WOMEN X ART X SIMI JOHNSTON

By Simi Johnston Simi Johnston is a student at Sarah Lawrence College who works in mixed media arts and studies gender theory. She grew up in Vermont and recently went on birth control. Fuck Pretty Fuck Pretty is an all female photography exhibit based in Los Angeles and curated by Angela Featherstone. Though the show recently ended its term in the Robert Berman gallery, its … Continue reading WOMEN X ART X SIMI JOHNSTON

Sarah Lawrence grad wins contest, fights stereotypes

Recent Sarah Lawrence graduate Kyle Chu, hailing from San Francisco, won the 2010 Mr. Hyphen contest, an event somewhat based on more traditional beauty pageants and the “signature” event of Hyphen Magazine. Chu discusses his drag performance to Queen, one of the many factors contributing his win. On choosing to do this performance, Chu explains that he wanted to use drag as a “queer tradition” … Continue reading Sarah Lawrence grad wins contest, fights stereotypes