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Drag art goes post-human in New York

by Futures Centre, May 22
1 minute read

As Eileen Townsend writes in the New York Times, drag artists are going beyond gender politics into the realm of the post-human, alien and apocalyptic. 


One performer is ‘Hungry’: the creation of a 24-year-old Berliner, Johannes Jaruraak. She (a female drag persona) is “known for looks that showcase a manipulated anatomy: dropped eyes, foreshortened noses, lips airbrushed to appear ephemeral”, Townsend reports. 


  • Topic: Society & citizens
  • Other Tags: Gender
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