FagMass is a new collective comprised of Rick Marcello and Cha'ves Jamall with the goal of showcasing queer artists and musicians in a curated artistic and thematic manner. Their music, performance, and visual art showcase, PINKS, p.1, will be at Ghost Gallery on September, 24th, 2017. The event explores shades of queerness and the construction of identity- the crossroads between authenticity and fabrication. Starts: 7PM
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The TransWomen of Color Collective
Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) is a national organizing collective led by trans women of color created to uplift the narratives, leadership, and lived experiences of trans and gender non conforming people of color. Historically, we have been the catalyst of change for social justice movements. TWOCC works to empower our community and comrades to create and sustain revolutionary change!
Cha’ves Jamall - @chavbrand
Rick Marcello - @kaioticrick
Stephan Alexandr - @stephanalexandr
Ghost Gallery - @ghostxnewyork
Over the years, I've created an alternate universe of characters I've built through social and emotional experiences. I am mostly influenced in 80's mecha, cyber punk anime and science-fiction, and combine these themes with my own sense of humor and homo eroticism with gender role undertones and masculine ideology.
Dorian Electra is a pop musician and music video director whose work focuses on the history of sexuality and gender. Her music videos including the viral "Ode to the Clitoris" and "2000 Years of Drag" have received over 8 million views online and have garnered press from sites like the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Paper Magazine, and Teen Vogue.
Moodkiller describes their project as “a result of feelings of queerness, dysphoria and powerlessness that I experience daily. A genderless, yet sexualized figure—an abstract expression of my rage at the unfairness of it all. It's my caricature of the oppressors, aiming to evoke and expose those forces that control our society on every level.”
Allison Ponthier is a lesbian pop singer-songwriter, model and artist. Growing up in Texas, her music talks a lot about the dissonance of being a queer artist in the south, bodily autonomy, navigating her newly out status and finding her place as a Texas girl in the city.
Amanda Justice is a video and installation artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Amanda is ½ of the Comedy Cunt Collective, which holds monthly shows around NYC. She also teaches filmmaking with the cinema arts nonprofit, Mono No Aware. Her work uses video installation, sculpture, and performance to investigate sexuality and the body in media- specifically exploring the intersection between titillation and exploitation.
Ms. White recently released her first public project since beginning gender transition. Writing for the first time from an exclusively female perspective, Ms. White's 'Jade' pays homage to the female icons she grew up with, such as Amy Winehouse, Princess Diana, and Dinah Washington. Tonight, Ms. White will be stripping down songs from her EP and debuting songs from her currently untitled follow-up EP.