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CHRIS E. VARGAS

During a week which began with reports of an administrative attempt to eliminate “transgender” as an official federal designation, Chris E. Vargas—founder of the institutionally ambiguous Museum of Transgender Hirstory and Art—will bring his early work to the Downtown Independent.

The Dirty Looks co-presentation will include screenings of EXTRAORDINARY PREGNANCIES, LIBERACÉON, FALLING IN LOVE (with Greg Youmans), and CRY BOY CRY. The artist will be in attendance.

And in New York City, the MOTHA AND CHRIS E. VARGAS—CONSCIOUSNESS RAZING show and residency continues at the New Museum.

CHRIS E. VARGAS—VIDEO AND MUSEUM MAKER

Tuesday, October 23, at 8 pm.

Downtown Independent, 251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles.

MOTHA AND CHRIS E. VARGAS—CONSCIOUSNESS RAZING

Through February 3.

SPECULATIVE MOMENTS—SHOW AND PRAY TELL

Thursday, January 17, at 7 pm.

New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York City.

From top:

Criminal Queers, directed by Chris E. Vargas and Eric A. Stanley.

Vargas’ Have You Ever Seen a Transsexual Before?

Chris E. Vargas, New Museum in MOTHA Drag, 2018.

Greg Youmans (left) and Vargas in Falling in Love… With Chris and Greg: Work of Art Reality TV Special.

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