Productions

Our collaborative productions

 
“Strictly Ballroom”, 2017

An arrangement of six acts set in court rooms and some additional places, featuring homosexual people and others, with material selected from “The Crucible”, “Adonis García: A Picaresque Novel”, “The Naked Civil Servant: The Autobiography of Quentin Crisp”, “Boys Don’t Cry”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and “Not Me”.
 
Produced by: Buenos Tiempos, Int. | Script and reading: Alberto García del Castillo and Marnie Slater | Commissioned by: “The Against Nature Journal” (ed. Council, w/ Aimar Arriola) | Part of the bibliography was accessed at: IHLIA LGBT Heritage, Amsterdam
 
Premiered within the public program of Contour Biennial 8 (11 March 2017, Mechelen). Later performed at Kunstvlaai (21 May 2017, Amsterdam).

 
 
“The Ages of Beatrix Ruf: A History of Power Transvestism (Part II)”, 2016

The second part of a fashion editorial on power drag shot at Material Art Fair (Mexico City).
 
Produced by: Buenos Tiempos, Int. | Photography: Kristien Daem | Styling: Roberto Sanchez | Models: Flynn Casey, Geoff Newton, Puppies Puppies and Marnie Slater | With the support of Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles and Wallonie-Bruxelles International
 
First exhibited at Kunstnernes Hus (15 – 26 June 2016, Oslo), within “One Year Art Book Fair” curated by Torpedo.

 
 
“A Walk with Dorothée Dupuis and Jessica Gysel Around the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower in Brussels”, 2015

A film introducing two editors of feminist art magazines – Dupuis (“Petunia”) and Gysel (“Girls Like Us”) – chatting and strolling around Laeken Park in Brussels. The park hosts two very significant constructions designed by the French architect Alexandre Marcel and erected under the kingdom of Leopold II. The Japanese Tower (1905) and the Chinese Pavilion (1910) are illustrations of the fin-de-siècle Orientalism and cultural imperialism.
 
Produced by: Buenos Tiempos, Int. | Starring: Dorothée Dupuis and Jessica Gysel | Voice-over: Jennifer Teets | Directors: Alberto García del Castillo and Marnie Slater | Writers: Alberto García del Castillo and Marnie Slater | Director of photography: Hans Bruch jr. | Editors: Rosa Galguera, Alberto García del Castillo and Marnie Slater | Colourist: Hans Bruch jr. | Soundtrack: Shana Moulton | Stylist: James Bush | Makeup artist and hair stylist: Rachida Ait-Ali | Production assistants: Laurie Charles and Clare Noonan
 
Premiered at La Loge (1 April 2015, Brussels). Later screened at El Almacén (3 February 2016, Mexico City), in collaboration with Terremoto magazine; at Galería Macchina (3 – 31 May 2016, Santiago de Chile), in the exhibition “Islas Nuevas” curated by Tanja Baudoin and Maricruz Alarcón; at at Kunstnernes Hus (22 June 2016, Oslo), within “One Year Art Book Fair” curated by Torpedo; and at Teatro Verdi (26 November 2016, Milan), within Sprint art book fair.
 
Read “Las Vegas, Laeken: A History of Architectural Drag”.

 
 
“The Ages of Beatrix Ruf: A History of Power Transvestism (Part I)”, 2014

A fashion editorial on power drag shot at MACBA (Barcelona).
 
Produced by: Buenos Tiempos, Int. | Photography: César Segarra | Styling: Vincent Ferre, Alicia Padrón | Models: Vincent Ferre, Marnie Slater | Design: Überknackig
 
Published on “Petunia 6” magazine (October 2014). Later exhibited at Kunstnernes Hus (15 – 26 June 2016, Oslo), within “One Year Art Book Fair” curated by Torpedo.