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Ivonne Sciò, photo by Allucinazione

Ivonne Sciò, photo by Allucinazione

A tale paying homage to one relevant persona of fashion photography, Roxanne Lowit, who depicted culture, subcultures for three decades, giving rise to a new way to work as photographer, giving rise to a kind of reportage which turns into an artwork. That and much more as the tales by Giambattista Valli, David LaChapelle, Giorgio Armani, Jeremy Scott, Julian Schnabel, Pat Cleveland, Amanda Lepore and Heidi Klum is embodied into “Roxanne Lowit Magic Moment”, the documentary film, bright work which marks the debut of the actress Yvonne Sciò as director and producer and was recently screened during the latest edition of Altaroma, a smashing event under the sign of fashion culture.

ALTAROMA: LA PROIEZIONE DI “ROXANNE LOWIT MAGIC MOMENTS” DI YVONNE SCIÓ

Un racconto che rende omaggio a un emblematico personaggio della fotografia di moda, Roxanne Lowit, che ha immortalato la cultura e le subculture per tre decadi, dando vita a un nuovo modo di fare fotografia che si trasforma in un’ opera d’ arte. Questo e molto di più come le testimonianze di Giambattista Valli, David LaChapelle, Giorgio Armani, Jeremy Scott, Julian Schnabel, Pat Cleveland, Amanda Lepore ed Heidi Klum e racchiuso in “Roxanne Lowit Magic Moment”, la pellicola documentaristica, brillante lavoro che segna il debutto dell’ attrice Yvonne Sciò nelle vesti di regista e produttrice ed è stato recentemente proiettato in occasione dell’ ultima edizione di Altaroma, un formidabile evento all’ insegna della cultura della moda.

Ivonne Sciò, photo by Allucinazione

Ivonne Sciò, photo by Allucinazione

 

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Michael Alig on FBF

Michael Alig on FBF

 

It will happen tomorrow, on 5th May 2014: the  celebrated party promoter Michael Alig – founder of Club kids, New York clubbing personas during the Nineties, a circle of artists as Leigh Bowery, James St. James and Amanda Lepore, of whose story was told by “Party Monster”, the movie by Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, featuring Seth Green, Macaulay Culkin and Chloe Sevigny – will be again free, tomorrow will be released on parole after having spent 17 years in jail, due the murderer of Andre “Angel” Melendez. I am pleased to share with you dear FBFers an interview he gave me years ago while he was still in jail, talking about his idea of beauty, glamour and fabulosity.

MICHAEL ALIG STA PER ESSERE NUOVAMENTE LIBERO

Michael Alig

Michael Alig

Accadrà domani, il 5 maggio 2014: il celebre party promoter Michael Alig – fondatore dei Club kids, personaggi della vita dei locali notturni di New York durante gli anni Novanta, una cerchia di artisti quali Leigh Bowery, James St. James e Amanda Lepore, la cui storia è stata raccontata da “Party Monster”, il film di Randy Barbato e Fenton Bailey con Seth Green, Macaulay Culkin e Chloe Sevigny – sarà nuovamente libero, domani sarà rilasciato sulla parola dopo aver passato 17 anni in prigione per l’ omicidio di Andre “Angel” Melendez. Mi rallegra condividere con voi, cari FBFers, un’ intervista che mi ha rilasciato anni fa, quando era ancora in prigione che parla della sua idea di bellezza, glamour e favolosità.

Amanda Lepore, photo by  Pieter Henket

Amanda Lepore, photo by Pieter Henket

The iconic artist Amanda Lepore will be perform in New York at the renowned Soho Grand Hotel, an event ideated by the brilliant and charming Susanne Bartsch which will be held tonight from the 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. A not to be missed happening to enjoy Amanda and have a marvelous evening under the sign of music and fun.

AMANDA LEPORE A NEW YORK AL SOHO GRAND HOTEL

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L’ iconica artista Amanda Lepore si esibirà a New York presso il rinomato Soho Grand Hotel, un evento ideato dalla brillante e affascinante Susanne Bartsch che si terrà stasera dalle 21:00 all’ 1:00. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare Amanda e trascorrere una meravigliosa serata all’ insegna di musica e divertimento.

Susanne Bartsch, photo courtesy of Susanne Bartsch

Susanne Bartsch, photo courtesy of Susanne Bartsch

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Dirty Martini on the cover of Gazelland, the Love issue, Spring 2013

Dirty Martini on the cover of Gazelland, the Love issue, Spring 2013

It will be celebrated with a party in New York at the Vandam, event ideated by Susanne Bartsch, Kenny Kenny and Gazelle, the release of Gazelland (quarterly underground magazine created by the brilliant Gazelle Paulo, which is beyond gender, focused on art, fashion in its most avant-garde suggestions inside out the club scene for which I very glad of writing about the idea of beauty), the Love Issue. Here it will be feature the music of DJ Johnny Dynell along with Johnny Lux, Will Automagic and Brian Gately, the show by AB Soto and artists as Amanda Lepore, Dominique & Matthew Camp, Jeanise Piggy, Calli Bunny Huggums and Leo Gugu. A not to be missed happening to enjoy wonders, art and fun in New York.

I NEW YORK VANDAM SUNDAYS CELEBRANO GAZELLAND MAGAZINE, LA LOVE ISSUE

Sarà festeggiata con un party a New York presso il Vandam, evento ideato da Susanne Bartsch, Kenny Kenny e Gazelle, la pubblicazione di Gazelland (magazine trimestrale underground creato dal brillante Gazelle Paulo che è oltre il gender, incentrato su arte, moda e costume nelle sue più avveniristiche suggestioni dentro e fuori la scena dei locali notturni, per il quale ho scritto sull’ idea di bellezza), la Love Issue. Ivi sarà protagonista la musica del DJ Johnny Dynell unitamente a Johnny Lux, Will Automagic and Brian Gately, lo spettacolo di AB Soto ed artisti quali Amanda Lepore, Dominique & Matthew Camp, Jeanise Piggy, Calli Bunny Huggums e Leo Gugu. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare meraviglie, arte e divertimento a New York.

Gazelle, photo by Philip Gutman

Gazelle, photo by Philip Gutman

Patrick McDonald, the dandy of New York,  featuring in the Gazelland cover issue

Patrick McDonald, the dandy of New York, featuring in the Gazelland cover issue

Nunzia Garoffolo, photo by Gazelle accompanying the  piece "B is for Beauty" included in Gazelland magazine

Nunzia Garoffolo, photo by Gazelle accompanying the piece “B is for Beauty” included in Gazelland magazine

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Patricia Field, photo by Lo Gan


It has released “The little house that could”, the documentary created by Mars Roberge and shot by Bob Lesser about the House of Field, the infamous factory of New York costume designer Patricia Field, which successfully makes concrete a genuine cultural circuit for the creatives. Irreverence, irony, fashion, freedom and fun are the main features along iconic personas of New York downtown as Die J Mars, Andre J, Amanda Lepore, Richie Rich, Johnny Dynnell, Kenny Scharf, the charming New York’s dandy Patrick McDonald, Lady Bunny and many others. A not to be missed film to discover and enjoy a smashing creativity of Patricia Field, her bohemian family of creatives and the vibrant suggestions of a city and its culture.

“THE LITTLE HOUSE THAT COULD”, UN DOCUMENTARIO SU PATRICIA FIELD

É stato pubblicato “The little house that could”, il documentario creato da Mars Roberge e diretto da Bob Lesser sulla House of Field, la celeberrima factory della costumista newyorkese Patricia Field che felicemente concretizza un autentico circuito culturale per i creativi. Irriverenza, ironia, moda, libertà e divertimento sono i principali protagonisti della pellicola unitamente a iconici personaggi della downtown newyorkese quali Die J Mars, Andre J, Amanda Lepore, Richie Rich, Johnny Dynnell, Kenny Scharf, l’ affascinante dandy di New York Patrick McDonald, Lady Bunny e molti altri. Un film imperdibile per scoprire e apprezzare la formidabile creatività di Patricia Field, la sua famiglia bohemièn di creativi e le vibranti suggestioni di una città e la sua cultura.

www.patriciafield.com

 

Susanne Bartsch

Dear Fbfers, who live in Usa and in New York, I really wish everything is fine with you and Sandy soon fades away in order to enjoy a feast, Halloween and the parties that will be held to celebrate it as “Clubworld Halloween, dance until the deathwhich will be held on 31st October 2012 in New York at the Copacabana club. The event, created by the iconic Susanne Bartsch in collaboration with Adidas, will be hosted by David and Marco Ovando and will feature Amanda Lepore along with smashing artists – Muffinhead, Darrell Thorne, Rachel Singer, Jordan Fox, Adam Van Buren, Gage Oftheboones, Hector, Kindra Kerfuffle, Laura Leruffle, Jeanise, Piggy, Calli Bunny Huggums and enSubtitles – and the music of DJs Johnny Dynnell, Michael Maghan and Will Automagic. A not to be missed happening to enjoy music, the downtown art scene and fun in New York.

This event won’t be held due to the Sandy Hurricane as it has said today by the party-promoter Susanne Bartsch  who is one of ones who haven’t internet, power and water due to the hurricane.

“CLUBWORLD HALLOWEEN, DANCE UNTIL THE DEATH”AL COPACABANA DI NEW YORK DI SUSANNE BARTSCH

Cari Fbfers che vivono negli Stati Uniti e a New York, spero vivamente che stiate bene e che Sandy presto sparisca per godervi una festività, Halloween ed i parties che si terranno per festeggiarla quali “Clubworld Halloween, dance until the deathche si terrà il 31 ottobre 2012 a New York al club Copacabana. L’ evento, creato dall’ iconica Susanne Bartsch in collaborazione with Adidas, sarà presentato da Davis e Marco Ovando ed avrà quali protagonisti Amanda Lepore unitamente a formidabili artisti – Muffinhead, Darrell Thorne, Rachel Singer, Jordan Fox, Adam Van Buren, Gage Oftheboones, Hector, Kindra Kerfuffle, Laura Leruffle, Jeanise, Piggy, Calli Bunny Huggums and enSubtitles – unitamente alla musica dei DJ Johnny Dynnell, Michael Maghan e Will Automagic. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare musica, la scena artistica della downtown e il divertimento a New York.

L’ evento annunciato non si terrà a causa  dell’ uragano Sandy come ha dichiarato stamani la party-promoter Susanne Bartsch che è una di coloro che sono privi di connessione internet, energia elettrica e acqua a causa dell’ uragano.

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It will be held on 1st April 2012 in New York at the Green House, the music video premiere of “This bitch is alive” by the DJS Will Automagic and Nita Aviance as The Carry Nation, featuring Viva Ruiz, event organized by the iconic Susanne Bartsch and Kenny Kenny, including the sounds by DJ Johnny Dynell, the live performance by Bourgeois & Maurice along with other smashing artists as Amanda Lepore, Jordan Fox, Geronimo, Epiphany Get Paid, Leo Geaux, Ladyfag, Jeanis Piggy & Calli Bunny Huggums, Jordon & Viva Ruiz, Will Automagic and Nita Aviance. A not to be missed happening to enjoy music and fun in New York.

LA PREMIERE DI“THIS BITCH IS ALIVE” VIDEO DI THE CARRY NATION FT. VIVA RUIZ AL GREEN HOUSE DI NEW YORK

Si terrà il 1 aprile 2012 a New York presso il Green House, la premiere del video “This bitch is alive” dei DJS Will Automagic e Nita Aviance nelle vesti di The Carry Nation con Viva Ruiz, evento organizzato dall’ iconica Susanne Bartsch e Kenny Kenny che includerà le sonorità del DJ Johnny Dynell, l’ esibizione dal vivo di Bourgeois & Maurice unitamente ad altri formidabili artisti quali Amanda Lepore, Jordan Fox, Geronimo, Epiphany Get Paid, Leo Geaux, Ladyfag, Jeanis Piggy & Calli Bunny Huggums, Jordon & Viva Ruiz, Will Automagic e Nita Aviance. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare la musica ed il divertimento a New York.

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Susanne Bartsch

The iconic Susanne Bartsch along with Desi Monster, Kayon Zand, Jeremy Kost, Theodora and Amanda Lepore organized “Bloody Mary Bordello on Top”, a smashing Halloween night which will be held on 31st October 2011 in New York at Le Bain of Standard Hotel, featuring bright artists as Anna Evans, Darian Darling, Rachel Singer, Calli, Jeanise Johanna Constantine, Renee Masoomian, Kindra Kerfuffle & Laura Leruffle, Jessica Love, Muffin, Darryl Thorne, Dylan Monroe, Jordon, Clifton, One Half-Nelson, Charley Brown, Jordon Fox, Zand Collective, Űberhaus & Bleading Beauties and the music by Johnny Dynell, Will Automagic, Michael Magnan and Alex from Tokyo. A not to be missed event to enjoy Halloween in New York.

HALLOWEEN A NEW YORK: “BLOODY MARY BORDELLO ON TOP” A LE BAIN

 

L’iconica Susanne Bartsch unitamente a Desi Monster, Kayon Zand, Jeremy Kost, Theodora ed Amanda Lepore ha organizzato “Bloody Mary Bordello on Top”, una formidabile serata di Halloween che si terrà il 31ottobre 2011 a New York presso Le Bain dello Standard Hotel di cui saranno protagonisti brillanti artisti quali Anna Evans, Darian Darling, Rachel Singer, Calli, Jeanise Johanna Constantine, Renee Masoomian, Kindra Kerfuffle & Laura Leruffle, Jessica Love, Muffin, Darryl Thorne, Dylan Monroe, Jordon, Clifton, One Half-Nelson, Charley Brown, Jordon Fox, Zand Collective, Űberhaus & Bleading Beauties e la musica di Johnny Dynell, Will Automagic, Michael Magnan ed Alex from Tokyo. Un evento imperdibile per apprezzare Halloween a New York.

 

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Amanda Lepore’s Big Top, an event which will be held on 4th August 2010 in New York at Carnival -organized by the iconic Kenny Kenny and Joey Israel along with the designer Patricia Field, Mao PR, Roxanne Lowit and Susanne Bartsch – and will pay homage to Larissa, emblematic persona of downtown New York art scene since the Eighties. A style icon and smashing coats designer – of whose creations, loved by artists as Miles Davis, featured in a retrospective show at New York Metropolitan Museum – who has been the muse of the genius designer Thierry Mugler – featured also in the video “Too funky” by George Michael he directed  – and part of Andy Warhol’s factory.“A pioneer of many styles” – as she asserted – “much, too early to be recognized now” who created much time before the Belgian deconstructionist dresses with the seams inside out. A not to be missed evening celebrating her fashion and style which will host  a benefit from 9 to 12 pm and later the performances of artists as Joey Arias, Amanda Lepore, Boywonder, Lady Fag and Jun Nakayama, Marco Ovando, music by Cazwell & Paisley Dalton and dj-set by Dj Willautomagic.

“AMANDA’S LEPORE BIG TOP” AL CARNIVAL CELEBRA LARISSA, LA COCO CHANEL DEL ROCK’N ROLL

“Amanda Lepore’s Big Top”, un evento che si terrà il 4 agosto 2010 a New York presso il Carnival  – organizzato dall’iconico Kenny Kenny e Joey Israel al unitamente alla designer Patricia Field, Mao PR, Roxanne Lowit e Susanne Bartsch -, rendendo omaggio a  Larissa, personaggio emblematico della scena artistica della downtown newyorkese a partire dagli anni Ottanta. Una icona di stile e formidabile designer di cappotti – le cui creazioni, amate da artisti quali Miles Davis, sono state incluse in una retrospettiva al Metropolitan Museum – che è stata la musa del geniale designer Thierry Mugler – apparsa anche nel video da lui diretto“Too funky” di George Michael – ed ha fatto parte della factory di Andy Warhol.“Una pioniera di diversi stili” – come ella affermava – “molto, troppo in anticipo per essere riconosciuta adesso” che ha creato molto tempo prima del decostruzionismo belga abiti con le cuciture esterne ed interne. Una serata imperdibile che celebra la sua moda ed il suo stile che  ospiterà dalle 21:00 alle 24:00 una raccolta di beneficenza e successivamente le esibizioni di artisti quali Joey Arias, Amanda Lepore, Boywonder, Lady Fag, Jun Nakayama, Marco Ovando, le musiche di Cazwell & Paisley Dalton ed il dj-set Dj Willautomagic.

http://carnivalnyc.com

 

The iconic party-promoter, photographer Kenny Kenny and Joey Israel created “Big Top”, a weekly party opening in New York at Carnival on april 28th 2010 with a night – hosted by Ladyfag, Muffinhead, Paul Cupo and Malik So Chic, dressed up with music by Cazwell, DJ Will Automagic, Paisley Dalton and performance by Ms. Tickle – featuring Amanda Lepore, celebrated singer, performer, model and muse of the photographer David Lachapelle. A not to be missed happening under the sign of glamour and fun!

BIG TOP, UNA NOTTE DI GLAMOUR E DIVERTIMENTO A NEW YORK A CURA DI KENNY KENNY E JOEY ISREAEL

Amanda Lepore and Kenny Kenny, photo Pieter Henket

L’ iconico party-promoter, fotografo Kenny Kenny e Joey Israel hanno creato “Big Top”, un party settimanale che inaugura a New York presso il Carnival on april 28th 201 con una serata – presentata da Ladyfag, Muffinhead, Paul Cupo e Malik So Chic, condita dalla musica di Cazwell, DJ Will Automagic, Paisley Dalton e l’esibizione Ms. Tickle – di cui sarà protagonista Amanda Lepore, celebre cantante, performer, modella e musa del fotografo David Lachapellle. Un evento imperdibile all’insegna del glamour e divertimento!

http://carnivalnyc.com