“what queer event would be complete without performances and a party? Stepping up to the occasion is GLAM (LGBTQ Asians of Montréal), with a fabulous GLAMBOREE event at Café l’Artère (7000 ave du Parc) on Friday night. With performances by Fantasy is Reality Unlimited and Ryan Thom (from recent Radical Queer Semaine fame), and a screening of the film “One Hundred Butches, Number 9″ from queer powerhouse duo Elisha Lim and Coco Riot, it’s a packed programme that also brings out fashionista and disco diva Tranie Tronic(!)” Read the complete article
Extract from 2Bmag Online magazine by Jordan Arsenault
Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival will premier The Hawker, by Elisha Lim and Coco Riot. This animation was the first one of a series of a short videos produced by Elisha Lim and Coco Riot for their blog Call Me They. It will be screened during the Transplanetarium program on May 20th at 7.30.
Elisha Lim and Coco Riot’s animation film Marimacho will be premiered at the Indie Boots Chicago Film Festival on May 10th. A short story about gender, grandma and haircuts in Spanish (English subtitles) that was originally produced for Elisha and Coco’s blog Call Me They.
Call Me They an exhibit at Venus Envy, Ottawa, for the month of February opens Feb 5th! 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Coco Riot and Elisha Lim make art inspired by the fact that they’re trans. Not trans as in “she becoming he”, or “he becoming a she” – but trans as in neither he nor she, as in “they becoming they”.
Do you use “they” too? For your gender pronoun? For your despair with words? Or in general rebellion?
Yeah. This art is dedicated to you.
Show includes original work from Elisha Lim and Coco Riot with previews at callmethey.tumblr.com! Prints of these pieces, copies of Coco’s spanish graphic novel, Llueven Queers and the calendar Sissy will be on sale.
Opening night includes performances and readings by Coco Riot and Elisha Lim. Don’t miss out on this night of gorgeous art, tasty snacks, and hot queers!