Examines sexuality, gender and race in Australia’s vibrant independent theatre and performance culture.
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
A book of portraits, made as Frost wandered the streets of London in search of its most colourful inhabitants.
The article explores the way in which humour is being used by contemporary women performance artists to state the obvious.
London's alternative East End drag phenomenon gets its moment in this account of six years in the lives of its most celebrated performers: Jonny Woo, John Sizzle, Holestar, Scottee, Amber, Pia and Ma Butcher.
Extras: interviews with cast and crew, deleted scenes, character profiles, music videos, performances. Directed by Colin Rothbart.
While spinning her naked, masked body on a stage to Chaka Khan’s famous anthem, Narcissister redresses herself from clothing she pulls out of various bodily orifices.
Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a lucid and accessible account of popular feminisms in contemporary theatre and performance.
This publication / scrapbook is largely comprised of old photographs and illustrations from the artist life and carrer as a pleasure activist.
A film by Beth B exploring the diversity of the underground burlesque scene in the 21st century with performances from Rose Wood, Julie Atlas Muz, Mat Fraser, Dirty Martini, Bunny Love, Bambi the Mermaid, World Famous *Bob* & Tigger!
Based on the work of Timothy Carey, Dead Flowers features new scholarship on this actor and filmmaker’s cultural contributions through the lens of contemporary art. Contributors: Charles Atlas, Alvin Baltrop, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Johanna Constantine, Marti Domination, Scott Ewalt, Georg Gatsas, Brandon Olson, Kembra Pfahler, Cynthia Plaster Caster, Tabboo!, Paul Thek, Stephen Arnold, Vaginal Davis, G.B Jones, Andrew Meyer, Edward Owens, Luther Price, Tom Rubnitz, Werner Schroeter, Suzie Silver, Johanna Fateman, Andrew Suggs, Randall Wilcox, Douglas Crimp, Gary Indiana, Romeo Carey, Vassily Bourikas, Antony, Max G. Morton, Doug McClemont, Alexandra Blattler, Bruce LaBruce, Michael Vannoy Adams, Elisabeth Kley, Eileen Myles, Ed Halter, Lia Gangitano.
In this richly detailed memoir, Pam Tent offers a fascinating glimpse into the tumultuous life of a liberation movement – both artistic and sexual – whose influence is still apparent in the worlds of theatre, music, fashion, gay politics, gay spirituality, and urban club life.
In Miscellaneous Articles 4 folder. For this issue of Critical Stages, Ari Osterweis and Barbara Browning consider the multiple publics at play in the work of artist-performer Narcissister.
Transgression and transformation, pastiche and pasties – as Dorothy Max Prior loses herself in the world of burlesque performance.
A large-scale outdoor work.
Footage of the 1994 Walker Art Center in Minneapolis performance.