Conflict is Not Abuse – Shorts Programme
A shorts programme examining the concept of safety in relation to art, community organising, violence, humour and sexuality.
Followed by live skype Q&A with Philip Huang
A series of playfully challenging shorts from performance artist Philip Huang confronting homophobia, sexism and racism and celebrating the frolicking unicorn in us all.
Mugged | Dir. Philip Huang | 1:35mins | USA | 2011
my mother and her sister always argued in arabic, i never understood what was said | Dir. Rami Geroge | 5:04mins | USA | 2016
Experimental short traces the intimate legacy of civic and familial violence across nation states.
Butoh on Bart | Dir. Philip Huang |1:05mins | USA | 2012
Philip Huang’s Pep Talk for Artists | Dir. Philip Huang | 3:38mins | USA | 2010
The Lunar Homosexual Agenda | Dir. Philip Huang | 2:04mins | USA | 2010
diaspora/situations | Dir. Tarek Lakhrissi | 9:45mins | Canada | 2016
Kai Cheng Thom reflects on their diasporic inheritance as a Chinese- Canadian trans woman and how this flows powerfully through their art.
“Can You Kick Me in the Crotch?” | Dir. Philip Huang | 0:55mins |USA |
Primavera Rosa en Mexico | Dir. Mario de la Torre | 23mins | Mexico | 2016
Whilst gay marriage has been legalised, Mexico has the second highest rate of murders committed against the LGBT population in the world. It is in this context that brave activists risk their lives to bring change.
Philip vs. Prop 8 Church | Dir. Philip Huang | 1:19mins | USA | 2010
Cherish! Alicante, Spain! | Dir. Philip Huang | 0:35mins | USA | 2016
Cakes Da Killa: No Homo | Dir. Ja’tovia Gary | 13mins | USA | 2013
The Reviews Are In! | Dir. Philip Huang | 1:15mins | USA | 2008
Unicorn! | Dir. Philip Huang | 0:45mins | USA | 2010
Gay Asian Nazi | Dir. Philip Huang | 0:48mins | USA | 2016