CP interviews Zürich arts curator, networker, and contexualizer, Marc Streit, for the (X)change micro-festival

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

CP: Marc, in one sentence,what is your story? MS: I have a passion for contemporary dance and performance, based in Zurich, loving San Francisco and having a queer mindset! CP: What was the genesis of Zürich Moves? Where did the inspiration to create the festival come from? MS: I wanted to create a platform for […]


Kindred Mirror- Surprising Spirit–On Sam Steward and Homo File

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

When I saw my college art instructor Seth Eisen at the Homo File Salon, his greeting was warm and sincere in his thanks for my support. Nevertheless his genuine warmth couldn’t hide some genuine curiosity as to my presence. He asked me to come up with a few words as to what Sam Steward’s significance […]


Queer Tattoo History and my visit to Modern Electric

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Sam Steward’s fascinating life as a shapeshifter linked many disparate worlds: literature, sexual research, academia and tattoo art.  For this iteration of Homo File I’ve taken a dive into researching Steward’s life as a tattoo artist. In this world he went by the name Phil Sparrow. I recently read his fascinating and really well written […]


Rehearsing for Homo File

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Here are a few pics of our cast working on Homo File in rehearsal. Ned Brauer and Michael Soldier rehearsing for the Dr. Kinsey and Sam Steward scene at Kinetic Arts center. Ned and Michael working with the amazing Emily Park at Kinetic Arts. See more on our little promo video of the show here: […]


Why do May Day artists love CounterPULSE?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011