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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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)

1994-WIYG-Screenshot-3up What is Your Gender? 1994

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)”