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QUEER INTIMACY AND STATES OF EMOTION

An exhibition at Human Resources curated by artist and filmmaker Telémachos Alexiou will raise funds for his newest film projects: the feature THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL, and the documentary EMI’S MOVIE, about the life and work of gallerist, curator, yogini, and writer Emi Fontana.

THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL proposes as its core-dogma the idea that a delusion is an essential life force and therefore reminds us that art is a lie that tells the truth. It tells the story of a young self-exiled Greek actor in Berlin, and his awakening of conscience while back in Athens…

“The spell began during my secret explorations of my mother’s bedroom as a little child… I started making up myths and stories about my mother in order to create the illusion I could exert even the slightest of influence on her life before me—as if by doing so I could gain full control over my own fate.” — Telémachos Alexiou

The work in this show “manifests Alexiou’s personal relationships with the artists, shedding light upon the intimate moments, struggles, pleasures and agonies of being queer in 2019. The exhibition’s curation is a love letter to the artists, intended to bridge the geographical distance and emotional longing between continents.”* Exhibiting artists include Ron AtheyLucas Bihler, CassilsAlex ChavesZackary DruckerSpilios GianakopoulosMonilola IlupejuYoung Joon KwakEva MitalaTyler Matthew OyerZander PorterElliot ReedSpyros Rennt, Jason Al-Taan and Alexiou. 

This event is co-hosted by Zak Stone, with performances by Christopher Argodale and Tyler Matthew Oyer, and an afterparty with surprise DJ sets.

QUEER INTIMACY AND STATES OF EMOTION / CROSS-CONTINENTAL FRIENDSHIPS

Wednesday, May 29; doors open at 7 pm.

Performances by Christopher Argodale at 7:30 pm and Tyler Matthew Oyer at 10:15 pm.

Human Resources

410 Cottage Home Street, downtown Los Angeles.

From top: Eva Mitala, untitled (1), silkscreen; Jason Al-Taan, The Ivy Terrace, 2017, photograph; Monilola Ilupeju, Intimacy Study (1 and 2), 2016, photography and print on plastic foil; Elliot Reed, Lesson, 2018, video still; Tyler Matthew Oyer, untitled (Sigil), 2016, acrylic on paper; Spyros Rennt, Catalin by the window, 2017, photograph; Spyros Rennt, Freckles (joy), 2017, photograph; Lucas Bihler, untitled (1), 2019, photograph; Telémachos Alexiou, Self #2, 2017, photograph and print text; Telémachos Alexiou, Self #3, 2017, photograph and print text, both from the Fassbinder Series. Images courtesy and © the artists.

PARIS ASS BOOK FAIR 2019

The Paris Ass Book Fair returns to Palais de Tokyo this weekend.

This celebration of print publications (books, periodicals, fanzines, comics, multiples, and literature) that “explore taboos, sex, and gender… as playful, poetic and political subjects” will feature guest panels on Saturday and Sunday.*

PARIS ASS BOOK FAIR*

Opening night: Friday, April 5, from 5 pm to 9 pm.

Saturday, April 6, from noon to 9 pm.

Sunday, April 7, from noon to 7 pm.

Palais de Tokyo

13 avenue du président Wilson, 16th, Paris.

From top: Jules Magistry, Montreuil; from the series Tempest Under the Mask, Printing on Fire (Paris) and 17 17 (Marseille), James St. Findlay, Red Star, Ginny, London; Uzine, Paris; Sissy Boy, Brooklyn; Spyros Rennt, Berlin; _ricci/forte Performing Art Ensemble_, On Your Slate, Paris; Marilou Chabert, Paris; Kink, a magazine by Paco and Manolo, Barcelona; Faye and Gina, graphic design studio, Paris, founded in 2016 by Helena Kadji and Rocío Ortiz.