Living in this Queer Body Podcast Celebration with Morgan Bassichis / Cyree Johnson / Amelia Bande / Lee Relvas

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Living in this Queer Body Podcast Celebration with Morgan Bassichis / Cyree Johnson / Amelia Bande / Lee Relvas
June 8, 2019 7:00 PM
June 8, 2019 9:30 PM
Suggested donation is $10-20 towards funding the production of the podcast and the work of the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
May 16, 2019
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States

Please join Living in this Queer Body Podcast host Asher Pandjiris in celebrating the podcast launch. We will have performances by Morgan Bassichis, Cyree JohnsonAmelia Bande, and Lee Relvas! Also, bring your hopes and dreams for the podcast and your queer bodies. We will assemble these hopes in queer ritual, generate a space to talk feelings and meet some past and future podcast interviewees.
LITQB seeks to embody and share the principles of intersectional, trans-affirming, gender nonconforming, and sex-worker affirming feminisms and support liberatory social movements.
Reception at 7 PM
Performances at 7:30 – 9pm
9-9:30 Mingle
















Morgan Bassichis is a comedic performer whose shows have been described as “out there” (by Morgan’s mother) and “super intense” (by Morgan). Recent performances include Klezmer for Beginners at Abrons Arts Center (2019), Damned If You Duet at the Kitchen (2018), More Protest Songs! at Danspace Project (2018), and The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions: The Musical at the New Museum (2017). Morgan has presented work at The Whitney Biennial (2019), Hirshhorn Museum, MoMA PS1, the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Whitney Museum, and has received support from Art Matters, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Morgan lives in New York City, and has contributed writing to Artforum, Radical History Review, Captive Genders, and other anthologies.




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Cyrée Jarelle Johnson is a poet and librarian from Piscataway, New Jersey. SLINGSHOT, his debut book of poetry, will be published by Nightboat Books in September. Find Cyrée online at or @cyreejarelle on social media.




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Amelia Bande is a Brooklyn-based artist, writer and performer from Chile. Her solo and collaborative work has been shown at Artists Space, The Poetry Project, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Adult Contemporary, Storm King Arts Center, Tang Museum, MoMA Library, MIX NYC, Abrons Arts Center, Participant Inc., BOFFO Performance Festival, and more. She has been an artist in residence at WORM Filmwerkplaats, The Shandaken Project and Yaddo. She was co-editor of Critical Correspondence, an online publication of Movement Research. Her chapbook The Clothes We Wear was published by Belladonna in 2017. Amelia also teaches Spanish at CUNY and NYU.  Amelia is a queer dyke, a writer, performer, music maker, teacher. I create live capsules of intimacy. Low-fi musicals. She performs alone and with others.



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Lee Relvas is an artist and writer living in New York.  She is a recipient of the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program award 2018-2019, and received the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant in 2016.  She has had recent solo exhibitions at Callicoon Fine Arts in New York and Artist Curated Projects in Los Angeles, and has also exhibited and performed at venues including The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum, The Hammer Museum, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and Art in General.