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Check out the Bureau’s new video!

Click here to watch! Thanks to producer and director Gregory Warren Jr. of OutBytes Media, editor Anthony Scudese, cinematographer Anthony Phillips, sound operator Estafania Chavez, and all the lovely participants in this video:   Peter M. Cramer, Artist, Co-Founder of Allied Productions/Le Petit Versailles Claire Fleury, Costumer Jim Fouratt, History Maker from the Stonewall Rebellion [...]

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Summer exhibition: Policing Gender, Lorenzo Triburgo: June 8—September 10, 2017

  Policing Gender is an installation of photographs and audio created by artist Lorenzo Triburgo. The photographs in Policing Gender are abstract metaphors on absence and imprisonment and the audio component is a compilation of voices of LGBTQ prisoners with whom the artist has been writing on a long-term basis. Policing Gender will be on view at the Bureau from June [...]

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Steady Mess: Works from the 2016 Fire Island Artist Residency, 2/3/17—3/26/17

  Each year, the Fire Island Artist Residency receives over 400 applications to its free one month LGBTQ exclusive artist residency in Cherry Grove, on Fire Island. The five artists chosen for FIAR live and work in rental properties that become their studios, kitchens, and social spaces. While in residence, they are visited by celebrated figures in [...]

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Catalina Schliebener’s Growing Sideways 12/2/16-1/22/17

“Scratch a child, you’ll find a queer.” — Kathryn Bond Stockton The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division presents Growing Sideways, an exhibition of new work by Buenos Aires-based, Chilean artist Catalina Schliebener, organized by independent curator John Chaich, on view December 2, 2016 through January 22, 2017 with an opening reception on Friday, December 2 from 7-9 pm at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, 208 [...]

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Coney Island Babies: Visual Artists from the Brooklyn Drag Scene, 10/1-11/27/16

  Taking its title from a song by Lou Reed dedicated to his trans lover Rachel, Coney Island Babies, curated by Chris Bogia and Montgomery Smith for Fire Island Artist Residency, brings together a group of visual artists working in and around Brooklyn’s flourishing young avant-garde drag scene. The artists here all do double duty as drag queens, musicians or designers, and [...]