Kate Bornstein, Feast of Fun (podcast)

On September 18th, 2006, Kate Bornstein appeared on the Chicago-based LGBTQ comedy podcast, Feast of Fun Podcast #390 – A Fate Better Than Death,  to discuss their book, Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws. In talking with Fausto Ferños and Marc Felion, they briefly discussed my performance work.

“Marsian hails back to a long tradition of artistic fools, who twist the culture around well beyond the regular artistic way of twisting culture around to a point of impossibility and absurdity that makes you rethink all of reality”

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Fnews, 1996 (interview with Susan Stryker)

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Susan Stryker: on hormones, transsexual body art, and testicle hackey sacks, my interview with Susan Stryker, was originally published in Fnews in May 1996.

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Sound Mind / Sound Body, Chicago (performance)

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March 31st, 1996, I performed in Sound Mind – Sound Body, a sound performance that explored the technology of the body, the machine and the spaces in between at N.A.M.E. Gallery with support from the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago.

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Book Unbound, Chicago (exhibition)

 

On April 26th, 1995, Space Dreams, a 2-channel projected slide installation I created for Book Un-Bound opened in Chicago. Book Unbound was  a group exhibition curated by Michele Wyckoff and Iain Muirhead for Gallery X / Student Union Galleries at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The exhibition ran from April 26th – May 26th, 1995.

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Inner Monster, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago (film installation)

I exhibited Inner Monster, at the Betty Rymer Gallery in Chicago from February 10th, through March 29th, 1995 as part of Cheap Art. Cheap Art was a juried exhibition of work created from inexpensive media and materials. Inner Monster was a stop-motion self portrait with animated mud mask created on a super-8 camera and displayed as a repeating single channel video installation.

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What is Your Gender? (video art)

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On Saturday, December 10, 1994, I screened What is your Gender? a single channel video piece at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the 4-D Extravaganza. What is Your Gender? deconstructed gender as an arbitrary, non-consensual means of identification inflicted upon individuals starting before birth.  Continue reading “What is Your Gender? (video art)”

Chicago Tribune (LGBT press)

On August 14th, 1994, The Chicago Tribune covered the passage of The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I worked on through the Coalition for Lesbian And Gay Civil Rights in Boston.

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