Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks : Bight of the Twin

Mar 16 at 2:30pm

@New York Live Arts Theater

Tickets start at $10

Bight of the Twin

 

Hazel Hill McCarthy III, HD Video, 55min., 2016

Transcending assumptions of what it means to be “gendered,” Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and late wife Lady Jaye underwent a series of surgical procedures to become physically identical to one another, seeking to perfect a gender-neutral state through a process they termed Pandrogyny. In 2007, Jaye unexpectedly died of cancer. Genesis has maintained the concept of the Pandrogyne and continues to self-reference in the plural (“we”) and uses the self-prescribed gender neutral “s/he”, “h/er”. As Genesis puts it, since Lady Jaye “dropped h/er body” s/he is the half of the Pandrogyne in the immaterial world, with Genesis being the half in the material world, still connected making, a whole.

 

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Afternoon Delight by Dirty Looks