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Thursday, June 15, 2017

AUF IN DEN KAMPF


Auf in den Kampf!


Rising Stars,Falling Stars-Sweet 16mm Never Been Kissed was a triumph Sungay with a lovely crowd of cosmopolitans descending on Wedding to bask in the light of La Vagimule Doll in the Kuppel Halle of silent green Kulturquartier.

Ms. Davis and Jewish Muzlim Daniel Hendrickson changed their regular format a bit to chittle chat inbetween screenings of short music films including two episodes of Beat Club from the late 1960s featuring performances by Manfred Mann, PP Arnold, Cat Stevens, The BeeGees, The Who, and Jimmy Hendrix. Also on hand were short music subjects with the likesis of the late great Debbie Reynolds and a bunch of mincing chorus boy faggots, Jane Morgan and legends legende Della Reece, a woman certainly touched by an angel.

The surprise of the evening was the No Controlles music video by Cholita, the Female Menudo with 13 year old Graciela Grejalva & Co.

In the audience joining Arsenal Empress Stefanie Schulte Strathaus, actress Susanne Sachsse and film historian Marcuse Siegelstein, 18 year Canuckian muscle teen sensation Shawn Mendes with his older beau British actor/comic Jack Whitehall the star of BBC’s hilarious version of Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall, Yale Performance Studies Scholar Tavia N’yonga, the cousin of actress Lupita N’yonga with his gorgeous and vivacious younger sister Isis and handsome business partners Johan & Paul. Was great to see my former student Marc Arthur who is now the right hand man to RoseLee Goldberg of Performa. Marc and his lover will be leaving New York for two years to work in Ann Arbor Michigan, but Marc will still commute to Manhattan occasionally to fullfill his Performa duties.

So lovely seeing Afro German entrepreneur Clarisse Mehring and gal pal, sexy power couple Ruth Schoenegge and Miriam Japp, juicy Christoph Bovermann my former Giessen student who now has a great job with the European Film Academy, my other hot, brilliant former students Lea Schneiderman and her girlfriend Arnitra, vivacious Jasmina Metwaly of the Egyptian Mosireen Film Kollektiv who is in Berlin with a DAAD Fellowship, glamorous Trixie Schonherr the famed prima ballerina who was the focus of CHEAP Funk on Reboot FM the evening before on 88.4, Piero Bellomo, journalista Phillip Meinert who is doing a book on queer punk and wants to interview the diva, projectionist Anselm, Nadine of silent green and guardian of the gate Nadja.

Along with CHEAP kollektiv Fearless leader Susanne Sachsse the Vagimule Dollface was in Hamburg for the Theater of the World Festival at Kampnagel taking part in the DropDeadGorgeous installation that was part of Hannah Hurtzig’s „Die Stillgestellten oder: Salle Des Pas Perdus” in the Mobile Academy. I had a divine time working on Mobile Academy with the lovely and smart Ms. Hurtzig and her team of Herr, Marion, Frau Sarah Lewis, Frau Eva, Frau Dinkle and Frau Zaubel. Was so excited to meet the divine Christina Sharp of Tufts University. What a beautiful and sublime lady. Want to read her book “In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Didn’t get to see her on stage as I was way to occupied in my section on the day Christina did her thing, but on the last day of Mobile Academy I was able to sneak away from my installation and hear the wonderfully regal Nana Adusei-Poku and punk academe Christiane Voss. Before leaving for Hamburg I had a very busy Saturday doing NYU Berlin Global Press Conference with CHEAP Kollektiv and in the very late evening being part of Saavy Contemporary’s Congress through the German Federation. I love the wonderful people at Saavy Contemporary that includes their fabulous leader Bonaventur Ndikung and Lema Sikod, Beya Othmani, Elena Agudio, Antonia Alampi, hunky Abhihishek Nilamber and Lynhan Balabat.

Those of you on the left coast please check out the latest exhibit by my Portland Oregon gallerist Amy Adams of Adams & Ollman.


I WAS A WALL, AND MY BREASTS WERE LIKE FORTRESS TOWERS
JUNE 9–JULY 8, 2017
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, JUNE 9 FROM 6–8PM

MATH BASS
JULIE BENA
ELLEN LESPERANCE
SARAH PETERS
AMY PLEASANT
CHRISTINA RAMBERG
ANA ROLDAN
ALICE TIPPIT

Adams and Ollman is pleased to present "I Was A Wall, And My Breasts Were Like Fortress Towers," the first of our two-part summer exhibitions that features work by a range of artists that represents or references the body, in parts, as code, sign or symbol.

The exhibitions respond to the metaphors of "blason anatomique," a 16th century poetic device wherein the female body is dissected into fragments. In these anatomical love poems, eyes, breasts, lips, thighs are isolated and glorified; as various parts of a woman's body are desired, the whole is ordered, divided and subsequently, ruled.

Like the "blason anatomique," the artists included in these exhibitions often focus only on a fragment–a head, torso, or finger. However, in so doing, the artists do not objectify or catalogue, but rather construct a new monument or totem, one which reimagines the figure's erotic, surreal, contentious, and formidable potentialities. Using a combination of oppositional, defiant and hybrid forms and employing abstraction, among other devices, these artists approach the subject through the lens of history, language, design, science fiction, craft and architecture to take over the blason tradition and reclaim a space for the body, one that is contemporary, subjective and subversive.



Friday, June 09, 2017

Ich Bei Tag Und Du Bei Nacht


ICH BEI TAG UND DU BEI NACHT


This Sunday June 11th at 8pm Rising Stars, Falling Stars-Sweet 16mm Never Been Kissed returns to silent green Kulturquartier with a unique screening of Beat Club, the German music TV program from the 1960s and early 1970s. We will show two episodes featuring Cat Stevens, The BeeGee’s, The Who and Jimmy Hendrix plus some short music films in a kommentierte stylus just to give things a different bunghole whiff. Remember you smelt it you dealt it


Friday, May 26, 2017

RABAUKEN & RADAU

Rabauken & Radau
Jonathan Berger my gorgeous super smart and super talented child of high demand art has been so busy with a myriad of projects.  So happy his work  brought him to the far reaches of the known universe including pitstops in Europa.  Luckily I was in Berlin for a New York sekunda to attend a cocktail soiree in his honour given by La Susanne Sachsse at her East Berlin Compound.  The drinks were pure marvels of stiff mixology.  Thats right folks i got plastered. The foodstuff of the gathering was also divoon. The table featured Roger Moore styled Octopussy, Japanese spicy beef curtains, and a Rodan spring lentil salad-yummsis.
The "It" crowd in attendence included: Professor Christiane Voss, the great Hannah Hurtzig, lovely Nazl Klierci and her hot muscular new Serbian lover Mischa, Israeli artist Yael Bartana, Senol Senturk, Katja Sander, Marcuse Siegelstein, Daniel Hendrickson, the Jewish Muzlim, Richard Gabriel and a host of other notables too chic to mention in one undulating sitting.

Warning to Los Angeloids.  Vaginal Davis that infernal wanton creature will be returning to her birthcity soon.  Yes she is being brought back to do an intervention at the newest child on the museo block namely The Broad Museum which sits on Bunker Hill near the Disney Hall, Redcat and MOCA.
All the Camuuuu is for a summer happening that is curated by young Bradford Nordeen of Dirty Looks fame.  Other famed curatorials in the series are James Spooner of the Afro Punk Repository and our very own tattoo love god Ron Athey.
On a sad note the Ms. Vagimule dolls older sister Teresita Rayjandra doesn't seem long in this world so the two sibblings will get a chance to reunite for possibly the last time.  Sister Jehovah's Witness Teresa has lived in the same dingbat midcentury Hollywood flat since the mid 1970s.  Its located in the Armenian section of Hollywood on Ardmore near Santa Monica Blvd and Normandie.  The apartment building is the nicest on a block of ugly newish (the 90s) apartments and badly kept single family homes. The old owner of the building after his wife died turned late onset homosexual. Thats rights, as older tennants died off like Ms. Davis' mother Mary Magdelene in 2000 the owner rented only to sizzling hot young latino boys with a penchant for not wearing many clothes. Every time i would visit my mother or sister hanging around the kidney shaped pool were all these divine Bablyonian gorgons in various states of undress.  Twas pure beautiliciousness suprema.  The elderly owner eventually died and the new corporation that bought the building drained the pool and kicked out the juicy hombres as they never paid rent, being that they lived on a Cal grant of getting their golden pingas sucked in perpetuity.  Now my sisters building has gone all dullard now with new tenants paying over $2,500 for a one bedroom that my sister only pays $600 for.  She is lucky that they haven't tried to evict her as she is a hoarder with junk that fills the flat up to the ceiling.  I guess the new corporate owners are content to just wait her out until she dies.  My sister not only has lived in the apartment since the mid 70s she has also worked the same job for the County of LA's Housing Authority and Section Eight since 1975.
Other news of the Davista realm is that after Ms. Davis' sculpture pieces, acetate vinyl record texts and make-up paintings got snatched up by the Whitney Museum of Art last year after her solo show at Invisible-Exports Gallery.
In the Fall The New Museum will re-mount Come On Daughter Save Me borrowing all the pieces from the collectors for the exhibit.  Ms. Davis will at the same time be part of a two person exhibit at Invisible-Exports that has been given the working title of Cinema Chimera, and will also do a performance at the New Museum for all those not use to her just being a visual artist.
Speaking of mega visual art talents who also happend to be young gifted and black. Lets turn our attention to Mr. sexy and WoW!  Damien Davis who is no relation to Vaginal D. but is the grandson of Sammy Davis Jr and Altovise.  Here is the 514 on his proclititties:

June 16th to August 5th, 2017
METHOD GALLERY
106 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

Public Receptions: 1st Thursdays — July 6th & August 3rd, 5pm-9pm. Panel discussion at Northwest African American Museum Saturday, June 17th, 11am-1pm
Damien Davis is a Brooklyn-based artist. His practice explores historical representations of blackness by seeking to unpack the visual language of various cultures and question how these societies code/decode representations of race through design and digital modes of production.
In White Room, Davis will create a site specific installation that questions the notion of the gallery as a neutral space. Davis will create a custom, all white “jigsaw puzzle” made out of painted CNC routed plywood. Enmeshed within this puzzle will be an assortment of patterns and motifs typical of Davis’ visual vocabulary. In doing so he opens the conversation about literal and metaphorical representations of “whiteness” and, posits that there is no neutrality when looking at art.

Davis holds a B.F.A in Studio Art and an M.A in Visual Arts Administration from New York University. He is currently an artist in residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. He has exhibited widely throughout the US and in Japan and Italy. www.damiendavisstudio.com

This exhibition has been presented with generous support from Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Northwest African American Museum, and is funded in part by a Neighborhood Matching Fund from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

As a cultural partner of the Seattle Art Fair, METHOD is pleased to participate in the fair’s 2017 Windermere VIP Program with an event on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Artist Damien Davis will give remarks and be on-hand to answer questions. Registration for this event will be open to Seattle Art Fair VIP cardholders in June.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Bettler des Lebens

Bettler des Lebens

So sad hearing that Chris Cornell of the band Soundgarden died. I only had contact with him once at my Sunday afternoon punk rock beer bust and olde English t-dance/performance space Sucker at the Garage in Silverlake back in our first year of operation which was 1994. I shared a nice flirtation with him as he was relaxing in the Mitzi Gaynor Lounge in the back of the club. Earlier I was on stage introducing the British indie pop band Marine Research. As was my usual shtick I was playing with the rather large round rump of Marine Research’s young drummer who went by the name of DJ if my memory serves correctly. Please forgive me if I get some details wrong,this was the last century after all. Mr. Cornell and I spent some 15 minutes sitting next to each other and looking deeply into each others eyes. We hardly spoke. At one point he gave me a nice passionate kiss on the lips and we did another long butterfly kiss with our lashes. I remember thinking that he looked more Latino then what I imagined a Pacific Northwest white boy to look like. If anyone else who was there has a similar or different memory please let me know or feel free to correct any missinformation that you feel I have posted.
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Returned to Berlina from a horde of travels in time to catch a brilliantly warm sunny day with Spring temperatures almost hovering around 90F. Sorry I haven’t been forthcoming in announcing the various places I have been visiting,but because I have some aggressive stalkers I find it best to not let it out to the general public just where I happened to be at any given time.
Was delighted to catch the famous academic Amelia Jones give a sterling lecture at the Mediality Couples Congress at the Institute of Theater Studies at the Friei Universitaet Berlin. Darling prolific Ms. Jones is the Robert A. Day Professor of Art and Design as well as Vice Dean of Critical Studies at the Roski School of Art at the University of Southern California. Amelia presented on the Relation Works of Ulay: Performativity from Intimacy to Antagonism to be exact.
Also speaking was plan b’s innegmatic Sophia New and Dan Belasco, who I didn’t realize have been working on a GPS art project for over a decade, and the personable Lisa Newman who I was finally able to meet in the flesh after she conducted some emug interviews with me and Del Grace Volcano a few years back. In the audience was artist Richard Hancock who I hardly recognize anymore now that he’s removed those long dreadlocks he use to sport.
A few days ago I got to meet the muy sampatico British gallerist Dan Gunn. We got on quite famously like twin daughters from different mothers. Dan is a loveable hoot and goodtime Charlie who reminds me of artist Phil Collins. Something tells me Dan I will become topflight BFF’s.
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Received this cute note from the wonderfully talented Beth Stephens who along with her life partner Miss Annie Sprinkle are the world’s leading ecco sexualogists.
I don’t have internet access so I am not always able to post things on a timely basis so sorry if the dates of the event have passed. I am sure you can look Beth and Annie up on the internet to get on their mailing list to be more on top of their marvelous daring do’s.

E.A.R.T.H. Lab Presents!
The 
E.A.R.T.H. Lab is producing Environmentalism Outside the Box: An Ecosex Symposium, and it’s happening soon! Thursday, May 18th & Friday, May 19th. We want to know… What happens when we posit the Earth as our lover? Where do our “bodies” end and begin? What is the potential of “ecosex”? Join us in exploring our relationships with the environment and social justice, fostering human/non-human collaboration, and promoting critique and debate of new ideologies and a new sexual identity concept.

Earth Lab director and artist Beth Stephens and host artist Annie Sprinkle, will be joined by many other Earth-lovers! Donna Haraway: 
Story Telling for Earthly Survival, a new film, will have its first U.S. sneak preview showing with discussion between UCSC Professor Emerita Donna Haraway and filmmaker Fabrizio Terranova. Decolonizing Settler Sexuality will be the first keynote with Professor Kim TallBear from University of Alberta. The second day’s keynote is Love and Struggle: Grounding Against Environmental Fatalism with respected eco-feminist professor from University of Georgia, Chris Cuomo with respondent, UCSC history of art and visual culture professor, T.J. Demos.

Presenters are coming from five countries, to share a wide array of titillating and provocative topics, including: 
Academic Freedom in a Ecosexphobic WorldUnsettling Our Earthly Pleasures Eco-burlesque Water Tassels; and Bees, Bathhouses & Beyond! Finally, community members (that’s you!) are invited to participate in a two-hour open mic session followed by some great performance art.

Events will be held at the 
Digital Arts Research Center, DARC 108, on the UCSC campus. The event runs from Thursday, May 18, from 10am-10pm, and Friday, May 19th, 10am-11pm. Did we mention the symposium is free? To check out the full schedule, the panels and panelists, performers and keynote speakers, click here.

A NEW BOOK—LAUNCH AND READING AT PURE PLEASURE

Bask in the symposium afterglow the morning after, on Saturday, May 20th at noon. 
Pure Pleasure  in Santa Cruz, will host a book launch and a community reading of The Explorer’s Guide to Planet Orgasm— For Every Body, written by E.A.R.T.H. Lab director, Beth Stephens and director of research, Annie Sprinkle. This book is an illustrated eco-inspired guide to the universe of orgasms. Find the book ahead of time on Amazon or at As You Like It Boutique, or pick it up at the reading and get it signed by the Orgasmanauts themselves!

SLOW DANCING WITH HORSES

There is also a pre-conference event,
 Slow Dancing with an Other–Kevin O’Connor, Lori Halliday and horses. A collaboration between horses and humans at dusk on the Horse & Heart ranch, 5017 Ironwood Dr. Soquel, CA. The Facebook page for the event is here. Purchase tickets here.
Students $10, Regular admission $20

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Below is info on a very interesting tome from an academic acquaintance I met while teaching or performing in Austria a few years back:



Dear friends and colleagues,

hereby I would like to inform you about my new publication with my kindest regards:

Yvonne P. Doderer (2016) Shining Cities. Gender Relations and Other Issues in Urban Development of the Twenty-First Century.
Translated by Dawn d’Atri, 321 pages, 196 images, ISBN 978-3-00-055018-8, www.shiningcities.net.
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To offer this analysis for a wider public, you can download a PDF under the terms and conditions of the Digital Peer 
Publishing Licence (DPPL) at: www.shiningcities.net ;
Please feel free to distribute this possibility widely to whom you think might be interested! Thank you!
(But you can order a printed version as well:)
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Description
In the twenty-first century, the majority of people are living in cities—at least this is the credo communicated frequently. This statement has been strengthened by the “urban renaissance” that dawned at the beginning of the twenty-first century and by globally evident increase in capital investment in urban-development projects. Such planning endeavors are conveyed to the public, the political sphere, and the media with the help of Internet platforms. The visualizations and descriptions found on such project websites are associated with promises of modernization, appeal, and economic growth—in short, with a better life.
In this publication, images and texts from 12 projects planned for Europe, Africa, and Asia are surveyed critically: What do they “tell” about future life in these new urban districts? Who will live and work in these cities? Which forms of living and lifestyles are propagated? And most importantly: How do these designs relate to actual urban reality, including that of the inhabitants to whom the projects are addressed?

Written in a comprehensible way, supplemented by illustrations and photographs, this in-depth analysis sensitizes the reader to the interconnections between urban-space production and societal (gender) relations.
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There is also a German version available: Yvonne P. Doderer (2016) Glänzende Städte. Geschlechter- und andere Verhältnisse in Stadtentwürfen für das 21. Jahrhundert. München: edition Metzel / Verlag Silke Schreiber. ISBN 978-3-88960-161-2. http://editionmetzel.de/












Monday, May 08, 2017

Schauplaetze und Ereignisse


Invited to a charmingly girlish dindin at Fearless Leader Susanne Sachsse’s gorgeous table in East Germany to discuss our upcoming projects with NYU Berlin and Mobile Academy. Afterwards we ventured to Kreuzberg to see dreamy Jamie Stewart and Shana of Xiu Xiu perform at Musik & Frieden along with make-up design genius and Berlin “It” Girl Akira Knightly who is senior stylist to fashion designer Boris Bidjan.
The club was major packed SRO. Lovesexxxy Jamie & Co did not disappoint burning the stage with an intensity that was kibbles&bit perverse sexualado mixed with a Sheri Lewis & Lamb Chop sworn innocense. I literally peed in my pantaloons when Jamie dedicated the song “Every Girl is Crazy About a Sharp Dressed Man” to the Vagimule doll.

After the electric performance Susi, Akira & I were floating on puree jetsupp. It was a sight for hairy eyeboggs as three gals about town stopped off at a tiny neighborhood pub on the corner and shot back a few. While dwinking alfresco bumped into pretty British artist Elly Clark and her gorgeous girlfriend who were on their way to an art opening. Elly’s bike tire got busted by some proverbial punk rockers breaking bottles in the street.
Cold comfort Spring in Berlina kids!

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Tyger Mandingo Dompteure

TYGER MANDINGO DOMPTEURE
Dystopia 14 Dementia 14 Documenta 14
The Vagimule doll in sparkling Kassel part of Parliament of Bods. Who sportfucked whom?
Parliamentary Decongestion. Who dropped kicked whom? Smoldering Brazilians, Africans, Bolivians, Turks, Greek aktiv and passiv on demand.
Art shtars like the vivacious Mexican Whitney Biennial juicycon Raul de Nieves, the delightfully insightful Franko“Bifo” Berardi with questions on the double-headed impotent hosemonstar that is destroying the planet through its mathmatical,digital, and financial gobblygook.
So crushed out am I on tall, stately, handsome theorist and public programs curator Paul B. Preciado. Senor Preciado assembled a very tight rock steady crew that included the lovely Viktor Neumann, Goddessa Carlota Gomez, interns Katja, Clara and beauty boi Cilian.
Everyones tia, tante bruder was giving the hairy eyeball to bearded, muscular giant Zucker the senior tech and sound engineer for the congress. I for one was kept in a dry fidgitty titten state of constantly mentally undressing humpy Zucker.
Mr. Paul B. surrounded by the crème de la crème of art consigliere like Bolivian/German lovesexy dreamboat Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz, pretty Nelli Kambouri, stylish Tatiana Roque, and the divine eleganza and smarts that is Missy Magazines Margarita Tsomou and her glamorous Ipanema lover Miss Thais.

Thank god for the mighty Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung, the documenta 14 curator-at-large who is the founder and artistic director of SAVVY Contemporary that is housed at the silent green KulturQuartier in Berlin Wedding. Bonaventure made the congress ooze excitement with the African diaspora of young fresh faces.

How Does It Feel To Be A Problem? Is the perfect question to ask the tired myopic art world. Documenta 14 in Kassel would have been very dull indeed without the contributions of the African contingent.
South African kollektiv !Qhiya featuring the ravishing and brilliant SiSiPho Ngodwana & Thuli Gamedze, Lerato Shadi who lives in Berlin now and warmed my foolish heart during her poetic cantata of historically erased black women Zora Neal Hurston, Dinah Was, Dorothy Dandridge, Marion Anderson, Lorraine Hansberry, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and the great Ethel Waters.
The dulcimet voice of Afro/Portuguesa Grada Kilomba who is also the author of Plantation Memories: Episodes of Everyday Racism which I must possess ASAP.
Other highlights was The Sword of Ali aka: Zulfukar Cetin’s Taking Control of One’s Own Body: Refugee Sex Workers and Moralizing the Sex of Others, that he presented with CHEAP kollektiv’s own JewishMuzlim Daniel “Haji” Hendrickson.

Calling the art world and documenta out on its excrement was the radiant akshunist Maria Galindo with her Manifesto on How to Deal with the Feminist Insurrection. Throughtout the Congress Maria was in full testify mode and wasn’t afraid to address the super elefantes in the room to the chagrin of documenta artistic director company bb-boy Adam Szymczyk and Chilly Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar. As Fassbinder star Volker Spengler would say, “Well meaning white liberals are just Nazi’s without the spine.”
My CHEAP kollektiv art daughter Salome Gersh stayed with Maria and her anarcho feminist group Mujeres Creando when she was touring South America a few years ago.
Bringing humour to the forefront like a high art Margaret Cho was the hilarious Taocheng Wang and her gossip weapons of mass destruction. If Slander is a Zombie, the Gossip is a Vampire; and When Zombie and Vampire Bites on the same body, then does their rumours become histories? Geniustrata!
One must never forget that Kassel is the place where Halit Yozgat was murdered on April 6, 2006 by the NSU(National Socialist Underground). The Society of Friends of Halit and Initiative 6 headlined the Saturday program Aliances Between Athens and Kassel Antifascist Movements. Special thanks to Azse Gulec, Natascha Sadr Haghighian and the others responsible for this very moving, substantive series of presentations.
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Empress Stefanie Schulte Strathaus hosted a lovely going away cocktail party for famed Nigerian film director Didi Cheeka who was doing an archivist-in-residence at the Arsenal for the past six months. Didi will be back at the Arsenal next year for part 2.
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All of the CHEAPIES of Kollektiv CHEAP were back in full throttle action for CHEAP Funk on Rebooty FM with special guest star Zufukar Chetin the Sword of Ali. To hear the radio broadcast go to:




Friday, March 31, 2017

DIE GESTUNDETE ZEIT ANRUFUNG DES GROSSEN BAEREN

One of my fave former NYU students is prolific Beatrice Glow. The lovely Ms. Glow really knows how to shake n bake the whorishs remains of the international art gagadada-world. Here is a description of her latest project:

Beatrice Glow returns from Rhun, a volcanic Indonesian island in the Banda Sea, to present her final public program as the A/P/A Institute Artist-in-Residence. During her residency, Glow investigated the social history of plants via spice routes and botanical expeditions, focusing on the historical relationship between two islands on opposite sites of the world: Mannahatta and Rhun. The islands, which were traded by the British and Dutch during the 17th century spice wars, are connected by both a botanical and colonial legacy. Glow shares her findings and the immersive tech experiences she is creating in collaboration with Highway 101, ETC as part of her ongoing, multiplatform project Rhunhattan.



Congrats to German feminist art photographer extroidinaire Annette Frick who is having so many fab successes this year. I travel the international circuit and everywhere I go I hear people talking about Annette Frick. 
Friday, March 31st she will screen her films as part of Masks of Identity in Paris 8pm at Bar Pombol 175 rue de Charonne. Annette has a residency at the Cite’ des Arts de Paris. The Gallic populace are lucky to have her. If you are in Paris don’t hesitate to acquaint yourself with this very important work from one of the true greats.

Jeffrey Hilbert is going Flagrant. Mr. Jeffreyland as I like to call him is the super sexy, sophisticated and supremely talented LA nitelife guru from the late 1980s and 1990s. He took a break from nitelife at the turn of the last century to start Kustom Creative an Alt Ad Agency with business partner Frank Rodriguez who use to do Club Sucker at the Garage in Silverlake with the Vagimule doll hatchetface.
Everything that Jeffreyland touches goes Platinum with an asterick so I am sure Flagrant will be the most anticipated new release that the world wide webstackle has ever Adrian Garniered. For the inaugural issue I interviewed Canadian auteur Judy LaBruce about her new film The Misandrists.
Went to a screening of Hollywood SciFi pepperpot boiler of a film inventively titled Life. Which incidentally is anything but, starring a glum Jake Gyllenhaul and a CGI monSTAR that looks like plankton crossed with David Geffen’s anal fissures. Where is HR Giger when you need him? The only thing that I can recommend about this qwacker qaper is that Ryan Reynolds gets killed early on sparing us his relentless mugging and tiresome shtick. If only the filmmakers had conceived of a way to dispose of him earlier and naked.

Received so many emugs about my new gossipeuse Miss Hokey Knickerbocker of the famous gossip Knickerbocker dynasty so here is more from the lavenderia lady of loosey goosey lipsnonsuch:

Seems like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are spending qualitative time with each other again, and their celebrated Rainbow Brood. Ms. Jolie had retreated briefly back into the harms of on/off again paramour former Calvin Klein model and car mechanic Jenny Shimizu. During their estrangement Mr. Pitt was discreetly rubbing shinbows with his ex from the 1980s Robin Givens who gave him his start on her TV show Head of the Class.

So delighted to report that our new Chintz Rose House occupante is all for legalizing drugs and narcotics even if they are the socalled Class “A” variete’. Mr. Glorious Orange Ruffey is proud of his personal recreational use of cocaine, GHB, Special K, Molly, Dookie, Crystal Carrington “Tina” Meth and other mind faltering and enlightenment substances. He readily realizes that he’s taking a controvertial stand, but is brave enough to accept responsibility for his actions.
Likewise his transparency Prinzessin Ivanka and her ganymead narrow shouldered hubby Jared share such a great love that its really a non issue that their beautiful children are fathered by another man. Mr. Kushner has always preferred the company of older stately gentlemen, salty dog granddaddy types with gruff exteriors and tortoise shell bellies. 
Ivanka and Jared--- you can’t get more Thoroughly Modern Millie then them thar Washingtonian Hills.