NEW ARTICLE ABOUT #SERGINA: You're Never Alone With A Mobile Phone: Essay by Magda Tyzlik Carver about #Sergina written following my Remote Intimacy residency & commission at Fabrica Gallery in association with Brighton Digital Festival last year: http://ellyclarke.com/index.php?/news/sergina-by-magda-tyzlik-carver/

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SERGINA AT YO SISSY - 29th July 2017. Assisted and protected by Handsome Boys Armandita and Primilicious, and followed by Camera-Wielding Stephanie Ballentine. Performing with #Sergina was Simona Panache, whose musical talents last summer made #Sergina's Song He Only Wants Me For My Network into the aural delight that it is.

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Photo: Stephanie Ballentine

Multi Cam Edit of thi sperformance coming soon! In the meantime check out the three part (bad wifi) Facebook Livefeed as shot by #HandsomeBoy Primilicious here:

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And her promotional video to promote it:

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SUMMARY: I'm interested in the impact of the digital upon the physical - in terms of the body, objects, sense of self, sense of place, sense of past, present & future. I explore this through photography, music, curatorial, selling and participatory projects and performance - online and offline. Click HERE for a 10 minute video intro of my work by Oona Friedrichs and Julian Beyer.

#Sergina meets Katherine von Bora
In May my mother Anne Boileau and I met in our respective drags and tried to have a conversation about prayer, posing, horse shit and trans historical travel. Work in progress.

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<<<>>> For a month I am collecting people's queer stories/memories/imaginaries to add to an open source map of Camden. Click on the image or HERE for more info.

<<<>>> Culmination of 2 day #Sergina workshop at BOM in Birmingham with three members of Indonesia based Life Patch - 16th May 2017

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<<<>>> Interview and portraits with Elly Clarke and #Sergina by Milica Kolari? at Club Drugstore. Click on the image to view the article in Serbian or HERE in English.

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<<<>>> Physical/Digital 'drawing' commission with interactive Google Map for Love Camden based on 2015 commission Camden Encounters.

William Kennedy with portrait of his great grandmother Cecilia Richmond, daughter of the artist.

TWO MAJOR ONGOING PROJECTS:

1. THE GEORGE RICHMOND PORTRAIT PROJECT

Tracing portraits by my great great great grandfather George Richmond RA (1809-1896) to private homes - and to the same families that commissioned them - in order to photograph both the portraits and their current owners in situ. I am also conducting audio interviews with the people I am meeting, both about the portraits and the people in them. Themes: #Inheritance #Portraiture #VictorianEra #Family #BritishSociety


Instantaneous Culture by Oona Friedrichs and Julian Beyer from Sergina on Vimeo.

2. #SERGINA - online/offline musical drag performances about the negotiation between the physical & digital body, explored via music, video and live performances. #Sergina performs both alone and with other bodies, often simultaneously in different places, linked up over Google Hangout and live broadcast via YouTube - and also music videos. For most of what #Sergina does, collaboration is key. Themes: #Identity #Drag #Simultaneity #OnlineOffline #PhysicalDigital

Find #Sergina's music HERE.