—of orifices and afterhours,
*img c. 1980 The Hole Liquor Leather Afterhours. San Diego, CA
The bricklayer shall lay me: he shall tap me into place with the handle of his trowel; and to him I will the word which with my mips I have not spoken.
—#EdwardCarpenter, 1905 TD
, we are all simultaneously workers and wanters—born of labouring bodies and desiring bodies— . . . the intimate metamorphosis of the skin craftsmanship
(male intimacy and its codes of enactment)
*img c 1938-9 Anonymous, #JacobEpstein Jacob and the Angel (unfinished)
athletics vs. aesthetics;
—the virile powers of superb manhood.
*img 2009 #BenCuevas Jockstrap (knit wool, performance)
, among the fruits of physical training. The 'nude' both as cultural myth and embodiment of physical perfection proposed a moral transformation of the male body, one transcendent from its pathetic, crude 'naked' state, seemingly absolving it from any nefarious associations.
*img c 1901 Strongman
Em constitueixo en el procés de 'posar': i prompte em faig un altre cos, em transformo per endavant en una imatge. Una transformació activa: flairo que la fotografia crea el meu cos, . . . o el mortifica,
The interior space of the hammam enabled a performance of masculinity to be at once codified, acted upon and sensualized, yet it offered the constant and precarious potential for the subversion of the body's public use.
'queer realism,' . . . 'realness’ '. . . Or, all those things that we homos have to do when we’re not committing sodomy.
Do Gay Be Crimes,
#AdamFales thoughts and words on #ChristopherChitty Sexual Hegemony: brilliant!
*img 1979 #WilliamBetsch Hammam Moulay Idriss. Fez
homo faggotries & undercommons—sodomies, Lo Gai Saber, espellar Mascle, i + —digging heritage—a visual essay (18+)—Recombination is also our task,
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