Download e-book for iPad: 1001 Beds: Performances, Essays, and Travels by Tim Miller

By Tim Miller

ISBN-10: 029921690X

ISBN-13: 9780299216900

    For 1 / 4 century, Tim Miller has labored on the intersection of functionality, politics, and id, utilizing his own stories to create exciting yet pointed explorations of lifestyles as a homosexual American man—from the perils and joys of intercourse and relationships to the struggles of political disenfranchisement and creative censorship. This intimate autobiographical university of Miller's expert and private lifestyles finds one of many celebrated creators of a very important modern paintings shape and a tireless suggest for the yank dream of political equality for all citizens.
    Here we now have the main entire Miller yet—a raucous number of his functionality scripts, essays, interviews, magazine entries, and images, in addition to his newest level piece Us. This quantity brings jointly the private, communal, and nationwide political strands that interweave via his paintings from its beginnings and finally outline Miller's position as a modern artist, activist, and homosexual guy.

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So I took off my shirt and then painted my name on my chest in black Rustoleum and lean and throw my head over as far as I can go and oh oh oh one nice moment there on one leg arms back back somewhere behind my head. You could buy a whole house for fourteen thousand dollars. They even came with one tree in the front yard. I have dreams about lawnmowers. Mowing the front and back yard. Mowing the neighbor’s yard. Mowing across this big nation. Mowing a state at a time. Mowing a nice easy square state like Kansas.

Somehow it came up and we spoke about it a little bit and then started talking about the baby again. I felt real grown up. I was seventeen and the big fat events of the world seemed like next door. I liked Bud and Betsy and was glad they had moved in next to my parents and had had a baby just when I was about to split. A new pair of feet to run up and down the driveway. I left their house and went up to my spot in the hills to watch the fireworks. I felt really old. In 1965 or something, I was a little kid and I went shopping for the groceries with my Dad.

Tongue in groove. year after year. 15  :    there’s a place on this floor over there by that person with the hat or whatever on where I burned a big hole in the floor when i was young or so it seemed in the fall of 1980. i was burning up russian newspapers just me and them crammed in a foot locker in a performance I was doing. it was one of the first performances anyone had ever done here on this floor. i burnt off some of my hair and those burning papers snuck down and took a hunk out of this floor underneath my feet.

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