16th Century Life Expectancy : an exhibition exploring misinformation surrounding the Black trans community

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  In conjunction with   UK BLACK PRIDE FESTIVAL that happens Sunday 20th  August in London’s Queen Elizabeth Park,   CHRISTIES the leading Art Auction House is hosting 16th Century Life Expectancy. It is an exhibition that explores misinformation surrounding the Black trans community,  whilst also shining a light on the bias, discrimination, and racism they encounter … Continue reading

PRIDE : Photography of Stonewall & Beyond by Fred W. Darrah

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  Fred W. McDarrah was a staff photographer for The Village Voice and an author who  became famous for documenting the cultural phenomenon known as the Beat Generation from its inception in the 1950s.  His other claim to fame was his whole body of work photographing New York’s’ LGBTQ scene before and after the Stonewall … Continue reading

Phyllis Christopher : In Pictures: Lesbian Sex and Protest in 1990s San Francisco

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  Currently at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, in the NE corner of the UK is a stunning retrospective of the work of Phyllis Christopher. Titled CONTACTS it is an intimate glimpse at the lesbian community in San Francisco in the ‘90s  Phyllis Christopher is an American photojournalist living and working in Gateshead. … Continue reading

A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes : an exhibition exploring new femininity and story telling in boundary-pushing fashion

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  A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes investigates symbols of womanhood and challenges conventional notions of beauty with experimental gowns, headpieces, and jewelry by boundary-pushing fashion designers and artists including Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, Chromat, Studio Roosegaarde, Gypsy Sport, Maïmouna Guerresi, and Iris van Herpen. The exhibition features more than 100 articles of fashion, photography, and … Continue reading

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