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Pleasure Dome is pleased to have Rick Prelinger return to Toronto to present two evenings of ephemeral films from the renowned Prelinger Archives (New York). Busy Bodies Friday, June 20, 7 & 10 pm ‘Two wildly different strands of opinion characterize twentieth-century attitudes towards sexual expression. The first and prohibitionist strand has little tolerance for […]
Maybe gender is the ‘fluid’ of contemporary sexuality. Gender politics, gender-fuck, gender confusion, genderless models…maximum gender. Gender play has moved into the the cultural mainstream again, but many of the emerging labels don’t adhere to a flexible concept of the self. When a boy plays with a Barbie doll, and pretends to be a princess, […]
“As awareness of the how the media environment we occupy affects and directs our inner life grows, some resist. The possibilities of adding pimples to the retouched photo of the face on the cover of America are only now being seen as ‘artistic’ territory. The cultural jammer works his secret in public: the skillfully reworked […]