BONUS (W/HOLE)

Warm up that (W/HOLE) body…  


BONUS (W/HOLE):
THE INSTRUCTIONAL

Runtime: 2:48

When you really need to work it out, you got to start by putting a little attention on that bod, head-to-toe. Parts Authority, Trouble Clef, Special Guest and the Shape take you through their warm ups step by step, prepping you to watch (or make) the dance-porn mash-up of your dreams. Get warm, get hot, get bothered, watch (W/HOLE). 

At turns lush, humorous, sincere, erotic, joyful, and intense, (W/HOLE) forsakes traditional expectations of “porn” to create an unexpectedly textured landscape of desire. Amidst ecstatic water balloon fights, opulent feasts devoured without utensils, narrations of pleasure, lewd hand gestures, densely scored orgies, improvisational performance, and intense kink dynamics, (W/HOLE) proposes a new type of pornography: a world of queer sex that is at once surreally lush and intensely real. The film celebrates queer pleasure as resistance, while inviting viewers of all identities towards their own human capacity for pleasure.

(W/HOLE) is an evening-length film created by queer/feminist porn collective AORTA films in collaboration with performance company the A.O. Movement Collective, exploring the incredible potency of queer hedonism, specifically how the authentic performativity of kink and queer porn can evolve trauma into orgasm, and grief into politically radical, transformative, body-based joy. This work aims to negotiate pornographic embodiment as an anti-oppressive, trans-inclusive feminist practice rooted in femme caretaking and risk, and contextualizes itself as a choreographic process. ( ) investigates the complexity of pleasure, exploring the so-called obscenity of bodies in their most tremendous capacity—their glorious, illicit humanity.

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Credits

Created byAORTA films in collaboration with the A.O. Movement Collective
StarringParts Authority, Trouble Clef, Papi Femme, Special Guest, Shay Knox, Erykah Ohms, the Shape, Evie Snax, Alice the Wolfe, and Ginny Woolf
DirectorMahx Capacity
CinematographyHolyrad Studio
Editor and ColoristLanee Bird
Directors of PhotographyLanee Bird +
Saskia de Borchgrave
Lighting DesignerDaryl Oh
ComposerWet Henry
Costume ConsultantPapi Femme
Commissioned byThe Invisible Dog Art Center
Executive ProducerThe Effing Foundation for Sex-Positivity
Service byShane Screams
Production AssistantsShane Screams + Samantha Naomi
Associate ProducerLacquer

PREVIEW

This work was developed in part, during a residency at Snug Harbor Cultural Center Botanical Garden with additional residency support from Jillian Sweeney and Jeffrey Cranor

Special Thanks to AORTA’s Benefactors Circle Jerk
Cuntry Rode, Virginia Creeper, SAS, analmosh, Daemonumx, Dewey Decibal, K.D. Lingus, Jessie Dress, Rosie Deadpan, MDJG, Flint Fist

Special Thanks to our F*CKLAB Researchers
Parts Authority, Kayden Fear, Fluffer #3, Rooster Ray, Liatrice Rex, TopShelf, Ginny Woolf, Amy Gall

Additional Special Thanks to
The Pleasure Chest, Nick Arthur, 888ism.e, Nate Stark

“Broken Glass Ménage”
for SC

Huge Thanks to our Kickstarter Supporters:
Nathaniel David + Anonymous + Mike Videopunk + Sia d’Biggs + N Williams + Courtney Scott + Anonymous + Anonymous + K.D. Lingus + BS + Manuel + Anonymous + Toni&Sion + Anonymous + Jessie Dress + Tai Crimson + Jason Coffman + Niko Tsocanos + Nini + Robert L. O’Hagan + Anonymous + Laura Bickford + Rosie Deadpan + Tina Vaden + Ginny Woolf + Dangerous Ginger + Dewey Decibel + Janaki Kuruppu + Martha Hipley + Jasper Jay + Em Gosnel + Tina Horn + Jasmine Xie + Risa Shoup + Jules Skloot + Anonymous + Anonymous + Kathy Couch + Anonymous + Galactic Butterfly + Mark Goldfield + Anonymous + Chad Frisbie + Carrie Z + Larissa Velez-Jackson + Meg Osborn + Emmett Stoffer + Anonymous + Anonymous + Anonymous + Queer Column Tie + wbm + Stew Walker + Smurfix + NA + GrowNan Rogaine-berg (Jonah) + Julius Beaver + Alex Giga + G Morgan + Jordan Morley + Mats Johansson + Anonymous + Alex G. + Will Dawson + Sarah White-Ayón + Lindsay Clark + Anonymous + Mystery Man + Sherri + Anonymous + leftcoaster + Kit Stubbs, Ph.D. + Anonymous + Sara Jane Stoner + Fuckault + Ze4os + Alex Rodabaugh + Ares Izrael + Karl Cooney + F Block + Marley Russell + Lynsey G. + Eleanor Smith + Anonymous + Anonymous + Elise McCave + Kate Ladenheim + Ariel Speedwagon + Anonymous + Anonymous + Ayano Elson + Amy Gall + Anonymous + Anonymous + Anal Mosh + Ryan Ong + Justine Maryellen Ortolf + Anonymous + Virginia Creeper + Supa Suga Snatch + Wee Heavy Walter-Stern + Anonymous + (Yesiam) mike randal


aerobiocs | BIPOC | butch | campy | dance | Erykah Ohms | gnc | movement | no sex | nonbinary | Parts Authority | Special Guest | The Shape | Treble Clef | workout