7:30 PM10:00 PM

BOUND TOGETHER

BOUND TOGETHER: Yarn Invocation! A story told through a series of ambient durational performances that will explore ideas of family and queer birth through ritual, and tender movements. Centered around Diego Montoya’s house installation Bound Together is choreographed and performed by Suzie Hart featuring a number of artists from the community. Performances: Tuesday 7:30 (2

8:00 PM9:31 PM

OPENING NIGHT: HANGING BY A THREAD

9:30 PM9:50 PM

PROGRESSION

PERFORMANCE THAT BEGINS THE INSTALLATION. “Progression” is a piece which combines performance and installation to give an immersive experience. During the performance, the artist paints to reveal, or rather create a moving image below. Merging technology with painting, art becomes a moving image.The movement of the performance is juxtaposed with the images, creating a mesmerizing

9:50 PM10:10 PM

MOLT

PERFORMANCE THAT BEGINS THE INSTALLATION Molt is a process-driven video installation that examines both the literal metamorphosis of a moth’s life cycle, and the metaphysical embodiment of one’s truer self. The three stages, caterpillar to chrysalis to moth, are manifested through a durational physical performance presented in a video triptych. A transforming body undulates and

6:00 PM7:15 PM

PEACE OF MIND

Peace of Mind documents the life of American artist, Flo McGarrell, prior to his untimely death in the earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010. Through interviews, local artists discuss McGarrell’s impact on the community and the small queer movement that was instigated around the FOSAJ Art Center in Jacmel where he worked. The

7:30 PM8:29 PM

THE FIGHT FOR HOME

Fierce drag queens battle the Google/Twitter/Yahoo tech buses of San Francisco. In the aftermath of the LA Riots, Rodney King’s beating, and Tian Sheng Yu’s death, Black and Asian communities to come together in the struggle for racial justice and home. A Two-spirit artist journeys in gender to find home within the self. A Puerto

9:30 PM10:38 PM

THE HUSTLE

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

11:00 PM1:30 AM

Wednesday Late Night @ MIX Factory

– MC: Drae Campbell
– DJs: D. BattyJack & Raq City
– Performers: Winnie Superhova & BloodFlames

7:30 PM8:26 PM

NEW WAVE, NO WAVE, TIDAL WAVE: FEMINISMS OLD & NEW

“As an advantaged member of a disadvantaged group, I’ve lived my life on the rim – a dialectically privileged location that’s helped keep my political awareness acute. But the main reason my art is ‘political’ is probably that anger is my most productive emotion.” -Lorraine O’Grady, in Arlene Raven, Cassandra Langer, Joanna Frueh, eds., Feminist

9:00 PM9:46 PM

TO BE REAL: QUEER ICONS

‘Thou shalt have no other gods before me.’ Exodus 20:3 . . . but we do. Often enigmatic, always tragic . . . glamorous, flamboyant, androgynous and in pain . . . the gay icon. They inspire us, guide us and comfort us. From the tragic Sal Mineo to the tempestuous Maria Callas, from youtube

10:00 PM10:20 PM

TOWARDS THE DEATH OF CINEMA — SECOND PERFORMANCE!

Accompanied by a live synthesizer score, projected 16mm film melts and burns from the heat of a film projector. Cutting off the sprocket holes located on the edge of the film frames, the projector’s forward momentum is bypassed. In the path of the bulb for longer than 1/24th of a second, the film warps, smokes, and

10:30 PM11:43 PM

AGAINST THE GRAIN: DYSPHORIA, DISPLACEMENT, DISSENT

“A minority is only thought of as a minority when it constitutes some kind of threat to the majority, real or imaginary. And no threat is ever quite imaginary.” – Christopher Isherwood

11:59 PM3:59 AM

Thursday Late Night @ MIX Factory

– DJs: BeBe, Tygapaw, Chicklet & Mister Wallace
– Performer: Jack Waters & Mister Wallace
RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1220953467920590/

7:00 PM7:37 PM

CHICAGQ: A SELECTION OF RECENT RADICAL VOICES FROM CHICAGO

This video program highlights Chicago-based makers utilizing digital media and net-based content to explore politicized notions of gender. These works break down the construction of the masculine/feminine and its implications today in the intimate, public, and digital arenas. In Anahita Ghazvinizadeh’s Ear Piercing, we cringe as young children get their ears pierced for the first

8:00 PM8:56 PM

ARCHITECTONICS OF SPACE & TIME

”When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning, and we will no longer have to use them.” – Michaelangelo Antonioni

9:00 PM9:20 PM

WHITE GIRL WASTED — THE ROMANCE IS KILLING ME

I’m not drunk, I’m exxxentric. White Girl Wasted is the noise diva – dissonant pop – coming of rage story of Local Honey. She croons the suburban soccer mom dramas of the mind, the basic transgrowl whinocore anthems of our generation. When cyborg feminism became hashtag feminism, the spirit world collapsed. I can’t tell if

9:30 PM11:01 PM

ABJECT OF MY DESIRE: LOSERS, PUNKS & QUEERDOS

“When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, ‘Oh yes – I already have everything that I really need.” – Dalai Lama

11:00 PM12:12 AM

KIDS IN THE STALL: CRUISING & ITS DISCONTENTS

“The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it… I can resist everything but temptation.” – Oscar Wilde

11:59 PM3:59 AM

Friday Late Night @ MIX Factory

– MC: Avory Agony
– DJs: Avg Jo, Precolumbian, Sissy Elliott, Hertz van Rental & Econ
– Performers: Eduardo Restrepo, Eames Armstrong & Sequinette Jaynesfield
– Installation Performance: Suzie Hart
– Host/Fashions: Lactic
RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1641471842760597/

4:00 PM5:11 PM

QUEER VIEW MIRROR: SCRAPBOOKS, FOUND FOOTAGE, & REINVENTION

“I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.” – Vladimir Nabokov

6:00 PM7:07 PM

NITRATE KISSES

Her first feature-length film, Nitrate Kisses may well be Barbara Hammer’s masterpiece. Shot on grainy black-and-white Super 8 and blown up to 16mm, Nitrate Kisses focuses on the marginalization of lesbian and gay sexuality in the twentieth century. Archival footage taken from the first gay film in US history, James Sibley Watson and Melville Webber’s

8:00 PM9:07 PM

LOVE IS LIKE THE WEATHER

Love. We can’t live without it! One of our favorite conversation topics will be investigated thoroughly through a wide range of stunning North American queer video makers. This program is about the changeable nature of love throughout our lives including its successes and blisses as well as its trials and tribulations. Love includes both the

9:30 PM10:00 PM

TOWARDS THE DEATH OF CINEMA

Accompanied by a live synthesizer score, projected 16mm film melts and burns from the heat of a film projector. Cutting off the sprocket holes located on the edge of the film frames, the projector’s forward momentum is bypassed. In the path of the bulb for longer than 1/24th of a second, the film warps, smokes, and

10:00 PM10:57 PM

WATCH THIS SHOW WITH SOMEONE YOU WANT TO ____

“Never fuck anyone you wouldn’t want to be.” – Kate Bornstein, Gender Outlaw: Men, Women and the Rest of Us

11:59 PM3:59 AM

Saturday Late Night @ MIX Factory

– MC: Charlene
– DJs: Horrorchata, Adam R, Amber Valentine, David Sokolowski & Econ
– Performers: Madge of Honor, Xray Aims, Bunny Michael & Rify Royalty
– Installation Performance: Suzie Hart, Onehalf Nelson, Erickatoure Aviance, Eddie Menendez & Manifestany Squirtz
RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1685003705119177/

11:59 PM1:32 AM

COSMIC CRYSTALS!!

Good luck with these.

3:00 PM4:13 PM

BATGUANO

We were just one double living being, with two thinking heads, and, quickly, we became the symbol of the perfection of this new being in its utmost evolution and might and desire and will and expansion, and we began to travel the universe, by all galaxies, divulging our duo of complete punk-rock-repentistas because the Earth

5:00 PM6:11 PM

WITH/OUT THE WHITE GAZE

This programme of short films selected from GLITCH, Europe’s first QTIPoC (Queer, Trans, Intersex People of Colour) focused Film Festival – based in Glasgow, Scotland – traces an arc of films that are directly shaped in reaction to white supremacy through to ones that exist without immediate reference or reaction to the white gaze. All

7:00 PM7:25 PM

MAKE THE BED

Make The Bed, a close-up into the experience of looking for a home through internet groups for the queer community in New York City. These online platforms, promise a filter, rooms offered for people just like me, while also being a virtual space of frustration and isolation. This performance uses music, film and text, asking:

7:30 PM9:00 PM

CLOSING NIGHT: HANKY CODE–THE MOVIE!

Before Internet dating and hookup apps, The Handkerchief code was largely used by gay men in the 1970’s to distinguish sexual preferences and fetishes in gay clubs and on the streets of places like San Francisco and New York. In Hanky Code: The Movie, Periwinkle Cinema, San Francisco’s queer experimental film collective brings Queer and

9:00 PM10:13 PM

Sunday Late Night @ Mix Factory

– Performance: Blkbx Blkbx

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MIX NYC is a community of artists and organizers joined together to explore, share, and create queer experimental media through an ever-changing constellation of means. We make art for ourselves and our community, not for markets or museums.

The New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival (d/b/a MIX NYC) is a registered 501(c)3 organization and is supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and Materials for the Arts, as well as the the generosity of many individuals.

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