Compilation of information on David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly excerpt featuring Diamanda Galás’s The Law of the Plague (from Plague Mass)

April 23, 2011

Filed under: World News, Writings


Censored, Censured, but Never Forgotten: Rescuing the Legacy of a Controversial New York Artist
by Pia Catton, for the Wall Street Journal

Statement On David’s Short Version of “A Fire In My Belly”
by David Wojnarowicz Co-Filmaker and Collaborator Marion Scemama, Paris

Ant Rap
by Tony Phillips, for OUT Magazine

Statement on A Fire In My Belly’s removal from the National Portrait Gallery
by Diamanda Galás

Wojnarowicz’s Apostasy (The best piece Diamanda believes has been written in the media on Wojanorwicz’s legacy.)
by James Romberger

“X-Ray of Civilization”: David Wojnarowicz and the Politics of Representation
by Leon Hilton

Warhol Foundation threatens to cut funding over ‘Fire in My Belly’ fiasco
by Robyn Chelsea-Seifert

“Hide/Seek” Flap: “Silence = Death” (but so does intemperate rhetoric)
by Lee Rosenbaum

PPOW gallery press release in response to removal of David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly” from Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery’s exhibition

New Museum press release regarding the exhibition of A Fire in My Belly