Review: Artists Point the Way Toward a New Queer Aesthetic (NSFW) / Hyperallergic

I’d cruise slick Chicago boy bodies at the infamous bathhouse Steamworks if I were a cisboy, or at least marginally passable as an effeminate dude. Suffice it to say that my gender isn’t welcome amidst the mist of those showers. My desire for dick instead led me to The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics at […]

Exhibition Essay for “The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics”

Interpreting Progressive Rituals of a New Queer Aesthetics Queer time follows its own rules, building around location, movement and identification. Adulthood, responsibility and other aspects of the “mature” self as defined by a normative time do not exist as such in queer time. Adolescence may be revisited, re-experienced and revised. Family is a combination of […]