Shan Leigh Pomeroy explores Reproductive Issues and Sexual Conventions

Shan Leigh Pomeroy is a multidisciplinary visual artist with a specialization in painting and drawing. She graduated from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec with a BFA in Studio Art and Art History. Her creative interests include anatomy, urban geography, kitsch aesthetics, bodies & spaces, children's literature, illustration, craft, textiles, architecture, contemporary youth culture, cartography, archaeology, … Continue reading Shan Leigh Pomeroy explores Reproductive Issues and Sexual Conventions

Ernesto Renda & the Queerealities of Seeing Is Believing

. My earlier work directly addressed the issue of sexual education leaving queer and pleasure-based topics out of the curriculum. My work currently is tackling the problematics in the idea that “seeing is believing”, which I think springs from my identity as a queer person. The avenues by which we reach identification and recognition of … Continue reading Ernesto Renda & the Queerealities of Seeing Is Believing

‘THEM’ — TRANS*FORMATION & PERFORMANCE

. . . Collective 'THEM' proudly presents THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEUKÖLLN This documentary, and its DIY aesthetic, portrays a drag show taking place in the district of Neukölln, in Berlin. These performers challenge the stereotypes of drag and depict their environment considered as one of the most free city in Europe. A documentary that … Continue reading ‘THEM’ — TRANS*FORMATION & PERFORMANCE

Alice Moe on Fluidity, Queerness & Trans*formation

  Introducing Austria-based artist Alice Moe who kindly presents a statement piece titled My Essence Is Burning Lighter If You Wanna Put It Out.  A piece of painting, performance, text and photography all wrapped up  in one.  Besides creating art Moe also describes themselves as workshop facilitator too and says "it’s good to remind yourself … Continue reading Alice Moe on Fluidity, Queerness & Trans*formation

JAY RECHSTEINER ON PRESENTING HORRIBLE TRUTHS & ATROCITIES VIA ‘BAD REALISM’

. BAD PAINTING is a series of paintings that I categorize as Bad Realism which is work that is not only bad in terms of style & craftsmanship but most importantly in terms of content. The badly executed paintings represent the underlying bad reality of the actions depicted, i.e. the paintings are as bad as the world they … Continue reading JAY RECHSTEINER ON PRESENTING HORRIBLE TRUTHS & ATROCITIES VIA ‘BAD REALISM’

Larry Stanton ~ A Posthumous Tribute

Feature Image Credit: Wall of Larry Stanton paintings with "Miami Night", oil on canvas, 54x72", 1984 . . David Hockney on Larry Stanton . "Larry Stanton was a portraitist...   ...Skill in portraiture is an instinct, it cannot be taught (the only “method” it can have is a dreary measurement, but even that without instinct is … Continue reading Larry Stanton ~ A Posthumous Tribute

Tender Masculinities by Dr Robert Summers PhD

A Queer Feminist & Homo Esthetic Tactic ~ Tender Masculinities . This is the transcript of a paper written by Art Historian and Queer Theorist Dr Robert Summers PhD.  Presented at the American College of Art Association (CAA) 106th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, USA, February 2018   At the start, I would like to … Continue reading Tender Masculinities by Dr Robert Summers PhD