“DRAG KING”—Documenting the Transformation

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“DRAG KING”

Documenting the Transformation

Amos Lassen

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In honor of International Drag Day director Ben Churchill has released his short documentary Drag King this week, documenting the oftentimes overshadowed art of drag kings. In the film we watch as drag king artist Mady G.  explores her motivations for her performance art along “with an examination of her techniques, including an interesting segment regarding “packing,” on how she transitions into her masculine persona”.