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Inhabiting the four rooms of the IMMA’s Courtyard Galleries, Kim Gordon’s exhibition SHE BITES HER TENDER MIND presents new and unseen work—including paintings, drawings, sculptures from the Noise Painting, From the Boyfriend, and Airbnb series—and an immersive video projection.


Through November 10.

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin.

See “No Retirement Plan: Kim Gordon and Carrie Brownstein in Conversation with Dorothée Perret.” PARIS LA 15 (2017).

Kim Gordon, from top: Proposal For a Dance, 2008–2010, DVD still, 12 minutes; Dead Machines, 2018, acrylic on canvas; Lay Down Thy Limbs 2, 2019, acrylic and medium on canvas; Black Glitter Circle, 2008, glitter; Mood, 2018, acrylic on canvas; Untitled (from the boyfriend series), 2015, acrylic, medium, and interference powder on denim skirt; Proposal For a Dance, 2008–2010, still. Images courtesy and © the artist and 303 Gallery, New York.


Artist and filmmaker Jesper Just’s INTERPASSIVITIES “immerses participants in a life-size no-man’s land” and “charts the fractured, ever-changing topography of modern experience” in a performance art work incorporating ballet and video projections, with music composed by Kim Gordon and August Rosenbaum.*

This Next Wave Festival presentation is the U.S. premiere of Just’s piece.



Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 pm.

Friday, November 16, at 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm.

Saturday, November 17, at 2 pm and 7:30 pm.

BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn.

Above and below: Jesper Just, Interpassivities.

Courtesy the artist, and PerrotinJames Cohan Gallery, and Galleri Nicolai Wallner.


John Waters, Kim Gordon, Kathleen Hanna, Bruce La Bruce, Dennis Cooper, Genesis P-Orridge, Peaches, Patty Schemel, Justin Vivian Bond, Silas Howard, Rick Castro, and many others give on-camera interviews in QUEERCORE: HOW TO PUNK A REVOLUTION, Yony Leyser’s new documentary screening this weekend at REDCAT. Archive footage features Beth Ditto, Hole, Bikini Kill, Gossip, Pansy Division, and Tribe 8.

This screening is presented by Outfest, and supported by the Goethe-Institut.

QUEERCORE: HOW TO PUNK A REVOLUTION , Saturday, July 15, at 5 pm.

REDCAT, Disney Hall, Music Center, downtown Los Angeles.



Bikini Kill. Image credit: i-D-Vice.

​listen to an unreleased track from bikini kill’s legendary demo session


Matt Johnson, Drywall #5 (Baby Aqua M440–3), 2017. Painted wood, 72 x 101 x 72 inches (182.9 x 256.5 x 182.9 cm) Image credit: Venus Over Manhattan

Matt Johnson, Drywall #5 (Baby Aqua M440–3), 2017.
Painted wood, 72 x 101 x 72 inches (182.9 x 256.5 x 182.9 cm)
Image credit: Venus Over Manhattan

“Welcome to Concrete Island: an overlooked city within a city, an entropical paradise where leisure is lean….Listen to our walls: they speak in a rare blend of hobo shamanism and contemporary primitivism that captures the texture of the urban psyche.”*

This group show at Venus’ Boyle Heights outpost features work by Kelly Akashi, William Anastasi, Vern Blosum, Will Boone, Jedediah Caesar, Center for Land Use Interpretation, the Crenshaw Cowboy, Catharine Czudej, Jaime Davidovich, Harry Dodge, Sam Falls, Francesca Gabbiani, Kim Gordon, Matt Johnson, Lazaros, Jason Matthew Lee, Jason Bailer Losh, Tony Matelli, Pentti Monkkonen, Ruben Ochoa, Jon Pylypchuk, Ry Rocklen, Nancy Rubins, Sterling Ruby, Analia Saban, Blair Saxon-Hill, Max Hooper Schneider, Daniel R. Small, Piotr Uklanski, Kaari Upson, and Chris Wiley.


CONCRETE ISLAND, through May 20.

VENUS LOS ANGELES, 601 South Anderson Street, Los Angeles.