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Jan 17, 2020

Artist Michelle Handelman uses video, live performance and photography to make confrontational works that explore the sublime in its various forms of excess and nothingness. Her background is a study in opposites – raised during the late 60s/early 70s, Michelle split her time between Chicago, where her mother was a...

Jan 11, 2020

For the past four decades, artist Marilyn Minter has made paintings that explore the complex and contradictory emotions around beauty and the feminine body in American culture. Minter's work has been featured in numerous group shows, including the 2006 Whitney Biennial. Her work was exhibited at the Carnegie Museum of...

Jan 3, 2020


Richard Kern with Lydia Lunch and Tim Dahl

In the ’80s Richard Kern produced and directed a series of films that are now recognized as the keystone works of the Cinema of Transgression movement.  Notable works include Submit to Me(1985), Thrust In Me(1985) and of course Fingered(1986).

Fingered is directed by Kern and written by Lydia. Lydia plays a phone...

Dec 27, 2019

Many people struggle to find that one thing that they are good at, and that they find nourishing. Carla Rhodes has found at least two fulfilling undertakings.

Carla Rhodes, Lydia and Tim

Since she was 9 years old, Carla has been a respected and well known ventriloquist. Along with her irritable sidekick Cecil Sinclaire, Carla has performed at The...

Dec 20, 2019

Happy holidays to all the listeners of The Lydian Spin!

This week is Lydia's Christmas Special. Lydia all by herself, playing some of her favorites from her catalog and others. Enjoy!