I had stopped painting my nails in the last year because I was tired of having to explain it and deal with bullshit and feel unsafe on the subway or whatever. I love Snoop so much.
Car Trunk, Stevie Hanley, 2013. Mixed media on plastic.
JIM ISERMANN HOUSE, PALM SPRINGS
Some ideas I had for my 30th year are to become a drag queen and also learn how to drive. And then dress up in drag and run people over with my car, and then when people are like, telling me to stop or whatever, or if they get mad that I run them over with my car, I’ll just be like “This is what drag is, it’s extreme, it’s satire, get over it.”
Comme Des Garcons Fall 2014 - Louise Bourgeois Artworks
Alright, look. That guy who’s eaten nothing but pizza for 25 years? That is a hoax. It’s not true. You can’t live like that. You would definitely become very ill and die. That guy did not eat only pizza for 25 years. It’s a stunt. It’s a performance art piece. It’s me in drag. It’s a performance I did. I had my friend take photos and I had someone else write an article about me and then I had other people tell everyone about the article. I just wanted to put that idea out there, into the world: that it’s okay to eat pizza every day and nothing else for 25 years. That it’s possible, that it’s okay. That you can be cute and thin and have a “girlfriend”. I decided it had to be a heterosexual because otherwise the gay thing would kind of overpower the rest of the story. So to keep it more universal, he has a girlfriend. But she’s cool with it! He’s a vegetarian. He stuck to his guns. And he’s fine. Some doctors say he’s not but doctors are crooks. You can’t trust anyone. He’s fine. He does it every day. I just wanted to see, to show you all what that would look like. Was the idea I had.