Queergasm! An Interdisciplinary Performance Art Event

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Queergasm! An Interdisciplinary Performance Art Event

Time: May 26, 2012 from 8pm to 11pm
Location: Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery - 1136 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL - http://www.dfbrl8r.com/
Event Country: usa
Organized By: Rae Langes
Latest Activity: May 19, 2012

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an interdisciplinary performance event featuring:

misty de berry, Alien Moon Partnership, Rebecca Kling,

Andrew Brown, Hector Canonge, Amanda Stefanski,

Cruz Nowell & Stephen Michael Dunstan Richardson,

Amber Marsh w/ Lolly Extract & Kate Puckett,

Natalia Redbird Nicholson, & Katy Baird.

Emceed by Dwayne Keith Mann.


defibrillator performance art gallery

1136 n. milwaukee avenue, chicago, il

may 26, 2012, 8pm-11pm


            What makes you queergasm? Errant flowers reaching up through cracks in Time? Reverberations of official history singing to a different tune? Collective witnessing of that which is said not to exist? Bodies that exceed language, or generate new ones?  The uncanny relationship between jouissance and pain? Intimacy with strangers? We would like to know, we would like to share, and we would like to do it with you.


            So, please join us for Queergasm! 2012, occurring in tandem with Northwestern University’s Queer Pride Graduate Student Conference Queertopia! Fucking/Sexing the Law: Love as/at the Limit, to see, hear, feel and participate in performances ranging in genre from durational to digital, personal narrative to puppetry, mytho/biography to multi-media serenade. This year’s event features new work from our headliner, misty de berry, and a dozen fabulous performers hailing from Chicago, New York City, Boston and London to engage questions of queer desire and belonging, transitions between genders, intersections of race, sexuality and the nation-state, and the potentiality of trauma, in live performance. For more information, visit our webpage:


Queergasm! 2012


Hope to see you there.


* Queergasm! 2012 is made possible by the following: the departments of Performance Studies & Radio/Television/Film, & The Graduate School at NU.

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