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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 ...


Starts:
Jul
13
2015

Your Words Give Me a Headache


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Mon Jul 13, 2015 19:00 - Mon Jul 13, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Kajsa Dahlberg, Female Fist, 20 min, HD video, 2006 Dylan Mira, Untitled (Agua Viva), 13min, HD video, 2013 Mariah Garnett, Picaresques, 20min, 16mm transferred to HD video, 2011 Your Words Give Me a Headache is a group program that brings together the work of contemporary feminist filmmakers thinking about language, the fluxes between literature and moving image, matters of expression, experience, representation and communication's failure. The films tackle social relationships and unconventional story-telling, ranging from ...


Starts:
Jul
15
2015

History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 15, 2015 19:30 - Wed Jul 15, 2015

Location:
Bronx, New York

Description:
Stéphane Gérard, History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself, video, 84min., 2014. Followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. What does history sound like? look like? feel like? The genre of the educational documentary is queered in Stéphane Gérard's History Doesn't Have to Repeat Itself in which Sylvia Rivera's battle cry in the Stonewall era is used to crack open what we think we know about how we got to this moment of queerness and assimilationist ...


Starts:
Jul
16
2015

The Practice of Everyday Freedom: Wave, Womanism and Villanelle


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 16, 2015 19:30 - Thu Jul 16, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
In 1994 WAVE, a group composed largely of women of color, (Marcia Edwards, Alexandra Juhasz, Aida Matta, Juanita Mohammed, Sharon Penceal, Glenda Smith, Carmed Velasquez) came together to support each other and explore their roles as caregivers within the HIV/AIDS crisis. WAVE produced videos, including a series of self portraits, to be shown in communities. Almost twenty years later Hayat Hyatt went looking for black queer history and found new friends, the ongoing impacts of ...


Starts:
Jul
17
2015

She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 17, 2015 21:00 - Fri Jul 17, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Kevin Hegge, She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column, video, 64min., 2012 She Said Boom: The Story of Fifth Column is a documentary about the pre-riot girl, all women, Canadian, queer, experimental punk band, Fifth Column. Fifth Column was formed in Toronto in the early 1980s by a group of women who didn't know how to play or write music. Their raw but determined D.I.Y. approach created powerful punk music from their very first ...


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

LOWTOY#2 Festival Barcelona Chipmusic & PostInternet Culture


Type:
Festival

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 00:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
Barcelona, Spain

Description:
Workshops, talks, exhibitions, performances. Post-Internet Art & Culture. Operating systems, Chip music, Installations.


Starts:
Jul
18
2015

Hot Dogs


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Sat Jul 18, 2015 21:00 - Sun Jul 19, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
G.B. Jones, Hot Dogs, super 8mm on HD video, 1:34min. (loop), 1987/2015 Toronto punk icon G.B. Jones' Hot Dogs is a short, bite-sized video of juicy wieners slowly turning on their warming spigots, here looped in tantalizing and mundane perpetuity. Hot Dogs can be seen as a wry meditation on our society's phallocentrism and in dialogue with the Lower East Side's rich history of sidewalk vending and cruising (two activities which intermingle outside the public ...


Starts:
Jul
19
2015

Read Only Memory


Type:
Screening

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

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
John Maybury, Read Only Memory, video, 186min., 1998 Filmmaker John Maybury (perhaps best known for Love is the Devil or the "Nothing Compares 2 U" music video) creates a portrait of his friend Leigh Bowery (who died four years before this video was completed) in this trip elegy to club culture. As Gary Morri writes, the epic dance/trance video takes in "gender politics, anticonsumerism, cultural imperialism, AIDS, bizarre computer art, trance music and imagery." Le ...


Starts:
Jul
20
2015

NAISA Youth Summer Sound Art Camp


Type:
Workshop

Dates:
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:20 - Wed Jun 24, 2015

Location:
Toronto, Canada

Description:
Pre-registration required - go to https://naisa.ca/education/register/ For more information go to http://naisa.ca/education/youth/ part of the Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art Scholarships available (see below for details) General $75 This sound art camp is for youth aged 12-17 to create art entirely with sound, radio, electronics, and/or performance through exploration according to their own individual interest - through building a NAISAtron (a unique light-responsive mini synthesizer), a micro-transmitter, and working with basic recording and editing ...


Starts:
Jul
21
2015

Bad Asians Pt. 1 + Deux!


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Tue Jul 21, 2015 20:00 - Tue Jul 21, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Richard Fung, Steam Clean, video, 3:30 min., Canada, 1990 Erica Cho, School Boy Art, Super-8 on digital video, 10:50min., US 2004 Nguyen Tan Hoang, 7 Steps to Sticky Heaven, video, 24:00min., US 1996 Patty Chang & Anie Stanley, Paradice, Super-8 on digital video, 15:00min., US 1996 Lynne Chan, JJ Chinois, video, 5:31min., US 2002 A program that pays tribute to the original "Bad Asians," coined by film scholar Eve Oishi, as a pioneering movement of ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME EUROPE


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 18:00 - Wed Jul 22, 2015

Location:
Brescia, Italy

Description:
The Link Art Center is proud to announce 6PM Your Local Time Europe, a huge distributed art event that on the evening of July 22, 2015 will involve museums, institutions, galleries and artists from all over Europe, coordinated by the Link Art Center from a temporary office installed in the fascinating location provided by the Castle of Brescia, Italy. 6PM YOUR LOCAL TIME http://www.6pmyourlocaltime.com/ MORE INFO http://www.linkartcenter.eu/ http://mastersandservers.org/ INFO AND PRESS CONTACT info@linkartcenter.eu or info@6pmyourlocaltime.com ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

Futurotica, Futurist Erotica @ the Con Artist Collective


Type:
Exhibition

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 19:00 - Sat Aug 01, 2015

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

Description:
Something sexy this way comes. We're prepping for a late July show of erotica with a futurist slant. What's the future hold for sex? Our collective artists take a crack at answering that question with artwork in mediums as varied as the spectrum of human sexuality itself. Check out our adult arcade booth, felted BDSM equipment, animated gif gallery, and more. NSFW and beyond. 18+ The opening party will not be one to miss. We're ...


Starts:
Jul
22
2015

Christopher's Chronicles + Trappings of Transhood


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Wed Jul 22, 2015 19:30 - Wed Jul 22, 2015

Location:
Brooklyn, New York

Description:
Christopher Lee & Elise Hurwitz, Christopher's Chronicles, video, 30min., US 1996 Christopher Lee & Elise Hurwitz, Trappings of Transhood, video, 27min., US 1997 This program highlights the documentary work of late transgender filmmaker and activist Christopher Lee (1964-2012). Lee's first film, Christopher's Chronicles, a record of the artist's transition from female to male was among the very first films made by and about a transgender man of color and premiered at the 1997 Frameline Festival. ...


Starts:
Jul
23
2015

Sounds Images and Data


Type:
Conference

Dates:
Thu Jul 23, 2015 00:00 - Thu Jun 25, 2015

Location:
New York City,

Description:
The conference Sounds, Images and Data http://ocradst.org/sid2015/news-events/ due to the large amounts of requests extends its deadline to Sunday April 26, 2015; midnight (New York time). You can still submit for abstracts, music scores and sound artworks. Your submission can be made at this link: https://cmt.research.microsoft.com/SID2015/Default.aspx Sounds, Images and Data 2015 is a conference that analyzes the role of the artists and curators in creating new experiences and aesthetics in the 21st century. By mixing ...


Starts:
Jul
23
2015

The Doom Generation


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Thu Jul 23, 2015 20:00 - Thu Jul 23, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Gregg Araki, The Doom Generation, 35mm, 83min., 1995 Hit the road with Jordan White, Amy Blue, and Xavier Red, when a couple of angst-fueled teenagers rescue a wayfaring stranger from a gang of homophobic goons (played by Skinny Puppy). After a pit stop at a quickie mart turns homicidal, these lovers on the lamb are forced to coast through the candy colored hell of New Queer Cinema auteur Gregg Araki's first "heterosexual film." Former lovers ...


Starts:
Jul
24
2015

Material Environments: Sensing Time and Matter in Digital & Visual Culture


Type:
Conference

Dates:
Fri Jul 24, 2015 09:30 - Sat Jul 25, 2015

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

Description:
This conference seeks to explore the points of intersection at which the material and the digital, matter and the virtual, and embodiment and posthumanism push against each other in visual media. Through encounters with cinema, artist’s film and video, installations, and online archives, the aim of the conference is to conceive of new relationships between temporality, materiality and affectivity, tracing the ways in which matter becomes meaningful, or comes to resist meaning, in the digital ...


Starts:
Jul
24
2015

Tongues Untied


Type:
Screening

Dates:
Fri Jul 24, 2015 19:30 - Fri Jul 24, 2015

Location:
New York, New York

Description:
Marlon Riggs, Tongues Untied, video, 55min., 1989 Tongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. The film, which features spoken word and poetry by Riggs and poet Essex Hemphill, is an artful visual statement about the queer black male experience and embraces authentic and radical ...


Starts:
Jul
25
2015

RASPBERRY PI FOR ARTISTS


Type:
Workshop

Dates:
Sat Jul 25, 2015 00:00 - Sat Jul 25, 2015

Location:
New York,

Description:
This workshop is for artists, developers, educators or anyone interested in experimenting with the Raspberry Pi. We’ll start from the basics and move quickly towards setting up the Raspberry Pi to run your own video projects. By the end of the workshop we’ll have built up an installation-ready Pi for your video based and interactive pieces. We will be discussing setup for gallery installations, installing software, adding your own video content, setting up playlists and ...