You’re Invited To: Devan Shimoyama In Conversation With Emily Colucci At De Buck Gallery
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You’re Invited To: Devan Shimoyama In Conversation With Emily Colucci At De Buck Gallery

Why, hello there dearest Filthy Dreams readers! Need something to do this Thursday (November 30) evening? Well, you’re in luck! Your faithful co-founder Emily will be in conversation with artist Devan Shimoyama, whose work she’s covered several times on Filthy Dreams including his current show Sweet. Join us from 6-8PM at De Buck Gallery (545 W … Continue reading

We Know You’re Sugar, We Know You’re Sweet Like A Sucker: Devan Shimoyama’s “Sweet”
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We Know You’re Sugar, We Know You’re Sweet Like A Sucker: Devan Shimoyama’s “Sweet”

In his chapter “Fading, Twisting and Weaving: An Interpretive Ethnography of the Black Barbershop/Salon as Cultural Space” from Performing Black Masculinity: Race, Culture and Queer Identity, Bryant Keith Alexander explores the role of the Black-run barbershop as a space for community-building and performing Black masculinities away from hegemonic white culture. “I remember,” he begins, “the … Continue reading