Video (23:27): Artist Talk by Patty Chang. Patty Chang is known for provocative performances that challenge social behaviours and stereotypes; American performance and video artist Patty Chang presented her artist talk and performance at Connecting Space Hong Kong on 10 December 2015.
Video (4:39): ‘A Plate – The Thing About…’ by performance artist Patty Chang features clips from her 1998 performance videos ‘Melons (at loss)’ and ‘Shaved (at loss)’.
Video (19:43): artist and queer woman Indira Allegra is interviewed about “Past Presence”, a two person show at Pro Arts gallery with Christopher R. Martin in 2017. Her works deals with with black grief and police violence. It offers a healing space in response to the politicized trauma in Black contemporary life through the medium of weaving.
Video (15:37): Paris Photo’s interview with Zanele Muholi. Muholi is a South African visual activist and photographer. For over a decade she has documented black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people’s lives in various townships in South Africa.
Video (12:07): after the exhibition “Mettersi a Nudo” at the Cascina Nuovo Armenia in Milan, Italy in November 2019 Valentina Andreoli interviewed artist and queer woman Lupe Ficara about her works and the creative process.
Video (1:07:54): alongside the ‘Julie Mehretu’ retrospective at LACMA, California, USA, a programme was organised which among others featured a panel debate, where the participating black feminists were invited to discuss the exhibition and Julie Mehretu’s oevre as a visual activist.
A retrospective monograph of Julie Mehretu’s work that traces the development of one of America’s most celebrated abstract painters.
Video (34:27): this documentary features interviews with queer artist Laurie Lipton and fans of her art.
Video (15:49): Artist Roxana Halls in conversation with Nicola Jennings about laughter, self-portraiture, and her work in relation to the art of Judith Leyster, Rembrandt, Goya, Dürer and Giovanni Bellini.
Log Lady Lusty – Curator, Art Pimp and most prominently Log Lady, A Viral Outbreak Disaster Publication Thinly Disguised as a Vanity Publishing Epic.
Video (5:00): UNCEDED VOICES #8 – Jessica Sabogal (2018). Published by Unceded Voices : Anti-colonial street artists convergence. Jessica Sabogal a queer muralist from California.
Video (9:56): ‘On Our Backs’ at the Leslie-Lohman Museum with Curator Alexis Heller. The exhibition explores the history of queer sex work culture, and its intimate ties to art and activism.
Video (3:25): FAMILY by JJ Levine at La Centrale Powerhouse, Montreal, November 11 – December 9, 2016. Video from the opening of the exhibition. JJ Levine talks about her queer family portraits.
Video (1:03:43): The Heatherley School of Fine Art Online – queer artist Sadie Lee in Conversation with Anna McNay.
Video (37:34): Queer Circles TV. Queer Circles is a Queer Art project by The Penthouse run by artists Rosanne Robertson and SHARP, based in Cornwall, now being produced as DIY Queer culture TV show highlighting how isolation plays a part in Queer culture and LGBTQIA+ activism.
Red Hanky Panky is the legendary long running queer comic series by Rachael House which began in the 90s. Issue 10 collects work made during a residency at the Queer Zine Archive Project and explores Pride, homonormativity, bi-invisibility, and queer rage.
Video (1:47): trailer about Behind the Zines by Queer Zine Library (UK).
Viewers are invited to watch films on their own before joining guest presenters online for an interactive discussion. The curators are Adam Baran and Heather Lynn Johnson. The presenters are: Gavilán Rayna Russom, Baseera Khan, Deborah Bright and Nayland Blake
What visions do you have for art galleries post-COVID19?
Queer Arts Festival in Vancouver, Canada takes place July 16 to July 26, 2020. All the activities will be online events.