Bruce LaBruce, Jonathan Johnson

C A S S T L Presents Bruce LaBruce & Jonathan Johnson: FIXATIONS

CASSTL is proud to present FIXATIONS, an exhibition by Bruce LaBruce with works by Jonathan Johnson and all the collaborations between both artists.

Bruce LaBruce is a filmmaker, photographer, writer, and artist based in Toronto but working internationally. Along with numerous short films and music videos, he has written and directed fourteen feature films, including Gerontophilia, which won the Grand Prix at the Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal in 2012, and Pierrot Lunaire, which one a Teddy Special Jury Prize at the Berlinale in 2014. His feature film L.A. Zombie (2010) was notably banned in Australia. His latest movie, Saint-Narcisse, was named one of the top ten films of 2021 by John Waters in Artforum. His new porn feature, The Affairs of Lidia, from Erika Lust Films, was released in 2022.LaBruce has directed a number of music videos, two of which won him MuchMusic Video Awards in Canada, and recently won Best Gay Director and Best Gay Film at the internationally recognized XBIZ porn awards for his film Fleapit.

Jonathan Johnson was born in southern Germany, he began training as a goldsmith in the jewelry industry at the age of 20. He worked for Otto Jakob for 4 years then got his master's degree and went into business for himself.

For the occaion of the opening of FIXATIONS, C A S S T L joins forces with DE CINEMA and DE NOR.

Tuesday, August 9, 19:00, double bill
De Cinema will present a double bill showing No Skin of my Ass (1991) and Saint-Narcisus (2020), Bruce LaBruce will join for a talk.

Saturday, August 13, doors at 20:00
The party ALLE QUEERS IN DE NOR at De Nor (with DJ’s Bruce LaBruce, Jonathan Johnson & Stéphane Schraenen, and Daniël de Botanicus) will be the apotheosis of a week of Bruce LaBruce in Antwerp.

Artists: Bruce LaBruce, Jonathan Johnson