Inductee

Alec (Audrey) Butler

Alec (Audrey) Butler 1959 -

Alec (Audrey) Butler, is an acclaimed playwright, cultural producer, art slave, performer, and "lesbian punk iconoclast". Alec is the author of several plays, including: Claposis, Cradle Pin, Shakedown, Turnout, Medusa Rising (nominated for two Dora Mavor Moore Awards), and Black Friday? (nominated for the Governor General's Award for English Drama). Alec is the Artistic Director of Tempermental Journey, a theatre company founded with fellow Cape Bretoner Bryden MacDonald, and is a co-creator of Strange Sisters, a Sexy Lesbian Cabaret. A homosexual revolutionary, Alec didn't come out of the closet, but blew it up instead. Community activist, proud leatherdyke and queer pagan gender bender, Alec has been flirting recently with film and performance. (1998 Induction Statement)

(Alec Butler began life as Audrey Butler, but changed their name to Alec in 1999 after completing gender reassignment.)

Dramaturge, producteur culturel, esclave artistique, performeur et iconoclaste punk de renom.

Archival data / Données archivistiques

Subject / Sujet:
Alec (Audrey) Butler 1959 -
Accession # / Numéro d'acquisition:
154
Accession year / Année d'acquisition:
1998
Artist / Artiste:
Simone Jones
Date:
1998
Medium / Médium:
archival quality black and white photographic print
Dimensions / Format:
16 x 18cm (W x H)