Grande dame of queer theatre: Bette Bourne
- Published: 12 December 2010
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Forty years ago Bette Bourne turned his back on a career in ‘straight’ theatre to embrace a life filled with queer rights activism and radical drag performance – all carried out with a sense of camp second to none. The extraordinary British actor spoke with Katrina Fox on the eve of his trip to Australia where he is due to star in a show about his life for the Sydney Festival.
Am I an artist or a Black artist?
- Published: 13 November 2010
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As a struggling artist living under a racist, sexist capitalist system, Francis Mead questions the nature and conditions of Black artists being accepted by the Bourgeois art and publishing worlds.