paint. In the lower…

Cece Dove
This kite is made of dark blue fabric over wooden rods. In the center is a contour painting of a house done in gold paint with a purple door. Coming from the house’s chimney are 25 multicolored balloons silver glitter strings (reminiscent of the…

Roman Bailey
This kite is made of dark blue fabric over wooden rods. THe border is white paint with yellow accent on the bottom and top. In the center is “Roman Bailey” in yellow letters. Underneath is “4-2-13” written in red glitter with an unknown design…

Valeria Kite
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Gully Queen
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Reena Andrews
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