A deconstruction of the 2boys.tv cabaret work "Casta Diva" (2002).
Sobre la labor archivística e historiográfica de las guardianas entre las caguamas.
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.
I’ve been thinking about the Cabaret Commons aspiration to establish ethical queer performance archives online. This dilemma faces two opposing demands: to make permanent queer history, but also to preserve the sanctity or privacy of their original context.
Introduction to series of four blog posts each considering a key word: Cabaret (by T.L. Cowan), Commons (by Jas Rault), Critical (by Carina [Islandia] Guzmán), Practice (by Stephen Lawson).
My project with the collection assists its transition from the private sphere to the archival one, starting with Le Boudoir. This iconic event, which primarily took place at the historic Lion d’Or (a cabaret theatre in Montreal), usually assembled a dozen short cabaret acts, as well as a one-hour vaudeville play written and directed by Nathalie Claude, in latter years.