The Cabaret Commons Critical Practice (CCCP) is a venue for publishing in multimedia formats, reviews, responses, rants, and processes on everything to do with translocal grassroots cabarets and their worlds.
A deconstruction of the 2boys.tv cabaret work "Casta Diva" (2002).
Stor(y)ing mi desmadre: On feminized queer nightlife archives and historiography in Latin America.
Sobre la labor archivística e historiográfica de las guardianas entre las caguamas.
It was less than a month into the self-isolation, stay-at-home COVID19 pandemic protocols had been in place in most of Canada when I saw the Facebook event invitation to “Passoverboard! A live-Zoom coronabaret of music + drag” hosted, curated and produced by Peaches LePoz (aka Peaches LePox, aka Jordan Arseneault) and Douch La Douche (aka Laura Boo).
Because I am interested in what I have been thinking about for many years now as “transmedial drag”-- or the method of moving materials, performances, ideas, bodies, feelings from one media, one body, to another, I was paying attention to what worked and what didn’t work in these online live shows.
Desi butch is a method for storytelling and desi butch is a story and desi butch is a story we are trying to learn to tell though our bodies are already the protagonists.