DUETS: Che Gossett & Alice O'Malley in Conversation on Chloe Dzubilo
Che Gossett speaks with Alice O'Malley about the art, activism and life of Chloe Dzubilo.
An icon of downtown New York City nightlife, Chloe Dzubilo (1960-2011) was an artist, performer, and activist. She was a member of the Blacklips Performance Cult and singer-songwriter for the punk-rock band Transisters. Chloe advocated for civil rights, adequate health care and dignity for people living with HIV/AIDS, transgender people and drug users.Her drawings and collages reflected the world around her with beauty and confrontation, humor and heartbreak.
Che Gossett is a Black gender-queer and femme-fabulous writer and activist.
Alice O'Malley is a New York-based photographer whose portraits constitute an archive of downtown's most notorious artists, performers and muses.
Additional contributions by T De Long and JP Borum.
Featuring artwork by Chloe Dzubilo.
DUETS is a series of publications that pairs artists, activists, writers, and thinkers in dialogues about their creative practices and current social issues around HIV/AIDS. These engaging and highly readable conversations highlight the connections between communities of artists and activists. Drawing from the Visual AIDS Artist Registry and Archive Project, this series continues Visual AIDS’ mission to support, promote, and honor the work of artists with HIV/AIDS and the artistic contributions of the AIDS movement.