Masha Godovannaya

Masha Godovannaya – Only Two Words (2018)

The film is based on two poems – “Holes” and “Bone” ­– by American poet Eileen Myles, the iconic lesbian voice and permanent figure of the poetic New York scene. In the May of 2017, she came to St. Petersburg, Russia, to present a book – the first published Russian translations of her selected poems. The film is a dialog between Eileen and me, post-soviet queer visual artist. It’s an attempt to put different worlds and queer experiences in a cinematic form, borrowing and sharing with each other images, words, voices, affects, memories, encounters, losses, and intensity of lesbian/queer existence… Read More »