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Starts:
Jul
01
2015

Fire Island Film + Sound


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 01, 2015 20:00 - Wed Jul 01, 2015

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Description:
Sam Ashby and Ginger Brooks Takahashi present a progression of the project they started in Cherry Grove in summer 2014 as part of Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR). Drawing from Sam Ashby's archive of films made on the island, and activated through Ginger Brooks Takahashi's live modular synthesizer soundtrack, Fire Island Film + Sound is an audio-visual experience that explores the Island as a site of queer exile, utopia, sexual liberation and trauma. White Columns ...


Starts:
Jul
02
2015

Katherine Hubbard & Savannah Knoop: Small Town Sex Shop


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Thu Jul 02, 2015 00:00 - Sat Aug 29, 2015

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Description:
Store Open: August 22 – 29 Opening Party: August 22, 6-8pm On July 2, Katherine Hubbard and Savannah Knoop will begin work on Small Town Sex Shop, as part of Recess’s signature program, Session. Session invites artists to use Recess’s public space as studio, exhibition venue, and grounds for experimentation. Over the course of their Session, Hubbard and Knoop will explore connotations of production through a synthesis of clothing-making, sculpture and installation. Perverting streamlined techniques ...


Starts:
Jul
02
2015

Panther Modern – Room Twelve: Morehshin Allahyari and Andrew Blanton


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Thu Jul 02, 2015 18:00 - Sun Aug 02, 2015

Description:
Panther Modern is pleased to release Room Twelve, featuring an installation by Morehshin Allahyari and Andrew Blanton. Opening Thursday, July 2 http://panthermodern.org ----------- Panther Modern is a file-based exhibition space, encouraging artists to create site-specific installations for the internet. Each project shown at Panther is given a unique structure in the format of a 3D model file, which built to engage the artist and their process of making. Given the variety of methods available to ...


Starts:
Jul
02
2015

Party Girl


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 02, 2015 18:30 - Thu Jul 02, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, Party Girl, 35mm on DVD, 94min., 1995 Say he-he-hello to Mary, a 23 year old with no real life goals but a bustling social life. When she’s rescued from the slammer by her librarian godmother, Mary takes a temporary gig as a clerk and falls down the rabbit hole of library sciences - never to return. The oft quoted comedy is a queer and cult staple, a snapshot of 1990s NYC ...


Starts:
Jul
03
2015

First Person Once Removed: Bay Area Currents 2015


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:00 - Fri Aug 07, 2015

Location:
Oakland, California
United States of America

Description:
Selections by Christina Linden, Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Oakland Museum of California July 3 - August 7, 2015 Artists' Reception: Thursday, July 9, 6-8pm Artists' Talk: First Friday, August 7, 6:30pm First Person Once Removed brings together a constellation of seven artists working with the concept of the extended self to explore processes of abstraction. Juror Christina Linden says of the exhibition, “Through a variety of techniques, these artists demonstrate that attempts to ...


Starts:
Jul
03
2015

Without You I'm Nothing


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 03, 2015 22:00 - Fri Jul 03, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
John Boskovich, Without You I’m Nothing, 35mm on video, 89min., 1990 Sandra Bernhard takes on Nina Simone, Barbra Streisand, and Diana Ross, sings “Me and Mrs. Jones” as a lesbian torch song, and strips down to American flag G-string to the tune of “Little Red Corvette” in the film version of her hit one-woman show, Without You I’m Nothing, With You I’m Not Much Better. It was during the East Village run of the show ...


Starts:
Jul
05
2015

She's a Talker


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 05, 2015 19:00 - Sun Jul 05, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Neil Goldberg, She's a Talker, video, 1:30, 1994 Created in 1993, Neil Goldberg travelled all 5 New York boroughs to record about 80 gay men stroking their cats saying "She's a talker." He edited his footage down to two-second snapshots of each man, his cat and his home. Goldberg says of the work, "though the premise is unabashedly campy, the work was created at a time when many people around me were dying, and that ...


Starts:
Jul
06
2015

Misadventures in Black Dyke Dating in the 90s


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Mon Jul 06, 2015 19:30 - Mon Jul 06, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Cheryl Dunye, Greetings From Africa, 16mm on dv, 10min., 1994 Jocelyn Taylor, Frankie and Jocie, video, 20min., 1994 Dawn Suggs, I Never Danced the Way Girls Were Supposed To, video, 7min., 1992 Aarin Burch, Spin Cycle, video, 5min., 1991 Shari Frilot, What Is A Line? , video, 10min., 1994 A showcase of films from the 1990s by black queer women filmmakers, exploring the trials and traumas of navigating dating and love at the intersections of ...


Starts:
Jul
07
2015

Judgement


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Tue Jul 07, 2015 18:00 - Tue Jul 07, 2015

Location:
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Description:
arebyte is delighted to present Judgement a solo exhibition by Ariel Narunsky. Judgement is an attempt to utilize the perception of stadiums as social monuments to create a mirror or monument to our contemporary society and the human condition. The project establishes concepts and views regarding motive, meaning, satisfaction, control, punishment and utopia, while all along grafting it with an internal monologue aimed towards the art world. The work offers a proposal for the UK’s ...


Starts:
Jul
07
2015

Break the Rules


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 07, 2015 19:30 - Tue Jul 07, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Malic Amalya, Drifting, 16mm, 18min, 2010 Kristin Galvin, Project B*ambi, 5min, 2007 Sadie Benning, Judy Spots, 13min, 1995 Through watching disobedient, queer film and video, we can begin to question why rules were placed where they are in the first place. Malic Amalya's beautiful and haunting Drifting, shows us the space of the damaged and discarded through re-purposing and re-photogrpahing frames of found 8mm home movies. In Project B*ambi, Kristen Galvin breaks all the rules ...


Starts:
Jul
08
2015

Bijou


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 08, 2015 20:30 - Wed Jul 08, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Bijou is Wakefield Poole's second venture into gay pornography, after releasing Boys In The Sand in 1971 with a huge success. Bijou is an oddity beyond description: a construction worker is shepherded into a sex club in an unrecognizable Meatpacking district, guided by what seems like an accident. This lucky misfortune grants him the entrance to a parallel dimension where the questioning of all certainty happens via liberated sex and with orgy as a rite-of-passage. ...


Starts:
Jul
09
2015

Joan Jett Blakk Announces Candidacy for President


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 09, 2015 20:00 - Thu Jul 09, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Bill Stamets, Joan Jett Blakk Announces Candidacy for President , video, 25min, 1992 Gay and Homeless in the West Village , Tom Iorio, 25min, 1995 In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk, an African American drag queen, ran for President of the United States under the slogan "Lick Bush in '92." This archival footage from the Media Burn Independent Video Archive features Joan Jett Blakk in a bar in Chicago, announcing candidacy on a platform that represents ...


Starts:
Jul
10
2015

The Water Knows All My Secrets


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:00 - Sat Sep 12, 2015

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Description:
This exhibition takes a critical look at our engagement with water, whether as a barrier, a threatening force of nature, or a resource at risk. Group Show.


Starts:
Jul
10
2015

ONTOPO


Type:
Festival

Dates:
Fri Jul 10, 2015 17:25 - Sun Jul 12, 2015

Location:
Woodridge, NY, New York
United States of America

Description:
ONTOPO is a weekend happening in the CatSkills. KAMAU PATTON acoustic ecology. SHELLEY BURGON sound chandeliers. EMILIE BALTZ lickestra. MEGHA BARNABES movement workshop PAUL JACOBSEN tiny house raising. S10 TRAINING forest bootcamp ANNE APPARU-HALL seed bombs & communal meals. MAHA ROSE breathwork & healing. DANIEL PERLIN listening closely. MARIA CHAVEZ abstract turntablism. AMBIKA CONROY how to animal farm. HUY BUI solar light making. EXTRA TERRESTRIAL PROJECTS invasive plant harvest. JEWELS OF NEW YORK bannock bread ...


Starts:
Jul
10
2015

"Memory Burn" group exhibition at bitforms, opens July 10


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Fri Jul 10, 2015 18:00 - Sun Aug 16, 2015

Location:
new york, New York
United States of America

Description:
Memory Burn, Jul 10 - Aug 16, 2015 Daniel Canogar, exonemo, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Sara Ludy, Sarah Rothberg, Angela Washko, Andrea Wolf curated by Chris Romero (www.romerochris.com) Reception: Friday, July 10, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Gallery Hours: Wed – Sat, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Sun 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM “I believe we lose immortality because we have not conquered our opposition to death; we keep insisting on the primary, rudimentary idea: that the whole ...


Starts:
Jul
10
2015

Field Visits for Chelsea Manning


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 10, 2015 21:00 - Fri Jul 10, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Lance Wakeling, Field Visits for Chelsea Manning, HD video, 49min., 2014. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. Filmmaker Lance Wakeling tracks the route former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was taken on during her transfer and imprisonment before her trial for releasing classified documents to Wikileaks, from Kuwait to Virginia, Kansas, and Maryland - reflecting a landscape of mass-detention, endless war, whistleblowers, and America's unresolved history of race. Union Docs is a center for ...


Starts:
Jul
11
2015

ESPYLACOPA: a place | Michael Arcega


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 13:00 - Sat Aug 22, 2015

Location:
Oakland , California
United States of America

Description:
ESPYLACOPA: a place is Michael Arcega’s recent probe into the parallel lives of the Nacirema people of North America. The exhibition features numerous objects and artifacts from the Nacirema- a people that were the subject of Horace Miner’s influential paper, The Body Ritual Among The Nacirema, published in 1956. Arcega’s first exhibition at Johansson Projects is a continuum of his previous work on the Nacirema’s material culture. It is widely agreed upon that this group ...


Starts:
Jul
11
2015

Dzi Croquettes


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sat Jul 11, 2015 20:00 - Sat Jul 11, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn , New York

Description:
Rafael Alvarez and Tatiana Issa, Dzi Croquettes, video, 110min., 2009. The documentary Dzi Croquettes examines the national and global impact of this 1970s theater-dance troupe on queer visibility, and the subversive possibilities of dance, theater, and performance in the context of Brazil's military dictatorship. Secret Project Robot is a dynamic cultural space that encourages communal, convivial, interactive engagement with art and performance. The venue seeks to emphasize the importance of artistic creation and reception in ...


Starts:
Jul
12
2015

Artist Tea and Talk: Closing Reception of "Many Streams" by Martin Webb


Type:
Talk/Lecture

Dates:
Sun Jul 12, 2015 15:00 - Sun Jul 12, 2015

Location:
Oakland, California
United States of America

Description:
Join us in the gallery on July 12th to enjoy some delicious treats, tea, and intriguing art with Martin Webb. The event will be held from 3-6pm and Martin will begin an informal discussion of the latest works in his show Many Streams at 4pm. Don't miss this opportunity to ask him about his craft and peer into the inspirations behind his methods


Starts:
Jul
12
2015

Fun Down There


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sun Jul 12, 2015 16:00 - Sun Jul 12, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Roger Stigliano, Fun Down There, 89min, 35mm transferred to DVD, 1989 Shot in 1988, Fun Down There is a fresh portrayal of a few days in the life of Buddy, an alienated upstate queer teenager that decides to leave his parents' house to try his luck in New York City. A rather less known title, this film portraits with humor and tenderness a moment of intense gay sexuality in New York. From cruising in the ...