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A Tribute to Goddess Bunny, Hollywood’s Disabled Trans Art Star

The Goddess Bunny Sandie Crisp 1985

Sandie Crisp, born Johnnie Baima on 13 January 1960 but known by her stage name the Goddess Bunny, died of Covid-19 on 27 January 27 2021.

As a child, the Goddess Bunny developed polio which caused severe deformity to her body and forced her into disability. But she never thought of herself as anything other than a goddess. This is how she presented herself to the world.

I first met her at Limbo Lounge, which was held on Thursday nights at Four Star in West Hollywood, circahellip;

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Adam Curtis on Our Troubled Times, TikTok and Taking Back the Internet

Can’t Get You Out Of My Head: An Emotional History of the Mo

Adam Curtis’ new six-part marathon Can’t Get You Out Of My Head: An Emotional History of the Modern World opens in typically Curtis-ian style, with the 65-year-old softly spoken Brit announcing over footage of an eerily still, skyscraper-laden business district that “we are living through strange days”. His 2016 film Hypernormalization startshellip;

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Dead Pigs, the Film Shining a Surreal Light on Life in Modern-Day Shanghai

Dead Pigs, 2018

In the spring of 2013, over 16,000 dead pigs were found floating in the Huangpu River in Shanghai. Quickly, this became a national – and then global – news story due to the bizarre nature of the incident – which was attributed to the growing reluctance of farmers to cover the rising cost of burying livestock. A few years later, this strange event served as the basis for director Cathy Yan’s first feature film, Dead Pigs (released on <ahellip;

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Chloé Le Drezen’s Intimate Portraits of “Modern Beauties”

XXI Girls by Chloé Le Drezen

What springs to mind when you think of beauty photography? Perhaps it’s the pages of a traditional glossy magazine where you might find, in the middle-back section, a string of posed portraits, detailing with peppy instruction some short-lived beauty trend or another. Such associations are deftly brushed away with a glance at London-based photographer Chloé Le Drezen’s intimate new zine XXI Girls; “a collection of 21hellip;

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