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Juicy D. Light with Julie Wyman
Not So Tiny Dancer: Thoughts Behind the Fat Flash Mob

Art Annex, Room 107

In collaboration with the Campus Community Book Project, featuring Janet Mock’s Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, artist Juicy D. Light will present “Not So Tiny Dancer: Thoughts behind the Fat Flash Mob.” Preceding this talk will be a film screening of FatMob (2016, 15 min.) directed by Julie Wyman, Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies.

Juicy D. Light is the founder and artistic director of Rubenesque Burlesque. She has led her troupe to the Edmonton Burlesque Festival, the Toronto Burlesque Festival, Alternatease (winners: Top Banana), the Hollywood Burlesque Festival (winners: Most Comedic and Best Troupe), and at the Burlesque Hall of Fame. As a soloist Juicy has performed at That’s F**ked Up! in Seattle, WA and Fierce! Queer Burlesque Festival in Columbus, OH. She is the MC of Debauchery at The White Horse in Berkeley and the Producer and MC of First Friday Follies in Oakland, CA.

Julie Wyman produced and directed the short documentary FatMob: the Documentary which was released June 2016. In 2012, she directed and produced STRONG! a 75 minute documentary investigating the cultural and media constructions of health, weight, gender and body image.

The screening takes place in Art Annex, Room 107, and is free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Departments of Art and Art History and Cinema and Digital Media, the Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies Program, and the Davis Humanities Institute.

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