Queer Culture

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ARTISTS SPACE Center for Experimental Lectures: Amalle Dublon and Aria Dean February 2, 2020, 6pm Amalle Dublon and Aria Dean present new work for the Center for Experimental Lectures, an artist’s project based in New York that engages with the public lecture as form. Amalle Dublon will play and discuss Mariah Carey’s song “Honey,” relating it to concerns of dependency, growth and decay, and culinary sound. In Aria Dean’s lecture, To the Ringdown, two become one, bound by a third. As a part of a series of lectures co-commissioned by Montez Press Radio, their lectures will be broadcast live from Artists Space and ...
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Anthony Elms, Edie Fake and Andy Roche Alderman Exhibitions—350 N. Ogden Ave, 4th fl, Chicago, IL Saturday December 17, 2011 7pm The Center for Experimental Lectures is pleased to announce its inaugural event with presentations by Anthony Elms, Edie Fake, and Andy Roche. Hosted by Alderman Exhibitions, the program will feature three new lecture/performances by these creative producers followed by an open discussion. Anthony Elms’ lecture, entitled I want to lick this animal skin that falls, well cut, from your round shoulder, explores fragments of a reconnection between fashion and art, manifesting the possibility that “winter whites are a myth, and that’s a good ...
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Queer Graphic Laboratory had four meetings, of nearly three hours each, to discuss and study problems around queerness and denormatization in both visual and written language. The matter of gender markers in Portuguese—and Latin languages as a whole—also presented itself, whether in the predominance of the use of masculine terms for plural constructions, or its presence that permeates all names. We discussed the limits of using “X” or “@“ to replace linguistic gender designations, and how it might be possible, in the stiffness of our alphabet and lexicon, to subvert this issue. We began to question what a queer vowel ...
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Queer Graphic Laboratory had four meetings, of nearly three hours each, to discuss and study problems around queerness and denormatization in both visual and written language. The matter of gender markers in Portuguese—and Latin languages as a whole—also presented itself, whether in the predominance of the use of masculine terms for plural constructions, or its presence that permeates all names. We discussed the limits of using “X” or “@“ to replace linguistic gender designations, and how it might be possible, in the stiffness of our alphabet and lexicon, to subvert this issue. We began to question what a queer vowel ...
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PublisherEar | Wave | Event2017
Art is, has always been, as Bersani suggests, a kind of alternative to “sex,” another mode of modulating the most intimate relation between soma and psyche. And the stakes of that “other” mode, those “other relational fields,” would be toward the articulation of forms of life divorced from the literal and symbolic traces of white hetero-sexist patriarchy. Our contention is that musicians such as Oliveros, as well as authors featured in this issue, have inherently understood and been working on this all along. The current political moment demands that we not only perpetually recall the radical orientation of “the experimental” ...
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Edie Fake, Jamillah James, Alexis Blair Penney Hosted by MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY Sunday November 18, 2012 2pm The Center for Experimental Lectures is thrilled to present lectures by Edie Fake, Jamillah James, and Alexis Blair Penney, hosted by MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York as part of the museum’s Sunday Sessions program. Artist Edie Fake’s lecture The Sexual Life of Patterns explores the concept of “the weave” in relation to textiles, gender, and the trans body. Extending the logic of intuitive herbalism, magic, and tarot into textile decoration, ornamentation, and repetitive pattern, Fake’s lecture will explore the physical ...
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The tenth and final episode of the Feminism Under Corona chapter follows a conversation with poet, playwright and theatre director Koleka Putuma. Author of the poetry book Collective Amnesia (2017) and the play No Easter Sunday for Queers (2017), she is founder and director of Manyano Media, a multidisciplinary project that produces and supports the work and stories of black queer artists and queer life. The conversation between Koleka Putuma, in Cape Town, and Sonia Fernández Pan, in Berlin, took place at the end of January 2021. They talked a lot about poetry, as a practice, as part of Koleka Putuma’s ...
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PublisherDroste Effect2019
Collective Çukurcuma included video works of Funa Ye and the Istanbul Queer Art Collective as part of the FLOW OUT exhibition, hosted by Bilsart, Istanbul until June 30, 2019. The program is based on the common practice of thinking, expressing and writing collectively about the present. As co-authors, they continued to write the collective essay through email exchanges — no one is the owner of the piece, whereas each of them is a participant. FLOW OUT does not belong to a place, but it refers to contemporaneity, addressing the problem of authorship in a collaboration, and experimenting with the idea ...
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PublisherOnCurating.org2020
Even before the current pandemic, contemporary music existed in a state of crisis. Its structures and institutions struggle to support any minority, let alone artistic practices outside of a narrow Western European style, meaning fundamental change is inexorable if this field is to remain societally relevant. With this issue of OnCurating journal, the curatorial collective GRiNM (Gender Relations in New Music) gathers texts based on its 2019 conference at the Zurich University of the Arts that explore practical and theoretical approaches to opening and diversifying the field. Our intention with this issue is to articulate these voices as central to ...
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PublisherPinko2019
Like the world which it served to bind together, heterosexuality is in crisis. This is not for the first time, but it may be the last. This crisis is not a passing “sex panic,” but represents a more fundamental rupture. In the grim shadow of biosphere collapse and climate fascism, who could believe heterosexuality’s promises of eternity? No one can agree any longer on what this world is for. The sexual or gender freedom we currently possess is nothing but the freedom to reproduce the current social order. The family and the workplace have undergone a profound transformation in the past ...
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Nate Pyper is an alphabet artist working in publishing, performance, and video. He maintains an ongoing research practice on queer anarcho-punk zines and is a 2018 Graduate of the Yale School of Art. He previously worked as a designer at the Milwaukee Art Museum and organized the Designers Talking series. In this episode, Nate and Jarrett talk about his expanded practice, the role of writing and research in his work, and the importance of dialogue and conversation in his work.
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The Loving Life of Friendship is the fourth episode that follows a conversation with poet and researcher Sara Torres. Author of several poetry books, including La otra genealogía, she also writes for various media and is currently working on her PHD The Lesbian Text: Fetish, Fantasy and Queer Becomings at Queen Mary University of London…

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