Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House at ICEBOX PROJECT SPACE, Philadelphia, US, October 16⁠-27, 2019. Killjoy’s Kastle is created by Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell and a coven of over 100 performers from Philadelphia. All events are free and open to the public. The special events include ‘Inside Killjoy’s Kastle’ Book Launch
October 19, 2-4 PM.

Boston: Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community

Bona Fide! by Maria E. Piñeres Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community is a big queer arts exhibition touring USA. Next stop is Boston: April 22 – July 10, 2016 Mills Gallery, Boston MA, USA Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community, curated by John Chaich, presents 26 artists from 4…

Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue at the Art Gallery of Ontario (2015)

Video (2:57): Artists Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue talk about their practice and their residency at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Video by Art Gallery of Ontario, 2015. About The Artists Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue co-founded the FAG, Feminist Art Gallery, in 2010. They have described FAG as “political…

Ann Cvetkovich on After Depression – Sovereignty of Senses

Ann Cvetkovich (USA) gave this talk in Belgrade, Serbia on March 25, 2015 about her academic and political practice. She talks about the concept ‘Depression: A Public Feeling’, her project ‘The Alphabet of feeling bad’ and works by queer feminist artists who are creating alternative feeling spaces such as Allyson…

Queer Threads

Queer Threads Exhibition runs from December 11, 2015 through March 13, 2016 at: Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA) Decker Gallery 1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue Baltimore MD 21217 Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community, curated by John Chaich, presents 26 artists from 4 continents who are remixing fiber and…

Los Angeles: KillJoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House

Press release by Allyson Mitchell Photo couresy of Allyson Mitchell KillJoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House October 16-30, 2015 Plummer Park, West Hollywood Long Hall 1200 North Vista Street West Hollywood, CA 90046 OPENING Friday, October 16, 2015, 5:30-9:30pm CONTINUES from 6:30-9:30pm Saturday and Sunday, October 17 & 18;…

Civil Partnerships? Queer and Feminist Curating: Conference Video Recordings (2012)

Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating at Tate Modern, London, 2012 – Part 1: Welcome and Maura Reilly, Toward a Curatorial Activism. Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating – Part 2: Panel One, Queer Visual Strategies. FAG: Feminist Art Gallery, Toronto, Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue CAN’T/WON’T, Lisa Metherell, Queer…

Jolly Goods – Feverdream

Soundpiece written to be played inside the labyrinth of “Killjoys Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House” by Canadian queer feminist artist Allyson Mitchell.

Call for Proposals: Killjoy’s Kastle Book Project

We seek contributions for a volume of collected essays related to artist Allyson Mitchell’s Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. This large-scale installation and performance invites visitors to walk-through an unconventional gallery space designed in the tradition of carnivals, evangelical Christian fright nights, and lesbian feminist direct action aesthetics….

ALIEN SHE at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, California

‘AlIEN SHE (October 2014 – January 2015) is the first exhibition to examine the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl, a pioneering punk feminist movement that emerged in the early 1990s in reaction to pervasive and violent sexism, racism, and homophobia in the punk music scene and in the culture at large.

New York: After Our Bodies Meet: From Resistance to Potentiality

Press Release by Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and Fresh Fruit Festival Leslie-Lohman Museum presents an exhibition of queer feminist artists exploring the body as site of resistance, envisioning a positive queer future. After Our Bodies Meet: From Resistance to Potentiality Curated by Alexis Heller Exhibition…

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community

Press release from Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York We are pleased to announce our next exhibition opening on January 17th, 2014! Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community Exhibition dates: January 17 to March 16, 2014 Public Opening: January 17, 2014 6-8 pm Queer Threads: Crafting Identity…

MIX NYC: Craftivism Curated by Coral Short

Craftivism Sun Nov 17, 2013 @ 5:00 PM MIX NYC Curated by Coral Short, guest curator. TRT: 65 min. Queerness, feminism, and craft go hand in hand for many of these emerging contemporary artists, as they rethink and reclaim craft in their own unique ways. Sit back and let these…

Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell

Lecture by Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Lougue, published by CAFKATV 06/04/2013 Out artists Deirdre Lougue and Allyson Mitchell speak about making feminist & queer art and culture, opening the Feminist Art Gallery (FAG) in their home in Parkdale, Toronto, Canada and how they feel about sharing their home with their…

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…

Archiving Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival

Gender Studies and Body Politics Session 2 | published by The New School, Nyc. USA, 2010 Ann Cvetkovich, Professor of English and Professor of Womens and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin. Prof. Cvetkovich discusses the problems of continuity/discontinuity across feminist generations. What turns have we taken, and how…

Civil Partnership event at the Tate, 2012

Curating Feminist and Queer Art The above video presents the highlights of the Civil Partnership Event at Tate in 2012. The symposium was held as part of the Leverhulme funded project Transnational perspectives on women’s art, feminism and curating. “Reflecting on the politics and practices of queer and feminist art…