Kiki

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To us non-residents of Harlem the fact that 25 years after  Jenni Livingston’s seminal documentary Paris Is Burning, ‘voguing’ is very much alive in the dance clubs and community spaces in this corner of New York is quite a shock.  In fact it’s been re-shaped and re-invented to bring it more in line with the needs and … Continue reading



Portrait of Jason

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In 1967 Oscar nominated filmmaker Shirley Clarke ensconced herself in an apartment in N.Y.’s Chelsea Hotel on the evening of Dec. 3, 1966 and let her camera roll for the next 12 hours. Her subject was a much-larger-than-life articulate African/American man who, drink and cigarette always in hand, seems to never stop laughing. The very … Continue reading





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