Artists: William Pope L., Yvonne Rainer, Dieter Roth, Fischili & Weiss, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Allen Ruppersberg, Luc Tuymans, Janette Paris, Isa Genzken.
Writers: Heike Bollig, Emma Cocker, Johanna Burton, Christy Lange, Jennifer Higgie, Barb Buchmaier
Artists: Zach Blas, Gregg Bordowitz, K8 Hardy, Isaac Julian, Renate Lorenz, Catherine Lord, A.K. Burns, Holly Huges, Zoe Leonard, Vaginal Davis, Mohmoud Khaled, fierce pussy, Yan Xing, Wu Tsang, Sergio Zevallos, David Wojnarowicz.
Writers: Jack/Judith Halberstam, Judith Butler, Roderick Ferguson, Richard Fung, Scott Herring, Sharron Holland
Doesn’t have to be the cliche critique of the institution
Queer Art/ Queer Theory
An ongoing conceptual frame of theory
Ideas around rejecting categorisation, an antagonistic. Unresolved and blurring subjectivity/subject hood
Wu Sang - Film
Bar as protagonist
Place, subjectivity and belonging
A.K Burns - Negative Space
David Uvonavick - Text piece
Simple powerful and evocative work
A dualism of innocence against pain, struggle and oppression
Evocative piece, the beginning of working with queer identity and looking at it though an intersectional lens. Class, race.
Nikita Gale -
Relics, with Nikita Gale, Tony Matelli, Sam Moyer, Ceysson & Benetiere, Paris
Protests and the way people have expressed dissent over time, rock’n’roll was a form of dissent. Histories of dissent.
(A safe space to dissent - art being a safe space to dissent)
A history of barricade
Paris - French revolution
Mohummed Khalil - Magic realism, places that have been inhabited by hate crimes have been committed. A recasting of these spaces and crimes, performative 2D works
Jaye: How is this different to the words put out at the beginning?
Melody: Body politic, and geography
Doug: Interesting juxtaposition between queer art and broader understanding of ‘queer’ aesthetics and that both forms are valid.