S/HE IS (STILL) HER/E
A Memorial Gathering To Celebrate
The Life And Art, Loves And Laughs
LADY JAYE BREYER P-ORRIDGE
(aka MISS JACKIE & Schecky Domination)
Saturday 8th March 2008
At the new PARTICIPANT INC. Gallery,
253 EAST HOUSTON STREET,
(between Norfolk and Suffolk)
New York City.
Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge was one half of the artist BREYER P-ORRIDGE. S/he was also a member of Psychic TV/PTV3 and Thee Majesty. S/he passed from heart failure as a result of an undiagnosed complication in her 2 year struggle with stomach cancer.
Lady Jaye was an inspirational spirit and performer in the original House Of Domination at Jackie 60 in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. S/he performed in off-Broadway theatrical productions; was a member of BlackLips Theatre Cult ( with Antony of the Johnsons, the Dueling Bankheads, and Marti Domination amongst other underground luminaries) and was a catwalk model, actress in experimental movies.
S/he met her “other half” Genesis Breyer P-Orridge in 1993 at legendary author and diarist Ms.Terence Sellers secret abode and they both fell in love at first sight.
They were inseparable from then until her passing. Evenually creating an art project they called PANDROGENY in 1999 the focus of which was using surgery and identity to be visually and spiritually the same. Their love was a clarion call to evolution beyond gender and surpassing biology. When asked what her ultimate desire was s/he replied:
“I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED AS ONE OF THE GREAT LOVE AFFAIRS OF ALL TIME.”
The memorial will begin at 7pm. There will be documentary video footage of Lady Jaye’s theatre and performance story; archive photographs; musical highlights and method gogo burlesque reminiscences as well as documentary movies and installations. The “CANDY CABARET” has confirmed Mr Bryin Dall, Miss Marti Domination, Julie Atlas Muz, Kembra Pfahler with more legendary surprises to be added.
S/HE IS (STILL) HERE .