What is joy? Is joy possible in the world today? If so, how do queer people imagine or experience it? Over 30 writers, artists and performers consider queer joy.
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.
Letters from prison, songs, poems, courtroom statements and tributes to Pussy Riot.
New work and scholarship based on the work of director and cult legend Timothy Carey (1929-1994)