• Linda Simpson’s The Drag Explosion – Expanded!

    April 30
    8:30PM
    PARTICIPANT INC

    253 E. Houston St
    New York, NY 10002

    The Drag Explosion is an evolving multi-media “slideshow extravaganza” created by performer…

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    Who’s Who in Tom Rubnitz’s Videos

    Joe E. Jeffreys

    You're cheat sheet to the many fabulous faces found in Tom Rubnitz's films.
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    John Kelly

    Kelly recounts a memorable afternoon from the drag yesteryear, fueled by limos, fried chicken and an Art Matters grant.
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    Conrad Ventur

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    Hapi Phace (Interview)

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    Curator, critic, and academic Marc Siegel examines the mythography surrounding Jack Smith, the extraordinary artist with the ordinary name.
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    Zackary Drucker

    Fish: a Matrilineage of Cunty white-woman Realness
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    Art After Angela

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    Visual Artist Sam McKinniss considers the cheerful death cult surrounding Angela Lansbury, by way of Wilde.
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    Ulrike Ottinger [Interview]

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    Frau Dr. Mabuse, boss of an international media empire, has devised an unscrupulous plan for further expansion. Will Dorian Gray become Frau Dr. Mabuse’s victim or her best student? Power or emotion? “We let him experience everything our readers do not even dare dream of.”
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    Dorian Backstory

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    Filmmaker Michelle Handelman explains the genesis of her piece, "Dorian, a cinematic perfume (2009/11)."
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    DLNYC talks with artist and author Gary Indiana about his work with Ulrike Ottinger, how he met Werner Schroeter and the dangers of taking the train from Berlin to Munich.
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    Notes from DLNYC's screening of Ulrike Ottinger's "Madame X - An Absolute Ruler."
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Who’s Who in Tom Rubnitz’s Videos

Joe E. Jeffreys

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Maria Ayala is a jewelry designer. (Pickle Surprise)

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Billy Beyond has worked as a DJ for clubs …

Linda Simpson, "Madame and John Kelly after a perfromance by Kelly at Carnegie Hall" 1991

John Kelly: Drag Queen Marathon, 1985

John Kelly

Early in 1985 there was an article in The New York Times about the East Village club performance scene…

Conrad Ventur, "Atlantis,"  2011. Music by Les Baxter

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Conrad Ventur

“Through the immensity of his experience, Mario is a kind of queer multi-generational hybrid

Linda Simpson, "Hapi Phace and Chris. (Spring, 1989)"

Hapi Phace (Interview)

Bradford Nordeen

DLNYC’s Creative Director speaks with Hapi Phace, former emcee of the The Pyramid Club’s