Back To Earth Live presents: QUEER EARTH AND LIQUID MATTERS 

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  Calling anyone in London this coming weekend and looking for something brilliantly different to do. The Serpentine Gallery, in conjunction with Stone Nest (formerly iconic London nightclub The Limelight), and Queercircle, presents  BACK TO EARTH LIVE PRESENTS: QUEER EARTH AND LIQUID MATTERS  This is a two-day festival on Sat 16th and Sun 17th July … Continue reading

Fashioning Masculinities : The Art of Menswear @ V&A MUSEUM, London : reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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    At a particularly creative moment in men’s fashion, Fashioning Masculinities, a new exhibition is now on at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. The show takes us on a journey through the finer elements of men’s fashion from the past 500 years – focusing on how the interpretation of masculinity has evolved through … Continue reading

Fire Island: A Century in the Life of an American Paradise by Jack Parlett: reviewed by Ris Fatah

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Fire Island…the name of the legendary queer nirvana is so evocative. This narrow sand bar off the coast of Long Island, NY, has been synonymous with hedonism for generations of queers. Writer Jack Parlett’s brilliant new book takes us on a beautifully literary journey through the history of this unique place. His book is sophisticated … Continue reading

Francis Bacon : Man & Beast …..Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews this major retrospective at the Royal Academy

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\Francis Bacon (1909-92) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his raw, unsettling imagery. He’s generally considered to be one of the greatest modern artists ever. A charismatic, articulate, well-read, gay bon-vivant, he held court in London’s Soho for decades. If I could travel back in time, it would be to spend an afternoon … Continue reading

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami: When You Need Letters for Your Skin

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  London-based artist Kudzanai-Violet Hwami was born in Gutu, Zimbabwe in 1993 and her work reveals a deeply personal vision of Southern African life. Her new solo show at Victoria Miro Gallery shows new work that draws on her experiences of geographical dislocation and displacement, her paintings combine visual fragments from a myriad of sources such … Continue reading

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