Untethered

“Untethered” is a series exploring the space between physical and spiritual identity. Lola Webster works with the subject of the portraits to visually discuss their own undefinabilities.  Alex Diamond Rivlin is a performance artist, filmmaker and writer. His work aims to explore notions of queerness and gender performativity within society. He uses his own experiences...

Hermaphroditus & Salmacis

The origins of the word androgynous can be traced back to a myth in Aristophanes speech in Plato’s Symposium; that people used to be spherical creatures, with two bodies attached back to back. There were three sexes: male people were from the sun, female people from the earth, and androgynous people who came from the...

Future Feelings

These images were commissioned for a magazine that then turned them down because “models were ugly, and not agency models” and “the pictures look cheap and “raritas” that, means “weirdos”. But the pictures weren’t meant to be about agency shots, they are about friendship: About how future relationships evolve, no genders, no “formal” things, no jealousy...

The Artist Is For Sale

The work is mainly sculptural in nature, the attached link has some images I took of me modeling the pieces. The collection is called “The Artist is For Sale”, and the sculptures are all replica body parts turned accessories. I know the weight that body image and traditionally m/f parts carry for a lot of...

Rain Dove: On Being Herself

A couple of years ago, model Rain Dove was sleeping in her car, friend’s houses or in shower cubicles. Now, she’s chatting with companies like Facebook, to implement a new descriptor of sexual orientation, ‘misexual.’ “It means ‘it’s my journey, it’s my passion, it’s my love, and it can’t be compared to anyone else’s,” Rain...

“Biogirl” in a Drag World

The first time I saw a House of Gunt show, I fell in love. At the time, I wasn’t really sure WHAT I was falling for, but it was alluring enough that I showed up at the next event in a floor length mumu and coordinated green lipstick, eyeshadow, and eyebrows, only wishing I could...