Queer Looking, Queer Acting : Lesbian and Gay Vernacular

Metcalfe, Robin and Kansas, Jane and MacSwain, James. Queer Looking, Queer Acting : Lesbian and Gay Vernacular. Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

A catalogue made to accompany an exhibition examining the critical/aesthetic strategies employed in the visual culture of Halifax-based Queer communities. J. Kansas recounts her involvement in queer activism and personal experiences of coming out. Metcalfe's survey of queer cultural production foregrounds the activities of organizations such as GAE, GALA, and APPLE. Homosexuality, AIDS activism and essentialist concepts of identity are discussed in relation to agitprop and fine art display practices. J. MacSwain considers lesbian/gay media arts events from 1982-96. Includes videography/filmography. List of works. Biographical notes on authors. 55 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Metcalfe, Robin (Curator); Metcalfe, Robin (Author); Jenkner, Ingrid (Prefacer); Kansas, Jane (Artist); Kansas, Jane (Author); MacSwain, James (Artist); MacSwain, James (Author)
Dossier: 343 - MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY (MSVU ART GALLERY) (Halifax)
Collation: 118 p. : 59 ill. ; 17 x 17 cm
ISBN: 1895215765
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Halifax, NS: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery
Artists: Dempsey, Shawna; Millan, Lorri; Donovan, Paul; Wight, Gregory; Bociurkiw, Marusia; Macswain, James; Verabioff, Mark; Pike, Pam; Wave; Walton, Glenn; Macinnis, Neil; Calvert, Melodie; Busby, Cathy; Campbell, Dik; Macgillivray, William; Weir, Michael; O'keefe, Stephen; Verrall, Ann; Truchan, Kim; Ellis, Dreux; Pahlke, Ariella; Meserve, Lori; Fitzgerald, Thom; Shedden, James; Bailey, Buseji; Penney, Renée; Ward, Andrea; Bristol, Joann; Kansas, Jane; Henderson, Dorain; Phoenix, Catherine; Mckinnon, Ian; Cochrane, Lisa; Baily, Terrence; Illsley, Cindy; Battaglia, Noreen; Connolly, Marcia; Trepanier, Tania; Worthin, James; Markle, Gary; Strickland, Maureen; Reinke, Steve; Guibert, Andreas
Critics / Curators / Historians: Metcalfe, Robin
Art Organizations: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery (MSVU ART GALLERY) (Halifax)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 11 Oct. - 16 Nov. 1997, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery (Halifax).
Keywords: HOMOSEXUALITY; QUEER CULTURE; GAY ACTIVISM; AIDS; IDENTITY; GAY CULTURE; LESBIAN CULTURE; GAE (The Gay Alliance for Equality); GALA (Gay and Lesbian Association of Nova Scotia); APPLE; ACT UP HALIFAX; NSCAD (Nova Scotia College of Art and Design); TURRET, THE; ZAB; GAYNOR, RAND; RUMOURS; ERTEL, ROBERT; CARTER, ARTHUR
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Date Deposited: 19 Jul 1999
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 14:00
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13196
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