• Linda Simpson’s The Drag Explosion – Expanded!

    April 30
    8:30PM
    PARTICIPANT INC

    253 E. Houston St
    New York, NY 10002

    The Drag Explosion is an evolving multi-media “slideshow extravaganza” created by performer…

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  • Conrad Ventur, "Atlantis,"  2011. Music by Les Baxter

    Atlantis [Video]

    Conrad Ventur

    “Through the immensity of his experience, Mario is a kind of queer multi-generational hybrid

  • Linda Simpson, "Hapi Phace and Chris. (Spring, 1989)"

    Hapi Phace (Interview)

    Bradford Nordeen

    DLNYC's Creative Director speaks with Hapi Phace, former emcee of the The Pyramid Club's legendary "Whispers" party and one the many notable performers featured in Linda Simpson's "The Drag Explosion."
  • Jack Smith

    Marc Siegel

    Curator, critic, and academic Marc Siegel examines the mythography surrounding Jack Smith, the extraordinary artist with the ordinary name.
  • Zackary Drucker, Fish, video, 2min., 2008

    Fish [video]

    Zackary Drucker

    Fish: a Matrilineage of Cunty white-woman Realness
  • David Wojnarowicz, Beautiful People, Super 8 on digital video, 34min., 1988

    Jesse Hultberg (Interview)

    Karl McCool

    3 Teens Kill 4's Jesse Hultberg on his collaborations with David Wojnarowicz, Melanie, and his Danceteria days.
  • Sam McKinniss, Angela Lansbury, 2014, oil on canvas, 44 x 58 inches. Courtesy of the artist

    Art After Angela

    Sam McKinniss

    Visual Artist Sam McKinniss considers the cheerful death cult surrounding Angela Lansbury, by way of Wilde.
  • Image courtesy of the artist

    Ulrike Ottinger [Interview]

    Dirty Looks NYC

    Frau Dr. Mabuse, boss of an international media empire, has devised an unscrupulous plan for further expansion. Will Dorian Gray become Frau Dr. Mabuse’s victim or her best student? Power or emotion? “We let him experience everything our readers do not even dare dream of.”
  • Image courtesy of the artist

    Dorian Backstory

    Michelle Handelman

    Filmmaker Michelle Handelman explains the genesis of her piece, "Dorian, a cinematic perfume (2009/11)."
  • Gary Indiana (Interview)

    Bradford Nordeen

    DLNYC talks with artist and author Gary Indiana about his work with Ulrike Ottinger, how he met Werner Schroeter and the dangers of taking the train from Berlin to Munich.
  • Ulike Ottinger, Madame X - Eine absolute Herrscherin, 16mm on digital video, 141min., 1978

    We heard you’re going to Madame X. What are your reasons?

    Bradford Nordeen

    Notes from DLNYC's screening of Ulrike Ottinger's "Madame X - An Absolute Ruler."
  • Introduction to the Films of Tom Chomont

    Jim Hubbard

    Filmmaker and ACT UP Oral History Project co-founder Jim Hubbard remembers the "parallel universes" of Tom Chomont's moving image work.
  • Kenneth Anger, Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, 16mm, 38min., 1954/66

    Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome

    Karl McCool

    DLNYC assistant director Karl McCool sheds light on Anger's luscious occult opus.
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Conrad Ventur, "Atlantis,"  2011. Music by Les Baxter

Atlantis [Video]

Conrad Ventur

“Through the immensity of his experience, Mario is a kind of queer multi-generational hybrid

Linda Simpson, "Hapi Phace and Chris. (Spring, 1989)"

Hapi Phace (Interview)

Bradford Nordeen

DLNYC’s Creative Director speaks with Hapi Phace, former emcee of the The Pyramid Club’s


Jack Smith

Marc Siegel

‘Jack Smith’ is an ordinary name for an extraordinary, if not mythical, figure in the American…

Zackary Drucker, Fish, video, 2min., 2008

Fish [video]

Zackary Drucker

FISH : A Matrilineage of Cunty white-woman Realness

 There is a place between reality and make-believe