Annie Sprinkle is an internationally known multimedia artist whose art career blossomed in1989 when she began creating and staging solo performance pieces based on her life as a sex worker. Her one woman shows, Post Porn Modernist and Annie Sprinkle’s Herstory of Porn, toured for nine years throughout the US and to 21countries. In 2001 Sprinkle fell in love with artist Beth Stephens. They have done everything together ever since. Their new award winning documentary film, Goodbye Gauley Mountain—An Ecosexual Love Story, is distributed by Kino Lorber. In 2013, Sprinkle was awarded the Artist/Activist/Scholar Award from Performance Studies International, at Stanford, and the Acker Award for Excellence in the Avant Garde. Currently Sprinkle is based in San Francisco and is having a ball pioneering ecosex art, theory, practice and activism. Ecosex switches the metaphor from “Earth as mother” to “Earth as lover.” Sprinkle’s life and work has been deeply influenced by her experiences with LSD, magic mushrooms and many other trance inducing things. Sprinkle and Stephens will head up the first ecosexual contingent in the San Francsico Pride Parade on June 28th, and promote the idea of adding an E to the GLBTQI moniker. All Earth lovers are welcome to join.
Here Come the Ecosexuals! A Walking Tour Performance
With Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle and their scouts
Directed by Joy Brooke Fairfield
1 ½ to 2 hours–Rain or shine!
Meet us at our sparkly blue ‘Pollination Pod’ and we’ll guide you on a wondrous journey around the IONS grounds. The adventure begins with Ecosex Orientation, then we’ll locate our E-spots (ecosexy spots) and explore ways to make love to the Earth through our senses. Local environmental issues will be brought into the open and drama will ensue. The show will culminate with a special water toast. By the end of the walking tour you’ll have the ‘ecosexual gaze’ and you might discover that you are an ecosexual too! For details see www.theEcosexuals.org.