I'm one of the artists taking part in the next Paddle 8 auction curated by Ghislain Pascal of the London-based Little Black Gallery. Boys! Boys! Boys! Vol II - Pride is currently previewing and goes live June 14th and features the work of both established and emerging artists including Tom Bianchi, Marian Vivanco, Greg Gorman, Florian Hetz, and Matthew Lambert, amongst others. Happy bidding!
Featuring over 100 artist from more than 20 countries, the Queer Biennial 2018 is an international survey focusing on the current moments in LGBTQ art and culture that showcases emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Featured work includes installation, film, live performance, and historical documentation. Artists included do not shy away from sexuality, identity, the body, and all around queerness. As independent curators/artists, we champion and challenge artists of all disciplines to temporarily step away from the white-box systems and explore new spaces in an unfiltered and organic fashion. Every exhibition or event is carefully researched and realized with an invited list of artists and curators from around the globe.
The Queer Biennial began in 2014 and is firmly planted here in Los Angeles with venues that have included: Coagula Curatorial, Industry Gallery/Los Angeles, with satellite installations and performances that took place at the Tom of Finland Foundation, Antebellum Gallery, Please Do Not Enter, LACA, Pieter Performance Space, PAM, among others. Lectures and performances were held at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Additionally, Hotel Gaythering hosted satellite events at Miami Art Basel.
A Night in Alexander is a browser-based group exhibition of works documented at Alexander Sauna, situated in the gay/club district of Gazi in Athens, Greece.
ANNE UDDENBERG, DREW LINT, FRITZ MARLON SCHIFFERS, GREGORY BLUNT, JULIAN-JAKOB KNEER, KARIM BOUMJIMAR, KAROL RADZISZEWSKI, LUKAS HOFMANN AND HARA SHAKO KIRI, MARIA METSALU, METASITU, NBDBKP, PAUL-ALEXANDRE ISLAS, STUART SANDFORD, YOUNG BOY DANCING GROUP, ZUZANNA RATAJCZYK
Concept and curation: GREGORY BLUNT
Text: MOHAMMAD SALEMY
Photography: FELIX PÖTZSCH
Photo editing, CG effects and website: GREGORY BLUNT
With special thanks to Felix Pötzsch, Manuel Scheiwiller, Zuzanna Ratajczyk, Alexandra Koumantaki and Dimitris Gketsis, as well as Konstantinos Adamopolous and the accommodating staff at Alexander Sauna.
As a previous artist-in-residence at the Tom of Finland Foundation here in Los Angeles, I had the privilege of being interviewed, alongside a handful of other artists and those connected with ToFF, for the It Gets Better Project about Tom's life and work and his influence on younger artists and those in the LGBTQ+ community as whole. Take a look at the video below.
Welcome to my new website! Here you'll find a growing archive of my work since 2004 as well as an online store and details about new and upcoming shows. Thanks for visiting and please do sign up to my mailing list :D