Artpop Talk

Queering the Museum: Performative Tendencies and Pride

June 01, 2021 Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink Episode 52
Artpop Talk
Queering the Museum: Performative Tendencies and Pride
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Artpop Talk
Queering the Museum: Performative Tendencies and Pride
Jun 01, 2021 Episode 52
Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink

This week, we're talking “Performative Pride!” While LGBTQ+ programming in museums is essential, sometimes artistic spaces fall into the same trap of performative Pride--similar to what we see in many commercial Pride campaigns. We play a little game inspired by a TikTok that critiques this year’s pride merch and then discuss museums’ role in Pride.

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Show Notes Transcript

This week, we're talking “Performative Pride!” While LGBTQ+ programming in museums is essential, sometimes artistic spaces fall into the same trap of performative Pride--similar to what we see in many commercial Pride campaigns. We play a little game inspired by a TikTok that critiques this year’s pride merch and then discuss museums’ role in Pride.

For all of Artpop Talk's resources, click HERE.

Sally Hansen 2021 Pride Nail Polish
Library of Congress:  Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Traditions
Same-sex marriage is made legal nationwide with Obergefell v. Hodges decision
Queering the Museum Project 
Jstor: Displaying the Queer Past: Purposes, Publics, and Possibilities at the GLBT History Museum

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Courtney B. Vance and Angela Bassett are producing a limited series about the Tulsa Race Massacre


Image References: 
Queering the Museum Logo
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Sally Hansen + Glaad, “2021 Live fearlessly. Love all. Out loud. campaign
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Amazon 2021 Pride merch, “Pico De Gayo.”
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Target 2021 Pride merch, “Rainbow Progress Pride Flag.”
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TikTok creator, grandorgans
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TikTok creator, harrywonderfulworld
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TikTok creator, psherman42wallaby