Take a guided tour through the glorious and grisly detritus of Kill Joy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted Housefrom October 17 – 30, as this haunted house becomes an immersive art installation. Kill Joy’s Kastle will be open each day from 4 – 8 pm (or by appointment) and groups are welcome, especially the unruly kind. This ground-up, maximalist, not-to-be-missed haunted house—nailed, knit, tie dyed and glued by a coven of dedicated feminists over the course of the past six months—provides a rare glimpse into Allyson Mitchell’s legendary craftivist world-view.
October 17, 7:37:42 pm, The Full Hunter’s Moon arrives, accompanied by a penumbral lunar eclipse. Renowned Cursevoyant The Barreness von Haag (Alex Tigchelaar) invites you for a psychic reading of your menstrual cup and/or used menstrual products. Bring yours in for a detailed evaluation of your romantic, professional and political lesbian feminist future. The Barreness’ special friend Ms. Sheela Na Gig provides cunt fortunes. Worship before this pre-puritanical fertility and sex goddess and behold your destiny in her sacred and profane abyss.
Allyson Mitchell’s Lesbian Hell House is “fearfully” brought to you by the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU). AGYU is a university-affiliated public non-profit contemporary art gallery supported by York University, The Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council, and our membership.