Behind the Camera for ILFL

Client: I Live For Lucy Promotional Photography / Lyric Video 2016 From EP artwork to website design to inspiring her latest single, my collaborations with British synthpop artist, I Live For Lucy have been anything but predictable. On this occasion I am sharing the results of my work behind the camera: Earlier in the year,…

There Is T in Team

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: LGBTQ+ rights are about more than marriage. Queer people everywhere are still struggling to be allowed fundamental human and civil rights. Thousands of people are victims of hate crimes every year, with hundreds losing their lives simply for being/looking/acting queer. And there is a disturbing upward…

Love Wins

Yesterday the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, making it a legal right nationwide. After decades of litigation and campaigning, the Constitution now guarantees a right to same-sex marriage, which means the number of states where gay marriage is legal rises from 37 to all 50 states. With a 5-to-4 vote, justices…

My CMYK Heart

Over the last few weeks I’ve been giving the final touches to a collection of poems, obsessively working until late at night – often exhausted after one of those long days doing the job that pays the bills – and at the expense of my life – I’ve been rather anti-social. All of the poems…

iliveforlucy.com

Client: I Live For Lucy iliveforlucy.com 2014   The new iliveforlucy.com launched a few months ago. I designed it and ILFL built it. Collaborative effort, y’all! ILFL’s new website to continues the look I developed for her EP, ‘Chasing Corners’.

‘Fingerspelling Lesson’ for Quaint Magazine

Quaint Magazine is a quarterly literary magazine that publishes work by female-identified, genderqueer, and non-binary people. The Quaint team explains why ‘quaint’: c.1200, cointe, “cunning, ingenious; proud,” (…) Later in English, “elaborate, skillfully made” (c.1300); “strange and clever” (mid-14c.). Sense of “old-fashioned but charming” is first attested 1795 (…) In Chaucer’s usage there seems to…

‘Chasing Corners’ Artwork

Client: I Live For Lucy Artwork for ‘Chasing Corners’ EP 2014   I Live For Lucy is a Brighton-based queer musicians. You can listen to ILFL’s first EP, ‘Chasing Corners’ on her SoundCloud. Like what you hear? If so and if you are on Twitter (who isn’t?), why not follow ILFL – you’ve nothing to…

About This Queermo

I am t pomar, a Brighton-based grrrl academic. When not reading queer/feminist theory, this queermo can be found writing; drawing; looking for hidden treasures in second-hand bookstores; fiddling with a microKORG; ranting about this or that; flicking through the latest issues at Dave’s Comics; drinking cheap whiskey in the North Laine district. Not simultaneously… that’d…