A Queer on Camp – Episode 11 – “Life isn’t stylish, neither is nature”
February 28, 2020
On this episode, we ground ourselves with Lily Tomlin, experience Miss Mariah Carey’s PIPES HONEY, talk like Shuga Cane, get Stupid, Luv with Sophie Edwards of Choose Life and Radioheads fame; discussing her hair reigeme and much, much more; through the guise of Susan Sontag’s Notes on Camp.
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Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay – Notes on ‘Camp’ (https://bit.ly/2qQVEm1) – was the basis for the 2019 Met Gala (and subsequent exhibition, both titled ‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’). The essay goes through the various ways in which Sontag interprets ‘camp’, where it comes from, how it can be seen and how it is reproduced. Each ‘episode’ will be based around the note to which it corresponds and topical, queer pop culture