CHARLES LUM____________________________________

 

 

MFA Photography-2004

The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

 

BA Film Studies-1980

Carleton College, Northfield Minnesota

Senior Year Study -1979-1980

Columbia University, New York NY

 

VIDEO EXHIBITION HISTORY:_________________________

 

 

Morning, Noon & Night- 2004

LARZISH Festival, Bombay INDIA

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

3rd Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

 

PARK-2004

“Time Arts Event”, G2 Gallery, Chicago IL

“Global Transmissions”, High Risk Gallery, Chicago IL

“3 on 3”, Higher Gallery, Chicago IL

“Menace To Propriety”, U of R, Rochester, NY

“Sex, Art & Disclosure Law” The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Out In Africa, Johannesburg/CapeTown   SOUTH AFRICA

2nd & 3rd Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

“Queer Erotica:  FRINGE gay film fest: London, UK

GANG BANG FOREST: Komplot-Brussels, BELGIUM

 

facts. SUCK- 2004

“Time Arts Event”, G2 Gallery, Chicago IL

“Global Transmissions”, High Risk Gallery, Chicago IL

Wingspan Film Festival, Tucson AZ

NEWFEST, New York City NY

Milwaukee LGTB Festival, WI

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, National Film Theatre-SOUTH BANK UK

Fairy Tales, Calgary CANADA

OUTLOOK: The 13th Dublin G&LFF, Irish Film Institute  IRELAND

“Menace To Propriety”, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

REELING 24, Chicago IL

Out In Africa, Johannesburg/Cape Town   SOUTH AFRICA

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

3rd Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

 

 

IML- 2003 part one: Pissies Not Sissies- 2004

CineKink, Anthology Film Archives NYC

CineKink-SF, Yerba Buena Arts Center-San Francisco  CA

Out In Africa, Johannesburg/CapeTown   SOUTH AFRICA

Phag Off” @ TekFestival: Augustus Cinema, Rome  ITALY

Flaming Film Festival, Minneapolis MN

Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival,  PORTUGAL

Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival,  SWITZERLAND

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, National Film Theatre-SOUTH BANK UK

CineKink: LeatherPride,  Pioneer Cinema    NYC

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv,  ISRAEL

Festival Independiente De Cine Para Adultos: Madrid, SPAIN

TLA VIDEO ON DEMAND: www.tlavideo.com/gay-pissies-not-sissies/p-310793-22

 

­­INDELIBLE-2004

Z Fest, Chicago IL

Inside/Out, Toronto CANADA

SHOCK A-Go-Go, Los Angeles CA

London Lesbian & Gay Film Fest, UK

OUTLOOK: The 13th Dublin G&LFF, Irish Film Institute  IRELAND

The Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, TX

“Flaming Slips”, La Petite Versailles, NYC

“Menace To Propriety”, U of R, Rochester, NY

MIX Brasil 2005, Sao Paulo/Rio/Brasilia   BRAZIL

MIX NYC Event, Lesbian Herstory Archives, Brooklyn, NYC

“Q-Me” Queer Media Conference, Tribeca Cinemas, NYC

The Fire Island Film Festival, Long Island, NY

1st & 3rd Porn Film Festival, Berlin  GERMANY

12e Festival de Films Gay & Lesbiens de Paris, FRANCE

Roze FilmDagen 2006: Amsterdam,  NETHERLANDS

CINE EXCESS- Global Cult Film Conference,  UK

TEKFestival: Rome,  ITALY

Queer Lisboa: Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, PORTUGAL

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

Rated X-Amsterdam Alternative Erotica Film Festival, NETHERLANDS

“Movies Made Me Gay” Sanctuary Tattoo & Art Gallery: Portland, MAINE

2st GLBT La Paz Film Festival, BOLIVIA

Homo-A-Go-Go: San Francisco, CA

“QUEERISSIMA” in ‘Cote Court:’ Paris, FRANCE

Hellidays 11” from Inbred Hybrid Collective, NYC

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

Overdue Conversation-2004-2006

MFA Thesis/SAIC, G2 Gallery, Chicago IL

MIX 18-2005, Anthology Film Archives NYC

One in 10, Penn State University PA

Inside/Out 2005, Toronto CAN

Fairy Tales, Calgary  CAN

NEWFEST 2005, New York City

Fresno Reel Pride Festival, CA

The Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, TX

Image/Out, Rochester NY

Indianapolis LGBT Film Fest, IN

“Screening HIV” Artist’s Space, SoHo, NYC

“Sex, Art & Disclosure Law” The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Wingspan Film Festival 2006, Tucson AZ

Out In Africa, Johannesburg/CapeTown   SOUTH AFRICA

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, UNITED KINGDOM

“Confessions  Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana  CA

The Boston Gay Film Festival: Museum of Fine Arts-Boston,  MA

Phag Off” @ TekFestival: Augustus Cinema, Rome  ITALY

Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, HAWAII

Look Out 2006: The 14th Dublin G&LFF, Irish Film Institute  IRELAND

“Screening HIV” 2006 AIDS CONFERENCE--Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto CAN

Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.  PORTUGAL

17th Hamburg International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival      GERMANY

Mezipatra 2006: 7th Czech Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Prague  CZECH REPUBLIC

Spokane LGBT Film Festival, WA

Roze FilmDagen 2006, Amsterdam  NETHERLANDS

Black Maria Film & Video Festival, NJ   DIRECTOR CITATION

National LGBT Health Summit: Philadelphia  PA

Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival.  IA

BanditMages Festival, Bourges  FRANCE

ROOFTOP Films/IFC.Com-Summer Series: “Eternal Love,  NYC

Recontres UEEH 2007, Marseilles  FRANCE

6th Annual San Francisco Documentary Festival, Roxie Cinema  CA

Reel Pride Michigan, Detroit MI

1st GLBT La Paz Film Festival, BOLIVIA

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

OUTSIDERS: Liverpool, UK

gayWISE LGBT Arts Festival, London UK

ROOFTOP TV: “Romance, Breaking Up,” MNN.org  (NYC Cable & liveweb)

“AIDS and Harlem: Which will Survive?” Chashama Harlem Studios Gallery

“ICH WEISS WAS ICH TU” Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe: National Campaign, GERMANY

Stockholm Queer Film Festival, SWEDEN

 

 

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

 

 

 

 

black (n, adj.)-2004

MIX 18-2005, Anthology Film Archives NYC

Inside/Out 2005, Toronto CAN

NEWFEST 2005, New York City

Fairy Tales, Calgary CANADA

Image/Out, Rochester NY

Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Fest, OR

“Screening HIV” Artist’s Space, SoHo, NYC

Out In Africa, Johannesburg/CapeTown   SOUTH AFRICA

“Screening HIV:” 2006 AIDS CONFERENCE--Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto CAN

19th Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival,  TX

Barcelona International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival,  SPAIN

Mezipatra 2006: 7th Czech Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Prague  CZECH REPUBLIC

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

3rd Porn Film Festival, Berlin  GERMANY

OUTFESTPERU 2010, Lima, PERU

 

auto-pilot- 2005

“The Death of Z Fest”. Chicago IL

“Menace to Propriety”, University of Rochester, NY

20th MIX Festival 2007, New York City

Queer City Cinema 7: Regina, Saskatchewan  CANADA

"Periscope 1" Presented by The Nomadic Video Library: Charleroi, BELGIUM

Experiments in Cinema V5.1:  UNM, Albuquerque NM

"PERISCOPE" @ FIDEC: International Festival of Schools of Cinema Huy, BELGIUM

 

FoGras-2005

“Show du Gongo  MIX Brasil, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

 

SEX MANIC-2006

NEWFEST 2006, New York City

CINEMAROSA: The Queens Museum of Art, NYC

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival: British Film Institute-SOUTH BANK, UK

Mezipatra 2008: 9th Czech G&LFF, Prague/Brno  CZECH REPUBLIC

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

3rd  Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

2st GLBT La Paz Film Festival, BOLIVIA

Cine y Video Experimental: Saltillo, MEXICO

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

 

 

 

IML-2003 part three: DOG EAT DOG -2006

Inside/Out 2006, Toronto  CAN

SkieveFilmer: Oslo Gay Film Festival   NORWAY

12th Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival,  PA

OUTFEST. Los Angeles   CA

Cinekink NYC 2006, Anthology Film Archives  NY

Indianapolis GLBT Film Festival,  IN

MIX NYC 19th : 3LD Art & Tech Center, NYC

OUTraegousfilmfestival 06, Santa Barbara   CA

MIX Brasil 2006, Sao Paulo/Rio/Brasilia   BRAZIL

Queer City Cinema 6: Regina, Saskatchewan  CANADA

CineKink-SF, Yerba Buena Arts Center-San Francisco  CA

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, National Film Theatre-SOUTH BANK UK

Queer Lisboa: Lisbon Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, PORTUGAL

Barcelona International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival,  SPAIN

OUT OK 2007, Oklahoma City/Tulsa  OKLAHOMA

2nd Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

23.Festival Gejevskega In Lezbicnega Filma,  SLOVENIA

TLV Fest: 3rd Intnl LGBT Film Festival, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

Atlanta Underground Film Festival, GA

Paris Porn Film Festival, FRANCE

Festival Independiente De Cine Para Adultos: Madrid, SPAIN

Festival Cinemarges: Bordeaux, FRANCE

Stockholm Queer Film Festival, SWEDEN

Pornotopia:, Albuquerque, NM

TLA VIDEO ON DEMAND: www.tlavideo.com/gay-dog-eat-dog/p-310794-22

 

 

HOWIE-2006

Roze Film Dagen 2006: Amsterdam, HOLLAND  WINNER: BEST MALE SHORT

London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, National Film Theatre-SOUTH BANK UK

TEK Festival, Rome  ITALY

Fire Island Film & Video Festival, Cherry Grove  NY

OUTraegousfilmfestival 07, Santa Barbara  CA

Pornotopia:, Albuquerque, NM

VIDEOQUEER 2009, Florence, ITALY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

 

 

A Visit With The Eggman- 2006

“The Studio Visit” EXIT ART, New York City

 

 

F/F-2007

CINEKINK 2008; Anthology Film Archives, NYC:

CINEKINK SF: Yerba Buena Arts Center, San Francisco,  CA

TEK Festival, Trevi Cinema, Rome.  ITALY

Queer Lisboa 12: Lisbon,  PORTUGAL

aGLIFF Austin Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, TX

21st MIX Festival 2008 NYC

3rd  Pornfilmfestival Berlin,  GERMANY

Paris Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, FRANCE

Bandits-Mages Festival Internationale

OUT on Film Weekend: Atlanta, GA

Entzaubert: Berlin, GERMANY

7th Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival: Albuquerque, NM

Queer Zagreb: CROATIA

The Nomadic Video Library at Théo: St Gilles, BRUSSELS

 

 

AIDS CONFERENCE COCKSUCKERS-2009

CINEKINK 2009; Anthology Film Archives, NYC

TEK Festival 09: Rome, ITALY

TLV Fest: Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

“Channel Clublum” @ “TAINTED LOVE:” LaMama LaGalleria, NYC

OUTFEST Platinum @ CalArts Redcat: Disney Concert Hall, LA  CA

ENTZAUBERT, Berlin, GERMANY

24th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, UK

4. Porn FilmFestival Berlin, GERMANY

Cheries-Cheris  15e Festival de films gays lesbians trans deParis, FRANCE

Festival MIX Brasil, Sao Paulo/Rio/Brasilia BRASIL

MIX 22: NYC Queer Film Festival 2010

Bangalore Queer Film Fest 10, INDIA

MIX Mexico! Cineteca Nacionale, Mexico City MEXICO

Queer Zagreb: CROATIA

Xtremedous-Queer City Cinema: Regina, Saskatchewan  CANADA

21st Hamburg International Queer Film Festival, GERMANY

Ljubljana Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, SLOVENIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________SCREENINGS continued:

 

 

 

The Voyage of The HMS Bounty- 1971/2009

“MUTINEERS” Book Club Burlesque: SS Lilac, NYC

 

NOV 09-2009

"FRAMING AIDS"  The Queens Museum of Art, NYC

 

 

LLOYD BLANKFEIN MUST DIE-2010

Cinekink 2010: Anthology Film Archives, NYC

REMOVED From Program: 24th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

TEK Festival 2010: Rome, ITALY

Xtremedous-Queer City Cinema: Regina, Saskatchewan  CANADA

Paris Porn Film Fest 2: Paris, FRANCE

ENTZAUBERT: Berlin, GERMANY

Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s Queer X: Albuquerque, NM

The Barcelona International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, SPAIN

5. Berlin Porn Film Fest, GERMANY

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, WA

image+nation: Montreal, CANADA

MIX 23: NYC

24. Stuttgarter FilmWinter 2011, GERMANY

Seattle Erotic Art Festival, OR

QUEER SICILIA filmfest, International Short Competition: Palermo, SICILY

Exhibición Internacional de Cine y Video Experimental 2011: Saltillo, MEXICO

Pop Porn 2012: Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

"Bound Together" Anarchist Studies Network Conference 2.0-

Loughborough University, UK

“Happiness Is A Warm Projector” 9th International Berlin Directors Lounge, GERMANY

 

 

THE CULTURE WAR IS A DIVERSION FROM ECONOMIC POLICY INSURING PLUTOCRACY-2011

CINEKINK 2011: Anthology Film Archives-NYC

CINEKINK-Las Vegas: NV

Entzaubert: Berlin, GERMANY

CINEKINK-Los Angeles: CA

la Longue Nuit du Court: Nantes, FRANCE

CINEKINK-Chicago: Leather Archives & Museum, IL

MIX-24: NYC

QuORUM Forum & MIX: "The Personal Is Revolutionary" NYC

 

 

 

_____________________________________________­_____SCREENINGS: finalized

 

 

LAST KISS-2012

Cinekink 2012: Anthology Film Archives, NYC

26th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, UK

Experiments In Cinema 7.6: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

PinkApple Film Festival: Zurich, SWITZERLAND

Indie Boots Film Festival: Chicago, IL

SICILIAQUEER film festival: Palermo, ITALY--WINNER: Best Low-Budget Short

Queer City Cinema: Regina, Saskatchewan-CANADA

TLV Fest: Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

MIX Milano: ITALY

CNKY Scene Festival, Cincinnati, OH

entzaubert: Berlin, GERMANY

"INFARED" @ Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, WA

Indie Boots Pride Films & Plays' Gay Film Weekend: Chicago, IL

MIX Copenhagen, DENMARK

VIDEOQueer @ Florence Queer Festival, ITALY

Reel Love Film Festival: Madison, WI

QUEERSICHT: Bern, SWITZERLAND

MEZIPATRA: Prague/Brno, Czech Republic

MIX NYC

26th Stuttarter FilmWinter, GERMANY

Out In The Desert: Tucson, AZ

ZINEGOAK: Bilbao, SPAIN

 

 

TOM’s Gift- 2013

Co-directed with Todd Verow

7. Porn FilmFestival: Berlin, GERMANY

27th BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival: UK

TLV Fest: Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

 

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_____________________________________________________BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

 

"Party Poison"

Article

DUST: Issue #3 SCARS

 

"Belgian Blocks"

Short "Choose Your Own Adventure" Story

YEAR: 2012

 

 

 

 

________________________________________ GALLERY PUBLICATIONS

 

 

LITTLE JOE #4

A magazine about queers and cinema, mostly

“Charles Lum-Gentleman of the Id” by Helen DeWitt

Edited by Sam Ashby- Launch: Tate Modern, January 2013

http://littlejoemagazine.bigcartel.com/product/little-joe-no-4

 

 

"Tainted Love"

Gallery Catalog: 6/2009

black: n, adj.”

Photo

 

Also:

"Mercy (for Charlie Lum)"

By Gregg Bordowitz

Poem

http://www.thebody.com/visualaids/current/tainted_love.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________REVIEW & ANALYSIS

 

 

LITTLE JOE #4

A magazine about queers and cinema, mostly

“Charles Lum-Gentleman of the Id” by Helen DeWitt

Edited by Sam Ashby- Launch: Tate Modern, January 2013

http://littlejoemagazine.bigcartel.com/product/little-joe-no-4

 

ARTFORUM

"Transformers Two" by Travis Jeppesen

online review of 2012 London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

http://artforum.com/film/id=30701

 

A&U Magazine

January 2010: Issue 183

Gallery: Sex-Positive Artist Charles Lum

Mixes Pixels, Pleasure and Politics in His Short Films.

"Rethink Everything" by Chip Alfred

Artist Profile

 

Reframing Bodies: AIDS, Bearing Witness, and the Queer Moving Image

By Roger Hallas

Duke University Press 2009

Chapter One: Historical Trauma and the Performance of Talking Heads

Pgs 35-37, Video Still: "Overdue Conversation"

http://books.google.com/books?id=6yxSpHS2JWAC&pg=PA35&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=4#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

NEW YORK TIMES

"Tainted Love" review by Holland Cotter

Published: June 18, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/19/arts/design/19gall.html?_r=4&sq=tained%20love%20review&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all

 

SCOPE

Online Journal of Film & TV Studies

Department of Culture, Film & Media: University of Nottingham

Chapter in eBook: Edited by Iain Robert Smith

Cultural Borrowings: Appropriation, Reworking, Transformation.

"Queering the Cult of Carrie: Appropriations of a Horror Icon in

Charles Lum's Indelible"

by Darren Elliott, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

http://www.scope.nottingham.ac.uk/cultborr/chapter.php?id=12

 

 

 

________________________________GALLERY SHOWS/SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/ARTIST TALKS:

 

Pop porn! Pornographies et post-pornographies contemporaines:

"Pornos bareback: Représentations du risqué."    6/14/10

Charles Lum & Sharif Mowlabocus (Université de Sussex)

L'Ecole des Etudes Haute en Social Sciences: Paris, FRANCE

 

Channel ClublumVideo Kiosk programmed by Gregg Bordowitz

“TAINTED LOVE” curated by Virginia Solomon & Steve Lam

LaMama LaGalleria, New York

Sponsored by: Visual AIDS

 

REALCORE-the digital porno revolution by Sergio Messina

Discussion with Barbara DeGenevieve and Charles Lum: 3/2009

BRIDGE Art Fair  NewYork 09

Sponsored by: The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

 

“Short Films about Health & the Queer Filmmakers who Made Them”

Screening and Discussion with four Filmmakers: 3/2007

2007 National LGBTI Health Summit: Philadelphia PA

Programmed by: Third Trees/Arts Programming

 

”Screening HIV- Film/Video Considering HIV and the AIDS Epidemic

Screening and Discussion with Charles Lum & John Greyson: 7/2006

Presented by: CBC-Canada and The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto  CANADA

Curated by: Visual AIDS

 

clublum Class” Screening and Artist’s Talk: 3/2006

Women’s and Gender Studies Programme

University of the Western Cape, Bellville-SOUTH AFRICA

Sponsored by: “Out In Africa”

 

“Sex, Art & Disclosure Law” Screening and Discussion: 1/2006

The New York Association of the Bar, NYC

Sponsored by: AIDS Committee of the NYC Association of the Bar

 

“Menace To Propriety” Artists Talk and Screening: 8/2005

University of Rochester, Gowan Room

Sponsored by: Rochester Pride Group/Spectrum Graduate Group

 

Filmmakers Forum--Genre: The AIDS Film

Panel Discussion-The New Yorker Hotel:  6/2005

Programmed by: NEWFEST-17th LGBT Film Festival, NYC

 

“SEX; do you just LIE there?”  Screening & Panel Discussion: 5/2005

Fairy Tales Film Festival: Calgary, Alberta  CANADA

Sponsored by: GLSCA