Archive for March, 2013

CALLING ALL CREATURES OF THE NIGHT : THE FUTURE IS NOW. IT IS TIME TO COME HOME. RETURN TO THE FOREST OF THE FUTURE, WHERE THE REVOLUTION HAS ALREADY BEGUN…… Calling to all y’all creatures with humps You radical faeries, you witchy ass punks You glittercorns, seaponies, glamorous skunks All of you legends and queens […]

What I understand about movements and what I understand about people is how sometimes the things that paralyze you in your own heart, that you take very personally, as your own thing to work through ⎯ particularly when it comes to gender, which at its root is identity-based ⎯ sometimes those things make you feel really isolated in your own experiences. And yet ⎯ we talk to people, and we talk to more people, and we talk to more people, and we realize the things that we experience privately in our hearts is often reflected by the experiences other people have in their hearts too.

And so, I wanted to start a broader conversation about that, because I didn’t feel like that was happening enough.

just ran across this piece, which I wrote for the Queer/Art/Mentorship application a couple of years ago — right before Fame and Shame on the Lower East Side opened.  It’s interesting to reflect on these words now, as I struggle to articulate the theory behind Forest of the Future — the grandest project I’ve ever […]