Kiki Mellék's Starkers Academy
We launched into the New Year with our first performance life drawing event at The Glory: a special edition of the Starkers Academy, hosted by ‘Mellékia’s top Professor of Art’.
An Untold Tale of abandonment and dreams. A micro-short animation commissioned by Animate Projects and Anim18.
Kicking off our Autumn 2018 season, Lord Hicks was Starkers at The Glory armed with his trusty ukulele and lashings of sass.
As part of the V&A's Friday Late, artist and activist Lidia Lidia devised theatrical sets that played with stereotypical ideas of beauty and gender.
The Queer Nude in Perspective
To celebrate Pride in London 2018, we collaborated with Queer model and performer Lager Darling on a life drawing event inspired by Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness
Tutor Leo Crane hosted a special evening at the Royal Institute of British Architects for Pride in London 2018 inspired by RIBA’s exhibition Disappear Here with models Kage and Maya.
Tales From Pussy Willow
For this performance life drawing event, Art Model Collective joined us to tell the story of Marlene Dietrich in all her duality. The event was inspired by Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
Queer and the City
This week saw the release of series two of the cult web series Tales From Pussy Willow, written, directed and animated by Kate Jessop. Leo Crane, who assisted on the animation, delves behind the scenes.
Queerly Beloved: An Animation Affair
The only creative workshop in the calendar for Pride in London 2017, celebrating cities at a moment in Queer history at the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Queerly Beloved launched this week with An Animation Affair, a collection of short animations featuring queer and feminist themes and a conversation with the film-makers.