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Queen Rose Family (da Stories)



New Frontier Exhibition
573 Main St., 2nd and 3rd floors

Friday, January 22–Friday, January 29, 1:00–8:00 p.m.,
Saturday, January 30, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Kalup Linzy (Sweet, Sampled, and Left Ova, 2010 Sundance Film Festival) returns to the Festival, bringing this outrageously campy, multi-platform world where tragedy strikes the Queen Rose family. Conversations Wit De Churen X: One Life To Heal and Conversations Wit De Churen IX XI XII: Dayz of Our Ego chronicle the story of Taiwan Braswell’s disappearance. Amidst the musings and melodrama saturating all reaches of his family tree, Taiwan performs his signature tune "Asshole" from beyond the human dimension (manifested via the Pepper’s ghost installation). This mash-up of fine art, music video, and trashy daytime soap opera features an ensemble cast including Tunde Adebimpe and Michael Stipe.

YEAR 2015

SECTION New Frontier Art


COMPANY Kalup Linzy Studio

WEBSITE http://www.kaluplinzystudio.com

EMAIL kaluplinzystudio@gmail.com

PHONE 917.528.5744


Executive Producer
Production Assistant

Artist Bios

Kalup Linzy

Kalup Linzy is a video and performance artist who is the recipient of numerous awards including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and the Creative Capital Foundation grant. His work is in the public collections at the Whitney Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is a New York Foundation of the Arts 2015 fellow in film and video, and appeared on General Hospital alongside James Franco.