A film by K8 Hardy
Wednesday, February 7, 7:00 PM
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge
K8 Hardy’s structuralist and experimental film Outfitumentary is both performance and video record of the artist’s changing sense of self and style over an eleven-year period. In 2001, before the ubiquity of Instagram and selfies, K8 Hardy set out to document her daily outfits on a fairly consistent, if not daily basis. Hardy used the same mini-DV Camera and filmed in ever-changing living spaces and art studios in New York. The resulting 80-minute film is an affecting and personal exploration of queer identity and the way in which the materiality of the body and its subsequent “outfitting” – in private and public life – serves to refine, define, and probe the body politic.
The screening will be introduced by the artist and followed by a Q&A.
Advanced tickets available through: https://www.showclix.com/event/oufitumentary-180207
Image credit: Outfitumentary, film stills, Directed, produced, photographed and edited by K8 Hardy. Co-Produced by Madeleine Molyneaux. A Hardy Studio Production in association with Picture Palace Pictures. All film stills courtesy the artist; Hardy Studio: Picture Palace Pictures.