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KALUP LINZY. COMEDIES OF A QUEEN ROSE

LOVAAS

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Kalup Linzy, ‘Ozara and Katessa’, 2017, still © Kalup Linzy Studio

The video and performance artist Kalup Linzy (born 1977 Florida, USA) stars, writes, and directs in humorous, often raunchy, satirical narratives that slyly upend cultural stereotypes of gender, race, class, and the American Dream. His characters, usually played by Linzy in stupendous drag, evoke both laughter and tears with their blatant, unrealistic lust for fame. The videos use a low­budget, home­made quality conveying stripped down honesty underneath the wigs, make­up and dusty glitter.


Opening with Kalup Linzy
Introduction Curator Doryun Chong    
21/04/17, 6.00 p.m.

Opening hours during KINO DER KUNST
Wed–Sat 12.00 p.m. - ­6.00 p.m.
Sun 2.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.


LOVAAS
Fürstenstr. 6
80333 München