Critical Writing Index

Redistributing Life Chances: The Fantastical Homotopias of Chris Vargas

by Lucas Crawford

No More Potlucks, Jan. 2011, no. 13

In this interview, filmmaker Chris Vargas talks about his film and video work. Vargas talks about the process of creating his work, and how it comments on the representation of transgender people in the mainstream media as well as queer politics. Vargas also discusses how some of his work has intended to expose how many non-affluent LGBT people still face injustices, especially how transgender people are targeted by the police.

ITEM 2011.050 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Extraordinary PregnanciesChris Vargas

Have You Ever Seen a Transsexual Before?Chris Vargas

Criminal QueersChris Vargas

Criminal QueersEric Stanley

Falling in Love with Chris and GregChris Vargas

HomotopiaChris Vargas

HomotopiaEric Stanley

Falling in Love with Chris and GregGreg Youmans