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
MICHELLE HANDELMAN is a filmmaker, visual artist and writer who makes confrontational works about sexuality, gender and desire. Her film BLOODSISTERS (1995) captures the gender nonconformity of the queer SMS scene and queer outlaws in a DIY fashion, just like the activism of the era.
Video (2:21): The trailer of the film BLOODSISTERS LEATHER, DYKES AND SADOMASOCHISM. Queer artist Michelle Handelman’s ground-breaking documentary on the San Francisco leather dyke scene is as vital as ever.
Video (1:37:53): In her masterclass at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal, Canada, German filmmaker and multimedia artst Ulrike Ottinger presents excerpt of her film ‘Joan of Arc of Mongolia’ (1989) and answers questions.
Video (22:30): Teddy Award Interview with filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger who is the 2020 Teddy Award nominee for the Best Documentary Film with her film ‘Paris Calligrammes’ (2020).
Video (20:37): The Boy Mechanic San Diego, video installation by Kaucyila Brooke. This video documents one part of a multiple city historical archive about the history of lesbian bars.
Video (10:05): Mark Levengood talking with Andrea Reuter, Zaida Bergroth and Catharina Nyqvist-Ernrooth about the new feature film TOVE.
Video (13:43): this video provides you with an exhibition walk through and interviews with artist Shu Lea Cheang and curator Paul B. Preciado. In this exhibition Shu Lea Cheang worked with the political and architectural history of the exhibition space.
Film screening in New York of GHOST IN THE SHELL, 1995. 82 min. Directed by Mamoru Oshii. the programme is curated by Vivian Crockett, Camilo Godoy and Carlos Motta.
Istanbul Biennal: Suspended (September 6 and November 2, 2019) by Iz Oztat includes a collaborative video work created by Iz Oztat and Ann Antidote.
DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!
Documentary, directed by Caroline Berler, USA, 2018.
Distribution : The Film Collaborative.
The herstory of queer cinema from the women who made it happen.
KuirFest Berlin presents ‘Rebelling ‘the History’: Queer Feminist Her*stories’, short film selection, Thursday, 30 May, 2019 at 19:30.
Video (24:18): As part of the Guggenheim’s Conserving Computer-Based Art (CCBA) initiative, the Guggenheim’s Conservation Department unveiled a major restoration of Shu Lea Cheang’s seminal web artwork “Brandon” (1998–99) in April 2017.
This year Queer|Art is pleased to announce that the grant has increased to $6,000. Applications are open now and closes on July 17, 2019.
Video (4:57): Artists Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz and curator Charlotte Laubard speak about their project «Moving Backwards», the Swiss participation at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
Zoe Williams: Sunday Fantasy. Dates: May 25 – July 27, 2019. Venue: Mimosa House, London, UK. Opening: May 24, 2019
Michelle Handelman: LOVER HATER CUNTY INTELLECTUAL, April 18 – May 26, 2019 at Signs and Symbols, 102 Forsyth Street, New York, NY 10002, USA. OPENING: April 18, 6-8 PM
Finnish avant-garde filmmaker Mox Mäkelä’s film Strange (Vieras) premieres on May 15, 2019 at 18.30–21.00, Tate Modern, London, UK.
Barbara Hammer died earlier this month (March 16, 2019). She was an amazing pioneer filmmaker and a mentor of generation of younger queer filmmakers. June 1 – August 11, 2019, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University debuts the exhibition, Barbara Hammer: In This Body.
Video (2:17): Tailer about the avant-garde film Narcissister Organ Player which will be screened in Copenhagen in April.