Society + Culture Visual Art

Fool’s Journey: Cristy C Road’s Next World Tarot is the Deck of your Queer Punk Dreams

“Aside from bringing another deck to the world, I’m excited to create a deck that illustrates a blend of mind and body outcasts. The deck originated as a ‘queer deck’ but its definitely grown since that. I want to focus on people’s cultural and subcultural backgrounds, I want to blur fundamentalist spirituality, but maintain a lot of the traditional concepts behind the images.”

Visual Art

“Bring Your Own Body” Exhibit Is Really Rad, Showcases Trans Art and Archives

Through an exhibition of both contemporary artwork by a slew of trans artists and a truly impressive selection of archival documents from the Kinsey Archives and the University of Victoria Transgender Archives, Stamatina Gregory and co-curator Jeanne Vaccaro work to fill in the gaps between what many see as signs of mainstream progress and the true, vast history of trans people’s lived experiences.

Fashion/Style Visual Art

Most Important Ugly: The Final Monsters

It’s time to introduce you to my last and final monsters. These were the people I had wanted from the very beginning, actually, they were pretty fully realized into their own identities — working with everyone else in the project involved pulling out their narratives a lot more to get what we wanted, but for these three… my muses! It was not so difficult.

Fashion/Style Visual Art

Most Important Ugly: Massiel, Coco and Meta-Human Experiments

“I used that lip gloss, that purple holographic, because I knew it would look great on her, but I wanted it to look like she just ate some futuristic fruit and she was so happy about it she didn’t bother to wipe her face. The glitter in her hair looked like a halo in the dark. After the portrait she told me she planned on sprinkling glitter in her fro on a regular basis.. She couldn’t stop smiling.”