We are seeking to create a community project that includes artists of all experience levels. For many in our community books are the first place where we see pieces of ourselves and our identities, making them critical to the process of identity formation. Help us keep the queer history coming! While her persona was by then that of an eccentrically dressed older woman who tackled taboo social subjects through her humor, off-stage she enjoyed wearing tailored suits, which was clearly a lifelong preference since her early years on the vaudeville stage. Call for Proposals - Queer Book Dioramas! Weaving historical facts, topography, poetry, music, and physical sensations into an audio MP3, the work is meant to be experienced on site, listening. During this era, Mabley was a central figure in the Harlem social world of queer black performers.
Clare. Age: 22.
The QueerBookDioramaShow is coming!
Addison. Age: 32.
See, that’s what the app is perfect for.
It is a physical and sensory exploration on and around the Brooklyn Heights Promenade—a series of encounters musing on desire, gender, and public space. He went on to write a song attacking the anti-gay campaign of singer Anita Bryant in and to raise funds for AIDS charities. Now in his 80s, Bidgood is making new work again - but he needs help to do it!