The exhibition is up and the artist talk was well received. Currently producing a remastered version of the artist talk, since the broadcast had ended abruptly. Everyone involved in the broadcast will receive a high definition copy of the talk. Thank you to everyone who participated, and if you have not been to the exhibition, come visit before the end of the 17th.
Colin Stokes brings up another point in gender identity and the influence film and entertainment has in our cultures. Checkout the video below and tell me what you think.
In addition to Matson’s body of work exploring masculinity, Bill Pozzobon shares some of his input on a notion he calls “The Boys Code”.
Ok, here is one more throwback media by Contrera, but with another outlet called OutBuzz, an LGBT news outlet.
A while ago, Contrera met with someone from the Huffington Post to interview about what Contrera’s work is about and its progress. Here is a “Part 1” of the interview.
The concept of American Landscape is largely determined by one’s own life experiences. My American Landscape is undoubtedly shaped by the diverse characters that that surround me: artists, drag queens, performers, vagabonds. Turning my camera to a diversity of subjects, particularly those entrenched in New York City’s vibrant and often decadent club scene, my work investigates the fluidity of sexuality and self. What is more American then freedom of self expression? In this series, I follow a group of friends during the summer months that not only express themselves without apology but also have found a sense of community with each other.
“The Fluidity of Sexuality and Self”