Seeking Participants

The AESHA Project & PACE Society are seeking participants for a new arts-based research project!

About You

  • Do you have experience as a Metro Vancouver-based sex worker using online/digital technology to work or solicit clients?
  • Has your sex work been impacted by the COVID-19 and/or the overdose pandemic?
  • Are you interested in creating artwork to express your experience with sex work during the pandemics?
  • Are you willing to discuss your experiences of workplace health, safety and wellbeing before and during the pandemics in a 1-2 hour interview?

We particularly want to hear from:

  • Sex workers who use online/digital technology to work or solicit services
  • Black, Indigenous, People of Colour
  • Sex workers of all genders & LGBTQAI2S people

How will you benefit?

Participants will receive up to $200 in honorarium in appreciation of your time, expertise and effort for the art submission. Your participation will help us inform better policy and programs for sex workers. Your confidentiality will be protected and you will retain full ownership of your artwork.

How can you participate?

Please contact Jennie Pearson at to participate or get more information.

About Us

This research is conducted by researchers at CGSHE in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and PACE Society. This study is part of the 10-year AESHA Project (An Evaluation of Sex Workers Health Access) housed at CGSHE in UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. AESHA is a community-based research project with and for sex workers led by Principal Investigator Dr. Andrea Krüsi. AESHA’s arts-based project is funded by the Vancouver Foundation.

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