Modern Queer Heroes Modern Queer Heroes

“Who are the queer heroes walking amongst us now or in recent times? A celebration of LGBTQ+ figures who have helped push forward culture and society a little more for the rest of us. A collaboration during the 2020 quarantine between 14 LGBTQ+ identified animators around the world, the structure is based on the old Surrealist drawing game Exquisite Corpse. Each animator nominated a hero then was given a different hero to animate, passing on their last frame to the next animator to form their first frame and so on.”

Film produced by Kate Jessop, U.K., 2020. Produced by Animation Girl Band.

In order of appearance, sequences animated by:
Dann Parry – Christine and The Queens
Lily Ash Sakula – Lady Phill
Kate Jessop – Alison Bechdel
Robert Duncan – Frank Ocean
Rosanna Wan – Travis Alabanza
Sam Gurry – Judith Butler
Danial Murtha – Fox Fisher
Leo Crane – Denise Ho
Laura Jayne Hodkin – Janelle Monáe
Terry Wragg – Gregg Araki
Gemma Green Hope – Chardine Taylor Stone
Ada Güvenir – George Michael
David Delafuente – Munroe Bergdorf
Cheng-Hsu Chung – Natalie Wynn

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