Narcissister Is Every Woman

Masked and anonymous, Narcissister undresses identity politics in ways other artists cannot. Her constantly evolving practice explores race, gender, age and female sexuality with humor and spectacle, and through the signature plastic covering affixed to her face, she can strip down to an essential self that represents far more than the body before you. As much at […]

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Legacy of the Witch 2: Photo Gallery

Legacy of the Witch 2 on April 23, 2016 at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn celebrated the witch as an icon of female power and persecution through music, art, and burlesque. Eternal thanks to all those who came out and communed with us! For the second year in a row, we were able to raise $1,000 […]

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Great Moments In Historical Sluttery: Vali Myers, Wandering Nature Spirit

The word “muse” is a loaded one. It often feels like rhetorical innuendo that elevates a woman while dismissing her, frequently obscuring the muse’s own accomplishments in the process. Artist, dancer, and environmentalist Vali Myers is one such muse whose remarkable life took her from a sleepy Australian upbringing to the Bohemian cafes of post-World […]

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Legacy of the Witch 2: A Manifesta + Artist Lineup

As a mesmeric symbol of female power and persecution, the witch reigns supreme. Her ubiquity in film, fashion, art, and literature is not merely a trend, but speaks to a hunger for archetypes and belief systems beyond patriarchal bounds. Similar to the way the word “slut” is used to police and punish women today, the word “witch” […]

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February Slut of the Month: Jeez Loueez

“The Honey Badger of Burlesque,” our February Slut of the Month is award-winning performer, emcee and producer Jeez Loueez. Her riotous acts transfix audiences across the country, and her sold-out reviews dominate the Midwest and beyond. Coming up, Jeez is producing the 5th annual Jeezy’s Juke Joint, an all-black, queer-centric weekender showcase in Chicago, St. Louis, and […]

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Great Moments In Historical Sluttery: Isadora Duncan, The Ritual of Dance and Freedom

From the age of six, Isadora Duncan had an uncanny knack for improvised dance. Unflinching faith in the way her body moved (along with the support of her art patron parents) allowed her to develop a free-flowing, naturalistic style of dance that was at odds both with the strictures of ballet and the commercialism of […]

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