FLESH CAPADES (MONKEYTOWN CURATION)
Sunday, September 7 @ 8pm
reservations are highly recommended
email monkeytown - firstname.lastname@example.org
58 N 3rd St (btw. Kent & Wythe) Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211
Admission $5, $10 Minimum*
86 minutes: total running time
Flesh Capades is an odd entry into the well-trodden paths in and around folds of soft tissue. The Fine Arts by Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby begins the evening in search of a good idea, the basis of all art. Todd Herman’s Forbidden Acts visually unleashes the sexually charged poems written and performed by black disabled activist Leroy Moore through a thoughtful and provocative lens. “Fat floats” is the theme of Julie Wyman’s Buoyant, as the filmmaker weaves together the stories of a self-described group of fat synchronized swimmers, a Greek mathematician obsessed with floatation, and the unveiling of a device that allows one to swim without water. Torsten Zenas Burns and Darrin Martins’ The Abominable Freedom ends the evening with a hallucinatory lesson in social experiments that embrace witchcraft, polyamory, spectrophilia, and rebirthing techniques. Parental guidance is strongly suggested.
The Fine Arts, by Emily Vey Duke and Cooper Battersby, 3 minutes.
Forbidden Acts, by Todd Herman, 15 minutes.
Buoyant, by Julie Wyman, 27 minutes.
The Abominable Freedom, by Torsten Zenas Burns and Darrin Martin, 41 minutes.
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Posted by Torsten Zenas Burns at 2:00 PM