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LUTZ – SPRING 2019

Lutz invited his audience to the Salle Pleyel in Paris to present his spring 2019 collection. While the red light on the red carpet recalled a nightclub ethos, the Art Deco style of the room harks back to classical and traditional qualities in the atmosphere. His collection followed this path with rigorous cuts and odd […]

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GERMAN CURRENTS — FRANZ ROGOWSKI

Franz Rogowski made an indelible impression last year in Michael Haneke’s Happy End. He returns this weekend in a German Currents double bill featuring the local premiere of TRANSIT—the new film from Christian Petzold. This thriller addressing themes of identity and morality in times of advancing totalitarianism co-stars Paula Beer. The evening will open with […]

HENRY MARTINSON AND THE SOCIALIST NONPARTISAN LEAGUE

The Prairie Trilogy—PRAIRIE FIRE, REBEL EARTH, and SURVIVOR, co-directed by John Hanson and Rob Nilsson—tells the story of the late poet Henry Martinson and his life and times as a Socialist organizer. “A gorgeously-shot work of documentary-as-historical corrective, which finds hope for the future through excavating a radical past,” the films were underwritten by the North […]

NOIR KEI NINOMIYA — SPRING 2019

Noir Kei Ninomiya’s défilé spring 2019 took place in the same building where Junya Watanabe staged his own a floor below a couple of hours earlier. There is a logical reason for this: both designers are part of the Comme des Garçons group. That aside, Ninomiya takes a very personal and specific approach to clothing. He knows his classic: the leather […]

QUEER NEW YORK AND URBAN PERFORMANCE SYMPOSIUM

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Rubbish and Dreams: The Genderqueer Performance Art of Stephen Varble at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, the one-day symposium QUEER NEW YORK AND URBAN PERFORMANCE IN THE 1970s AND 1980s will explore queer performance and its relation to New York City’s public spaces in the 1970s and 1980s. Topics […]