HOMOGENETICS (2018)

  . HOMOGENETICS (2018) by Stiofan O’Ceallaigh (duration 5:37 minutes) HOMOGENETICS will be screened at the following exhibitions: . SEXtopia – Imagining the Future of Queer Sex DaVinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia (USA) 4th – 29th May 2018 ‘ RETRO ACTIVO – La Generación Silenciada El Local, San Juan (Puerto Rico) 17th May 2018 Advertisements

Tender Masculinities: A Queer and Homoesthetic Tactic

An extract from TENDER MASCULINITIES: A QUEER AND HOMOESTHETIC TACTIC by Dr Robert Summers PhD (Art Historian & Queer Theorist), presented at the College of Art Association, America annual conference (Los Angeles, 2018). “In O’Ceallaigh’s work, titled Decisions/Decisions (2016), he appropriates his own toddler portrait, but he places the word fag on it, and there…

6 HOURS

6 HOURS premiered at CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: NEON VERSUS NATURE (curated by MENELAS), Athens, Greece (2017).  In 2018 6 HOURS will be shown as part of the exhibition [kwir] Identities at The Chapel Galleries at the Bureau (UK). . Installation shots from CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: NEON VERSUS NATURE (photo credit: Emmanuel Barrouyer) . . 6 HOURS is…

The: a Love

&: Move how you wanna LOVE: Move &: Shape-shift LOVE. Decline reclining &. And smell the sweet swans song LOVE: Waiting in the air &: Throwing weight At electric-blue! – [& shrugs] LOVE: – Cells &: Proudly recounting “I’ve never hated anyone” LOVE AND &: Like a love And with(out) foolish folly recall: &: Deflect…

If You Want (2017)

. You don’t actually have to Retro-joke Full body immersion Popping It’s not infallible But with a bit more fire And some satanic seasoning If you want. We’ll get there Don’t worry.  

TRACING THE STRAIN

FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS COLLAPSE AND GET CARRIED THROUGH US LIKE LONG-LASTING LOVE AFFAIRS OUR GENEALOGY CARRIES WEIGHT AND IF INDEED THERE IS ONE MIMNG; UNREPRODUCTIVE AND SEDUCTIVE WE HAVE NOT WALKED THROUGH A DESERT BUT WE HAVE AND WILL AND MUST TREAD STEADFAST IN A CONSTANT STORM A STORM THAT WILL NOT BREAK (FOR)EVER SO THIS…

This Secret Bliss?

This is speaking This is you not listening This is awkward, love This is the beginning   This is where he is buried This is where they broke This the spot she was born This is not there   This is it This is the way it was This is Lucy This is when  …

AH-OK-UM-UM, Welcome To The Party

. This is the spot he was born This is where they broke up This is where he is buried This isn’t there   This is it This is it way it was This is Lucy This is when?   This is insincere calmness This is Divide This is civil unrest This is not  …

POEM: Mint (2017)

r what. Mint . For what it’s worth:- The men love the sloppy noises With eyes closed The slap and the slap and the slap… . And on a boundary I drew diagrams of the heart We lean in two And into the dim . And until dawn The men love the breath-chant banter With…

A Digital Robin

You do nothing but… good You do everything… underhood Assurances validated And Inspirational correct A digital apostle A binary smile An endless gesture And a never-ending smile You do nothing but… good You do everything… underhood Assurances validated And ‘Inspirational’ in print Your goodness and kindness is as pure as Natura’s mint A digital non…