Documentation of the event marking World AIDS Day. Included a screening of Ron Vawter’s performance at the ICA in 1993 as part of LIFT and a conversation between Neil Bartlett and Nancy Reilly.
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.
New work and scholarship based on the work of director and cult legend Timothy Carey (1929-1994)
Cookie Mueller (1949-1989) was a firecracker, a cult figure, a wild child, a writer, a go-go dancer, a mother and a queer icon. A child of suburban 1950s Maryland, she made her name first as an actress in the films of John Waters, and then as an art critic and columnist, a writer of hilarious stories and a maven of New York’s downtown art world. Edgewise, by Berlin-based actress and writer Chloé Griffin, tells the story of Cookie’s life through an oral history composed of more than 80 interviews with the people who knew her.