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ISSUE 3: Shown and Found


LARKER Issue 3: Shown and Found Edited by Patricia Silva www.larkeronline.com Published by Shambalissima Editions New York, NY, September 23 2015 Front Cover: Eileen Gray, Satellite Mirror, 1927. Photograph courtesy of Aram Designs, UK. Back Cover: Paul Taylor photographed by Bob Cato, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. This page: Market Street, San Francisco, 1899, where the Bay Area Bisexual Network would open its doors 10 blocks from this gate, in 1987.


Cookie Mueller


Lady Gaga photographed by Hedi Slimane, 2008 Kathy Acker at Wissenschaft, KĂźnste + Alles Andere (Science, Arts + Everything Else) Symposium, Basel, 1990. Photograph by Ute Schendel.


Alla Nazimova in a studio still from SalomĂŠ, 1923


Elizabeth Eyre de Lanux by Man Ray


Tamara de Lempicka, Skyscrapers, 1929


Kari Krome, ca. 1980s. Photograph by Frank Gargani


Margaret Cho photographed by Miss Missy, 2013


Sandra Berhard ca.1990s


June Jordan ca.1968. Photo possibly by Louise Bernikow. June Jordan Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute


Tangible Presence A selection of photographs from the private collection of Efrain Gonzalez

Dark Star Poets, East Village, PS 122, early 90s

Pride Boston, MA, ea


Conference at New York City’s Gay Center, mid 90s

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Pride, Washington DC, early 90s.


Debra Harry photographed by Kevin Edwards at Mountain Winery, 2012


Verity Ritchie at BiCon UK, 2015

“A haven for me, BiCon is a place where sexual fluidity and gender variance are celebrated. After the excitement of the weekend, we go back to the real world, where safe bi and trans spaces are few and far between.” —Verity Ritchie


Grace Jones, ca. 1980s


Alfonso Scanio in Rome, 2005, photograph courtesy of Traumfrau Brighton


Saigo Kichinosuke, Unidentified activist, Tatum O’Neal by Alberto Botella

“The critique that my identity implied that gender is binary is antithetical to my beliefs. Rather than simply defend myself against these allegations, I wanted to use the lens of bisexuality to challenge binary gender. In my TED Talk, I offer my small contribution to the considerable endeavor of freeing us all from limiting notions of gender.” —Tania Israel


Khafre Abif, Iris de la Cruz, Mariette Lydis photographed by Madame D’Ora, 1927, Lili St. Cyr, photograph UNLV Special Collections

“...my humanity is co-substantively bestowed upon the other and me. Humanity is a quality we owe to each other. And if we belong to each other, we participate in our creations: we are because you are, and since you are, definitely I am. The ‘I am’ is not a rigid subject, but a dynamic selfconstitution...”—Khafre Abif


Kelly Mantle


Eliel Cruz photographed by Dylan Closser, 2014


Tina Modotti by Edward Weston, 1921


Hew Wolff, Painting Graph Rays, 2012


Nickolas Muray, Frida Kahlo With Chavela Vargas, 1945


“I sa liv id e Fr on id ly a fo to r C you ha ve an la d . D ie go ,�


Alex Bag photographed by Luxehotelier in May 2015


Marsha P. Johnson with VIto Russo, New York City. From the private collection of Larry Mass.

“Those who were a little too feminine were frowned upon, but Marsha and a few others would stand ram-rod straight, shoulders back, head high and present themselves. That gave happiness to people who said ‘I wish I had the guts to do that’.” —Agosto Machado, The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson, 2012


Cazuza, photograph by Flávio Colker, 1987. Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo

“Nunca tive medo de me mostrar. Você pode ficar escondido em casa, protegido pelas paredes. Mas você tá vivo, e essa vida é pra se mostrar. Esse é o meu espetáculo. Só quem se mostra se encontra. I never feared showing myself. You can stay hidden at home, protected by walls. But you are alive, and life is to show yourself. That is my performance. Only those who show themselves can find themselves. ” —Cazuza


Alex Hanson, 2015


Concha Buika in San Francisco, photograph by Javi Rojo


Goldfrapp in Oxford, England, 2010. Photograph by SurrealNameGiven


Joe Dallessandro and Eric Emerson on the set of Lonesome Cowboys, 1967, Directed by Andi Warhol


Rainer Werner Fassbinder on the set of Berlin Alexanderplatz, 1980


Anne Carlisle as Margaret in Slava Tsukerman’s Liquid Sky, 1982


Bessie Smith, photograph by Carl Van Vechten, 1936

“People feel a type of way when they see any sexuality on-screen. People are so fascinated by it. It shouldn’t even be a discussion. But it is, because people are still curious, and people still wonder how they feel about things. At the end of the day I don’t really care if someone feels uncomfortable about it. It is what it is, and it’s life.” —Queen Latifah on Bessie


LARKER Issue 3: Shown and Found  

Featuring: June Jordan, Man Ray, Miss Missy, Efrain John Gonzalez, Verity Ritchie, Grace Jones, Tania Israel, Khafre Abif, Eliel Cruz, Kelly...

LARKER Issue 3: Shown and Found  

Featuring: June Jordan, Man Ray, Miss Missy, Efrain John Gonzalez, Verity Ritchie, Grace Jones, Tania Israel, Khafre Abif, Eliel Cruz, Kelly...

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