my mouth is a queer time machine

 

Directed by LYAM B. GABEL
Performed by EVAN SPIGELMAN & INDEE MITCHELL
Featuring the Voices & Stories of
MINT BRYAN, MADISON CARIO, DONNIE CIANCIOTTO,
ABE RYBECK, SUZIE SILVER MAXX SIZELER & MORE
Music Recording ROB KELLNER
Sound Editing & Mixing TRAVIS WRIGHT

Music by SPIRIT McINTYRE
Media Design JOSEPH AMODEI
Scenography JEAN-LUC DeLADURANTAYE

Dramaturg SAMMIE PAUL
Captions by AMY SHEELER, TRANSCRIPTION STAR

 


Originally Premiered June 25, 2021

RUN TIME: 29 MINUTES

 

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Content Advisory:
my mouth is a queer time machine contains discussions of homophobia, transphobia, queerphobia and intersecting oppression, including but not limited to racism, misogyny, classism and ableism as well as occasional references to oppressive acts.
This show also includes light flashing imagery that could trigger seizures for people with visual sensitivities. 

 

 

 

Photos by Jackson Beals & Erin Roussel

 

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This show includes live captioning. 

 

 

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my mouth is a queer time machine

STREAMING ON ARS NOVA SUPRA

 

Directed by LYAM B. GABEL
Performed by EVAN SPIGELMAN & INDEE MITCHELL
Music by SPIRIT McINTYRE
Media Design JOSEPH AMODEI
Scenography JEAN-LUC DeLADURANTAYE

Dramaturg SAMMIE PAUL
Captions by AMY SHEELER, TRANSCRIPTION STAR

 

 

ABOUT THE ARTISTS

LYAM B. GABEL (they/them) is a trans* director, writer and researcher who creates containers for collective remembering and radical celebration. They are a founder of trans-media oral history and performance collective LAST CALL, and a director of the performance Alleged Lesbian Activities about the history of lesbian bars. Their current work the dance floor, the hospital room and the kitchen table, exploring queer care from the early years of the AIDS crisis through COVID-19, received a NPN Creation Fund commission. Other current work includes an AR journey through trans* euphoria and queer ecology and a short film about lip-sync as time travel. They regularly collaborate on a work by playwrights and solo performers and have developed work at Judson Church, Pipeline, Ashland New Plays Festival, The Theater Offensive and The New Orleans CAC, among others. Drama League Fellow 2017, Distillery Artist New Orleans CAC 2016. IG: @lyambgabel | Twitter: @mxasametric | Facebook: /lyambgabel

EVAN SPIGELMAN (they/them) is a non-binary performer, drag monstrosity, light designer and co-founder of former New Orleans performance collective Skin Horse Theater and of LOUD: New Orleans Queer Youth Theater. Evan’s trash-drag alter-ego Mx Asa Metric is one half of Creep Cuts (alongside Dylan Hunter), a pair of anti-fascist, drag-adjacent queer clowns. Their current piece CREEP CUTS IN FREEZE RESPONSE, a fog-brained journey through overstimulation and inertia, is currently streaming as part of Dance Place’s Fortitude Festival. Evan has worked with artists such as Taylor Mac, Justin Vivian Bond, Sunni Patterson, Junebug Productions, Rebecca Mwase, Ron Ragin, Diana Oh, Pearl D’Amour (Lisa D’Amour and Katie Pearl), Annie Kaufman, Viva DiConcini, Penny Arcade, Mink Stole, Joey Arias, Peaches, Machine Dazzle, House of Yes and more. IG: @evspig & @mzasametric