Evocative images of lost cruising spaces. The framing of the images gives a voyeuristic feel, or the gaze of a closeted queer looking at a world he does not yet feel part of. Perhaps he will join the men in 10 minutes, 2 weeks or never. Alvin Baltrop: remembering New York’s forgotten queer photographer https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/aug/18/alvin-baltrop-remembering-new-yorks-forgotten-queer-photographer?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPressRead More Alvin Baltrop: remembering New York’s forgotten queer photographer
The story of revolutionary queer punk zine available on Vimeo. This underground-styled short can trace its lineage from the early 8mm works of Derek Jarman through the sex-magick videos of Psychic TV both visually and thematically. Narrator, Scott Treleaven, tells the story of the Salivation Army zine produced by a group of queer punks, from […]Read More The Salivation Army
The Tate’s recent Queer British Art 1861 – 1967 did an excellent job of exploring pre-Wolfenden representation but what of the contemporary arts? Here a/n explore two exhibitions which address current concerns. https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/queer-art-uk-notes-two-exhibitions-exploring-current-ideas-aestheticsRead More Queering the Arts
Cookie Mueller’s book Walking Through Clear Water In A Pool Painted Black is one of those books that made a massive impression on me when I read it and I still list it as one of my all time favourite books. Her reputation, and not just for her appearances in John Waters’ films, continues to grow as more people […]Read More Putti’s Pudding
At the heart of Penda’s Fen is Stephen, a young man whose life appears to be one of privilege and complacency. He is the embryonic Everyman with his ideological certainties and cocooning conservatism leading him into adulthood. But as he connects with the landscape he begins to have Blake-ian visions that awaken his suppressed psyche […]Read More Child be strange, dark, true, impure, and dissonant.
https://www.peccapics.com/queerhorror/ I am fascinated by the queer element in exploitation and horror movies so a new list of queer horror is always welcome. This list seems a bit more promotional than inspired but worth a lookRead More Big Gay Horror Show: Peccadillo’s Top 10 Queer Horror Flicks – Peccadillo Pictures
Misadventure with the Louche Women Join Caroline Smith and Paul Green as they take on Misadventure. They will also be delving into the private lives of famous sisters and talking to Richard Dyer. For more information visit the Facebook Event pageRead More Misadventure with the Louche Women