2:30pm – 3:00pm
Frédéric Nauczyciel – House of MHU Series (3 films) (France, 2014)
22 minutes | Segal Theatre
House of HMU is a series of film-performances conceived with vogue performers and choreographed for film. It is an artistic community that links Paris and Baltimore. The main performers are Honeysha Khan, Diva Ivy Balenciaga, Kendall Mugler, and Dale Blackheart. A House of HMU and Centre Pompidou production.
● A Baroque Ball shows 15 Parisian vogue performers who appropriate a baroque concerto by Bach.
● M. Against the World alludes to the question of the exotic gaze and narcissism.
● Red Shoes is a ritual: The dancer, the youngest and most talented from the Parisian voguing scene, puts on his red heels and fills the room with a theatrical/dramatic energy.
Born 1968 in Paris, France. Lives and works in France and the USA. Frédéric Nauczyciel is a French artist who works between Paris and the US. He uses the media of photography, video, and performance and is inspired by dance, cinema and American photography. In his work he has explored the complexity of social life, be it rural or urban. He has exhibited internationally, including Centre Pompidou Paris, MAC/VAL Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Rencontres Internationales de Photographie of Arles, Musée de la Chasse in Paris, Palau de la Virreina in Barcelona, Julie Meneret Contemporary in New York or Gertrude Contemporary in Melbourne.