Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
Unknown American, Anita and Gloria Standing by the Stage, October 1961. Chromogenic Print, 12.1 x 8.3 cm. Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario. Purchase, with funds generously donated by Martha LA McCain, 2015. © Art Gallery of Ontario
Unknown American, Anita and Gloria Standing by the Stage
2016 Lecture

AGO/CONTACT International Photography Talks: Casa Susanna, On Photography and the Play of Gender

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St W

The Casa Susanna snapshots included in Outsiders: American Photography and Film, 1950s — 1980s offer a compelling look at the lives of a group of cross-dressers at their weekend gathering place between the mid-1950s and early 1960s. Artist Zackary Drucker, philosopher and life-long cross dresser Miqqi Alicia Gilbert, and cultural historian Elspeth Brown consider the Casa Susanna photos, the relationship of image making to the formation of queer, trans and cross-dressing communities from the 1950s to today.

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Supported by Penny Rubinoff


Scotiabank CONTACT
Photography Festival

80 Spadina Ave Suite 205
Toronto ON M5V 2J4
Gallery Hours
Tue-Fri 11am–5pm
The CONTACT Gallery
is wheelchair accessible.