Join public intellectual Madison Moore, (King’s College, London) and Portland’s premier art queen, Pepper Pepper, for an unconventional lecture and discussion about their academic and artistic work and collaboration for Critical Mascara. Madison Moore is a scholar of fashion and pop culture. His first book, The Theory of the Fabulous Class, is forthcoming from Yale University Press. Pepper Pepper is a trickster, queen, and artist living his dream one day at a time. He is a member of Portland’s FLOCK contemporary dance center and a freelance drag monster for the PNW and beyond.

About TBA Conversations: A series of engaging daily discussions with artists, curators, scholars, and community leaders. TBA Conversations put artists and audiences in direct dialogue, combining live artist interviews with audience Q&A. All conversations are free, open to the public, and take place at PICA from 12:30-1:30 PM unless otherwise noted. Arrive at noon, bring your lunch, and join us on the rooftop deck for iced tea, fresh air, and good company!