Lives & works in Philadelphia
Wesley Flash is a writer, performer, and historian. His work re-imagines queer liberation movements through site-specific performance in public space. He will debut PRIDE PARADE! a walking tour of queer and trans history in the Philadelphia gayborhood during the 2017 Fringe Festival. Wesley collaborated with feminist performance collective BabySkinGlove from 2009 – 2014. In 2012, he co-created Whose Streets Our Streets, a walking tour and web project about queer resistance in New York’s West Village. Since 2015, Wesley serves as Spiritual Facilitator at BuoyRR, a retreat and residency for artists in Connecticut where he leads meditation and movement workshops. He also writes a zine about magic called Witch, Please!, teaches Tarot workshops, and reads cards for clients by appointment.
Wesley holds an MA in Media Studies from the Gallatin School at New York University from 2011 and a BA in Media Studies from Hampshire College, 2007.
His extracurricular interests include astrology, pop culture, and the ocean.