Kickstarter project by Kim Leutwyler

Kim Leutwyler, Australia, Says:
I hope you enjoy my latest art project, ‘Queer Dinosaur: Journey As Destination’! I’ve been invited to exhibit in the 2015 LGBTQI Midsumma festival in Melbourne. Check out my Kickstarter page to find out more about my new series of transhuman portraits and be a part of the journey!

Make a Donation
You can help Kim realise her project by making a donation at her kickstarter page. Read more about her art project: Queer Dinosaur: Journey As Destination.

Touching The Art with Casey Jane Ellison


Touching the Art – Episode 1 – Catherine Opie, Bettina Korek, Jori Finkel – Ovation.

Touching The Art with Casey Jane Ellison and her guests – an all female panel – will discuss topics ranging from art and celebrity to gender politics to the art market. Future episodes will coincide with and cover timely topics and events such as Miami Basel, The Armory Show, etc.

Touching the Art was shot at Regen Projects West Hollywood and Night Gallery in Los Angeles, California.

For the Love of Freedom: Pride

Pride is a photo exhibition portraying gay history and the democratic struggle for gay rights from 1972 to the present. It is a part of the exhibition For the Love of Freedom at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Norway. Pride present a chronological caleidoscope of the political efforts, street demonstrations, parties and gatherings that were carried out by the gay communities and other supporters of gay rights. This material has been compiled from the archives of Leif Pareli of The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, the gay publication Blikk and The National Archives of Norway.

For the Love of Freedom

For the Love of Freedom at the Museum of Cultural History is University of Oslo’s main venue marking the Bicentennial of the Norwegian Constitution. For the Love of Freedom consists of eight exhibitions: The Heavy Load; Stairway to Heaven; The Arena of Freedom; Minus Five; The Fifth Room; Pride; Hells Angels and The Forbidden Lounge. Read more about the other exhibtions at the museum’s website. Photo-artist Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty and Professor Svein Harald Gullbekk were given a cartè-blanchè to curate an exhibition which explores the limits and possibilities of freedom, as seen at the crossroads where art and science meet. For the Love of Freedom runs to the end of the year.

About The Curator Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty

Photo-artist and curator Lill-Ann Chepstow-Lusty is currently working at The Museum of Cultural History at The University of Oslo. She studied at Eastbourne College of Art & design in Sussex, UK and has worked with her photo projects since the middle of the 80′ies. Lill-Ann has published five books. Her book, ‘Gay Kids’ (an anthology) which was published as a part of her Gay Kids art project(2008), is now on the curriculum of the Oslo primary schools.

Edgy Redux – Call For Submissions

Press Release by Edgy Redux

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

THEME: FEMINIST MAGIC
Deadline OCTOBER 15th 2014

Logo: Edgy Redux2015 marks the 2nd edition of Edgy Redux, Studio 303′s ever fierce, feminist and considerably condensed reincarnation of the Edgy Women Festival. In keeping with Edgy tradition, our program is imbued with a love of experimentation and a thrill for emerging practices in performance that will spark conversation and mesmerize audiences. Directed by Andrea Joy Rideout, this edition of Edgy Redux will focus on the theme of FEMINIST MAGIC via 3 events: All Nuit Long, Edgy Colloque, and Soirée des Oracles.
More information: edgywomen.ca

We are seeking submissions for:

Soirée des Oracles at Sala Rossa, Friday March 6th 2015 [in Montreal Canada.]
Selected artists will also be invited to participate in 2 related events at Studio 303 [372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montréal QC, H3B 1A2, Canada]:
Edgy Colloque – a post-cabaret artist talk on Sunday March 8th [2015]
Salon Preview – a wheelchair accessible preview for invited peers on Friday February 27th Soirée des Oracles is an evening of short performances and videos inspired by the theme of Feminist Magic.

We are seeking artists across the gender spectrum to imagine innovative possibilities for our futures near and far, to create new worlds and explore their own in magic realism, in boundarypushing ways.

Submissions are encouraged from both established and emerging artists of varying abilities and experiences working in the areas of dance, movement, theatre, drag, performance art, sonic art and music, and especially interdisciplinary hybrid forms.

Practical information:

- Edgy Redux offers honorariums of $50 for video artists and $200 for performing  artists/groups.
- Technical support is extremely limited as is the time for run-throughs the day of the event.
- Priority is given to local artists however non-local artists are still welcome to apply.
- We regret that the venue is not wheelchair accessible, there are 3 flights of stairs upon entrance to the building. A preview and feedback session will be held on Friday February 27th, 7:00PM, at Studio 303, which is fully accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Submit your proposals:

[The deadline is October 15th 2014.] To submit your proposal, please consult our guidelines and fill out our form available online at www.studio303.ca/en/calls-for-submissions/

SAILOR by Mox Mäkelä

SAILOR – “A body from a beam of the runaway dream, a spark of the engine room”

Street dance & reflector clothes.
Overal idea, clothes, music: Mox Mäkelä
Dance, choreography: Rasmus Leppänen.

The event takes place in Kotka City, Finland on October 10, 2014 at 19.00.