Gengoroh Tagame’s Pornspiration | 31st July | LA


MASSIVE presents an outdoor screening of iconic Japanese artist Gengoroh Tagame’s favorite American VHS gay pornography from the early 1980s, including works by Joe Gage and John Christopher. This event will feature exclusive documentary footage depicting Tagame’s long history with Tom of Finland Foundation, and a discussion of Gage and Christopher’s impact on Tagame’s early career in gay manga and erotic art.

Joe Gage, Heatstroke, VHS, 88mins, 1982
Joe Gage, Closed Set, VHS, 50mins, 1980
John Christopher, Centurians of Rome, VHS, 83mins, 1981

This event will feature DJs from NYC party Bubble T.

Curated by: MASSIVE (Graham Kolbeins and Anne Ishii)


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