Literature Program
 


Thursday, November 1, 1990 — Saturday, December 1, 1990

WAYS IN BEING GAY

Presented at:
Hallwalls

[Second biannual WAYS IN BEING GAY festival, featuring a performance by the late visual artist and writer David Wojnarowicz, who had first appeared at Hallwalls in 1983, and whose essay for a recent exhibition at Artists Space (WITNESSES: AGAINST OUR VANISHING) has sparked one of the earliest controversies of John Frohnmayer's stormy tenure as NEA Chairman. Brenda and Glennda, drag queen public-access producers from Manhattan, are invited to Buffalo to cover the festival and pay a memorable visit to Mayor Griffin at City Hall. —E.C.]


Some publications related to this event:
November and December, 1990. - 1990

 
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...