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Narcissister Organ Player


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Narcissister Organ Player

In this hybrid performance/documentary film of her own making, the acclaimed artist Narcissister brings to the screen her mind-blowing spectacles of metamorphosis, which use dance, elaborate costumes and prosthetics, pop music, and heavy doses of humor to explore gender, eroticism, racial identity, and self-love and -loathing in women’s lives. Narcissister Organ Player offers sly glimpses of the person under the iconic Barbie-like mask of her stage persona and of her experience growing up in blond-haired, blue-eyed Southern California, the mixed-race child of a Sephardic Jewish mother and an African-American father. An electrifying, unsettling, and ultimately moving examination of masking and unmasking.

This film contains graphic scenes of nudity and sexuality.

Tickets: $9 (members), $14 (nonmembers)

There are multitudes contained within the artist known as Narcissister and within her truly daring work.
In the fascinating avant-garde home-movie documentary psychodrama, Narcissister is a prankish gender outlaw whose work is at once witty, shocking, disturbing, and supremely expressive of her feminine mystique.

This film is part of the FrameWorks 2019: Art on Film series.

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