THE OVO (OVO THE VIDEO)Christoph Josten was Ovo Maltine. She died on 8 February, 2005 at Berlins Auguste Viktoria hospital, eleven weeks after suddenly being diagnosed with lymphatic cancer. She had lived with the HIV virus for 13 years. Ovo (the egg) read one obituary lay down in Berlins nest of queens and brooded on a number of political projects: a hotline for gay victims of assault, Act Up, AIDS benefit events, the legalisation of marihuana, the recognition of prostitution as a profession, transgender visibility
For: How a queen moves is not as important as what she moves.
Germany 2005, 17 min
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