Kill Joy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

Press release by Allyson Mitchell & AGYU, July 17, 2013 Forget the dead this Hallowe’en Feel the pulsing throb of something larger than life in Kill Joy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. Opening this October in Toronto. Holey Hell House! Each Hallowe’en radical evangelical groups all over the USA…

Eco-activists Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens

Press release by Femina Potens Earthy. Performance by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens EARTHY – AN ECOSEX BOOT CAMP Co-presented by Queer Cultural Center Center for Sex and Culture June 13th – 16th and 20th – 23rd at Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94103…

EARTHY – an Ecosex Boot Camp

San Francisco, CA. May 18, 2013: Press Release from Annie Sprinkle, Beth Stephens and Femina Potens EARTHY — AN ECOSEX BOOT CAMP AIMS TO MAKE ECO-ACTIVSM MORE SEXY, FUN AND DIVERSE Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle aim to get an ‘E’ added to the ‘GLBTQI’ moniker. E is for ecosexual….

Community Action Center

Community Action Center (trailer), by A.L. Steiner and A.K. Burns from Steiner on Vimeo. Community Action Center is a 69-minute sociosexual video by queer artists A.K. Burns and A.L. Steiner. It incorporates “the erotics of a community where the personal is not only political, but sexual. This project was heavily…

TERAPHIM

Press release TERAPHIM: An Installation by Jewlia Eisenberg with Charming Hostess Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA December 6-20 Jewlia Eisenberg’s installation, TERAPHIM, has transformed the third floor of Meridian Gallery into a place of multimedia installation, ritual, and music performance. Join us at Teraphim in a space rich with new…

BMW Tate Live: Performance Room – Emily Roysdon

Artist talk by Emily Roysdon, published by BMW Tate Live in May 2012 Queer feminist artist Emily Roysdon (USA) was selected as one of the artists to make a performance for the first series of performances at BMW Tate Live’s new performance room. She created a queer feminist performance together…

Dog Betty by Birgitta Hosea

Dog Betty tries to make new friends in the park, video by Birgitta Hosea, 2007 The Dog Betty movies were created by Birgitta Hosea (UK) as an experiment in being a human cartoon while artist-in-residence in the Lethaby Gallery, summer 2007. Birgitta has published an artist statement about the Dog…

UCSC Professor Elizabeth Stephens

UCSC Professor Elizabeth Stephens – videointerview published by DobroFilms, May 2012. UCSC Art Professor and former Chair of the Art Department, UC David PhD Candidate, wife to Annie Sprinkle, performance artist, sculptor, Elizabeth Stephens talked with Nada Miljkovic for KZSC’s Artist on Art about her work as an eco-activist and…

The Powerhouse

Doc Shop 6: The Powerhouse by ONFB, National Film Board of Canada This short documentary by Shawn Thompson is about La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse and Feminism. Located in Montreal, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse is the oldest feminist art gallery in Canada. An exhibition space focusing on the diverse feminisms and…

Denmark: Re.Act.Feminism #2

To Dance a Prison (13:00 min with sound) by Line Skywalker Karlström, 2010. Camera and photo: Frederike Hansen re.act.feminism #2 – a performing archive is a continually expanding, temporary and living performance archive travelling through six European countries from 2011 to 2013. It presents feminist, gendercritical and queer performance art by over…

Line Skywalker Karlström Performance: Queens Deers

Line Skywalker Karlström, Performance, 2004 Published at Youtube by MrLineskywalkerful, 11/09/2009 Feminist performance artist and queer woman Line Skywalker Karlström (Sweden/Denmark) is blurring the boundaries between humans and animals in this performance from 2004. Line descibes her performance, as one in which she “appears as a somewhat deranged elk, running around…

London: Mertle Merman loose at the Hayward Gallery

Press release by Caroline Smith Cross posted at www.carolinesmithonline.com Mertle Merman’s BUTOH CLEANSE ‘N’ QUEER UP Mertle – performance artist Caroline Smith’s alter ego – joins the Avant Gardeners (http://www.avantgardening.org) at the Hayward Gallery, London SE1, UK Sunday 17th June at 3pm for a Butoh-inspired ritual cleanse and queer up…

Drawing on Experience by Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith, Drawing on Experience, Tate Modern – 27 June 2009 from Oriana Fox on Vimeo. Camerawork: Richard Canham & Francesca Ungaro. Drawing on Experience by Caroline Smith Caroline Smith’s homage to Bobby Baker’s ‘Drawing on a Mother’s Experience’ (1988) involved the divulging of other people’s eating secrets, spilling and…

THE LACTATION STATION BREAST MILK BAR

The Lactation Station Breast Milk Bar, by Jess Dobkin. Photo credit: David Hawe Quench your curiosity at the Lactation Station Breast Milk Bar! Audiences are invited to ‘quench their curiosity’ by tasting samples of pasteurized human breast milk at The Lactation Station Breast Milk Bar, an interactive performance art piece…

Toronto: Commitment Issues

Commitment Issues  – Curated by Jess Dobkin takes place November 16 + 17, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. The event presents an selection of works by international performance artists and in addition to the evening of performance art, the artists and curator speak about the work and the event in a…

Copenhagen: FEMINISTS IN SPACE

Feminists in Space – International feminist qerformance art festival, November 9-13, 2011 at Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, Denmark. Curatorial Statement We are pleased to announce Feminists in Space – the first feminist performance festival ever to be held in Copenhagen. Feminists in Space was initially the title for a feminist blog…

I Don’t Need Your Help

i don’t need your help from Manmeet Devgun on Vimeo November 18 – 25, 2011. The Nigah QueerFest ’11 is celebrating sexualities for the fifth time this year in New Delhi. The Solo Show Project presents: I Don’t Need Your Help By Manmeet Devgun, India Abadi Art Space F213/A First…

Tania Bruguera

Tatlin’s Whisper #5, 2007; Crowd control at Tate Modern, London, UK by Cuban visual artist Tania Bruguera. Performed live at Tate Modern on January 26-27, 2008 (Published by Tate in 2008). Related Link Tania Bruguera’s webpage