From March 17 2007 to March 25 2007

THE GAYS OF OUR LIVES

Exhibition March 17 to 25, 2007

A series of events starring Ms Vaginal Davis and featuring queer videos, performance and much more...

Curated by Leila P.

À La Centrale :

21 au 25 Mars 2007

Installation et présentation vidéo Gays of Our Lives
Venez vous écraser dans le superbe salon installé par le Q-Team pour regarder des courts métrages de Vaginal Davis ainsi qu'une série des vidéos queers de courtes durées sélectionnées par Leila P. En visionnement pour quelques jours seulement, se trouvent les oeuvres de Miss Vaginal Davis, KIDS ON TV, Les Panthères Roses, Lamathilde, Keith Cole and Michael Caines, JJ Levine, Amy Lockhart et Raychl Dhawan.

Samedi 24 mars, 4 à 6
Gays of Our Lives Homo Spa and Happy Hour
Mettant en vedette : une projection spéciale du Fertile Latoyah Jackson Video Zine de Vaginal Davis.
Arrêtez vous pour des petits gâteaux, du thé et une manicure dans notre salon domestique. Venez pour de l'art gai, restez pour le massage.

Vaginal Davis is an originator of the homo-core punk movement and a gender-queer art icon. Set apart from gallery-centered art, and Hollywood movies, and from those systems' necessities of high-polish, low-substance production, Ms. Davis's performance, experimental film and video practice has critiqued exclusionary conceits from the outside

José Esteban Muñoz is an American theorist in the fields of Performance Studies, visual culture, queer theory, cultural studies, and critical theory. His book Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (1999) is a foundational text in queer of color critique, and a major contribution to minority scholarship in the field of Performance Studies.

Leila P. is a founding member of the BOOKMOBILE project and an independent curator of several collective exhibitions. She has been an active member of the Montreal art and activist communities for the past decade. Leila holds an M.A. in Media Studies and is currently the coordinator of QPIRG McGill.

THE GAYS OF OUR LIVES