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Collection Title(s): Tim Miller collection
Location: Performed at the Cleveland Public Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, in October 2001.
Synopsis: Tim Miller is an internationally acclaimed performance artist. Miller's creative work as a performer and writer explores the artistic, spiritual and political topography of his identity as a gay man. Miller's performances have been presented all over North America, Australia, and Europe in such prestigious venues as Yale Repertory Theatre, the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), the Walker Ar...
Collection Title(s): Tim Miller collection
Location: Performed at the Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA, on Apr. 4, 1992.
Synopsis: This is a video documentation of a psycho-sexual empowering journey where performer and audience share intimacy, humor, and affects. Tim Miller explores bits and pieces of his body, in the same manner than, piece by piece, the story keeps flowing and ‘giving birth’ to the queer body. Through storytelling and movement, and stories of love, enchantment, disenchantment, and resistance, this solo sho...
Collection Title(s): Tim Miller collection
Location: Performed at the Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA, in 1994.
Synopsis: Tim Miller is an internationally acclaimed performance artist. Miller's creative work as a performer and writer explores the artistic, spiritual and political topography of his identity as a gay man. Miller's performances have been presented all over North America, Australia, and Europe in such prestigious venues as Yale Repertory Theatre, the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), the Walker Ar...
Alt Title(s): Stretch marks
Location: Filmed at PS122, New York, NY, USA, on May 3, 1999.
Synopsis: Tim Miller’s Stretch Marks (1990) is a call to action regarding sexual politics in the height of the AIDS epidemic. Miller employs a queer temporality by relaying his coming-out in high school to his present identity as a gay man, artist, and citizen. He addresses the political climate of HIV/AIDS in the United States and how the disease has led to homophobic agendas, specifically under Ronald Re...
Alt Title(s): Too shocking to show
Location: Filmed at The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA, June 21, 1992.
Synopsis: In the midst of the US culture wars, Franklin Furnace, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Museum, presented “Too Shocking To Show.” The event was prompted by the National Endowment for the Arts’ revocation of Franklin Furnace’s Visual Artists Organizations grant and the heightened institutional censorship of sexually explicit art. Throughout the performance, speakers discuss the systemic effects ...
Location: Performed at the New Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA, USA, in September 1999.
Synopsis: Holly Hughes investigates the politics of art and democracy in Preaching to the Perverted. She discusses her recent appearance before the U.S.Supreme Court in the case NEA v. Finley (1998). Hughes, along with Karen Finley, John Fleck, and Tim Miller, were awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts that were later revoked for obscenity. The group of artists, which became known as the NE...