By Tim Miller
This article brings jointly the private, communal, and nationwide political strands that interweave in the course of the author's paintings from its beginnings and defines his position as a latest artist, activist, and homosexual guy.
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Is that what you want? That? Is that what you want? : I’d like a slice of him. : What? : I’d like a slice of him. : Which one? : I’d like a slice of him. : Well, what do you want? Do you know what you want? Are you sure what you want? Do you know? : And a coke please. This is the corner of St. Marks Place and Second Avenue in the East Village of Manhattan. : And that’s where you can get anything you want. It’s open twenty-four hours. : You walk out on First Avenue and the corner of First Avenue and Ninth Street.
How can I describe the fall of even a single hair on Alistair’s forehead and hope to get anywhere near the ballpark of how tender and hard we can be with one another? When I write about the experiences and feelings that have come up from being in love with a man from another country, while living in a society that puts no value on such relationships, how can I get under the covers with the hurt that such a situation brings up inside me? Lately I often ﬁnd myself crying at the drop of a hat whenever I actually allow myself to feel the pain of the fact that my partnership with Alistair is totally negated by my own country’s immigration laws, part of the platter of rights every heterosexual takes for granted.
It is accompanied by an interview with John Gentile, which in discussing the composition and structure of Us provides Miller’s most extended account of his working methods. ” which celebrates the Supreme Court decision and introduces Miller’s love of American musical theater that is central to Us. Following is the script of Carnal Garage, a 1997 collaboration with Alistair McCartney. Recounting the nervous exhilaration of their developing love, Carnal Garage makes a trilogy with the other partner works printed in this book, Live Boys and Buddy Systems.