Fabrio da Motta getting all tied up in knots

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  The Sao Paulo based Brazilian photographer Fabio da Motta has developed quite an affinity with ‘shibari’ which is an ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage.  He has taken a series of very powerful images that explore bondage as an integral part of his compositions. His stunning body of work is very inspired by … Continue reading



Aaron Jay Young explores his queer male body

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  L.A. photographer Aaron Jay Young has a whole diverse body of work that includes being the guy with the camera on the set of Ru Paul’s Drag Race TV Show to a portfolio of portraits and real estate photography.   However, this latest project is highly personal as it is a series of self-portraits that sets out the male … Continue reading



When Chicago’s Belmont Rocks were a ‘gay paradise’

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Any gay man of a ‘certain age’ who grew up in the Chicago area in the 1970’s & 1980’s would have most certainly spent some summer days at Belmont Rocks the city’s lakeside gay cruising area. On a large grassy expanse punctuated on one side by a series of tiered limestone blocks that separated the … Continue reading



The work of East Village photographer of the 1970’s PETER HUJAR is recognized in a new Exhibit

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  There is a new Exhibit of the work of PETER HUJAR a quintessential East Village photographer in the  1970’s and 1980’s whose stark black and white images beautifully captured a shifting generation who would soon be almost decimated by the AIDS pandemic, which would kill him too.  The show, Peter Hujar: Speed of Life, looks … Continue reading



Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem

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Susan Kravitz has been photographing Independence Day on Fire Island since the early 1980s’ and she sat down with queerguru to talk about her stunning her book Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem – Photography by Susan Kravitz prior to a Book Signing and Exhibition at Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery

The interview was filmed by #HusseinWentz

 



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