Jibz Cameron



Born 1975, California

Performance/Video Artist, Musician

lives and works, Brooklyn, NY





Summer Training Congress, American Conservatory Theater, SF. CA, 2001

BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1998



Selected Performances



Bags, Performa 09- "The History of the Future" 2009, NY, NY

Escape From the Family Home, Dixon Place, NY, NY


Doin It For Art, National Arts Club, NY, NY

Family Home Dream, NADA Art Fair, Miami, FL

Shining Dull Knife, The Metal Ball, Performa Benefit, Cedar Lake, NY, NY

Amplify The Avatar, New Museum Of Contemporary Art, NY, NY

Tales From The Purse, Counterpulse Theater, SF, CA

Enjoy Yourself, “The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art & Politics”

Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, SF, CA

Bags, Dance Theater Workshop, NY, NY

Bloody Break Up, Brain Eating Cheerleader, C’est Duckie, PS122, NY, NY



Deep Feelings, Dixon Place, NYC

Art Piece, SCOPE Art Fair, Miami, FL

Entertaining The Crowd, Rubell Collection, Miami, FL

Get Dressed, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX

So Into Art, WOW And NOW, Performa Arts Festival, Joe’s Pub, NY, NY

Suck It Up People, Performa Grande Finale, Hudson Theater, NY, NY

Bags The First, The Kitchen, NY, NY

What The Hell I am Doing Here, Soloman Contemporary Gallery, Easthampton, NY, NY

Ima Gay, Idyll Collective, Stockholm, Sweden

Life Could Be Easie, Duckie Club, London, UK

I Cant Wait, Avant Garde A-Rama, PS122, NY, NY

Get Dressed, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY



Hell in A Handbag , Hotfest of Queer Performance, Dixon Place, NY, NY

Hell in A Handbag, Vassar College, NY, NY

Hell in A Handbag, PS122, NY, NY

Baby, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY


Miami Funeral Vacation, New Langton Arts, SF, CA

In My Dreams, American Transstand, Canal Room, NY, NY

Was That OK?, "HOMOMUSEUM" Exit Art, NY, NY

Good Evening, Ars Nova, NY, NY

Why Me?, “GAY SHAME” Stay Gold Galllery, Brooklyn, NY



Europe Is A Trip Tour:

Galeria Ze dos Bois, Lisbon, Portugal

Electrowerks, London, UK Instants Chavirés, Paris, France

Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Recession Festival, Arhus, Denmark

Lovelite, Berlin, Germany

A58, Budapest, Hungary

Freemuzik, Brescia, Italy

Metaverso, Rome, Italy

Uniform Lust, Ladyfest, San Francisco, CA



Selected Screenings


The Quiet Storm 

U.S. Contemporary Music Video Cycle in Santiago, Chile, 2008

16th Mix Brasil Film and Video Festival of Sexual Diversity, Sau Paulo, Brazil, 2008

ATA Film and Video Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2008

VidFest: Hi-Performance Video and Music Festival, Boston, MA, 2008

London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, London, England, 2008

SXSW Film Festival, Austin, Texas, 2008

Outfest, Los Angeles, 2007

Idyll Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007

Break Up Day

NY Underground Film Festival, NYC, 2006

I Can’t Wait

New Langton Arts “New Music Video”, San Francisco, CA, 2005




Dynasty Handbag, Brain Ghost, Lovepump United Records (release date October, 2009)

Dynasty Handbag, Foo Foo Yik Yik, Lovepump United Records, 2006

Dynasty, Dynasty, Tigerbeat6, 2004





Franklin Furance Grant For The Performing Arts

Fresh Tracks Artist In Residence, Dance Theater Workshop, NY, NY


Galapagos Art Space Artist in Residence, Brooklyn, NY



Public Presentations


Guest Panelist, Downtown Now, NYU

Visiting Artist, Panelist, Performance Studies International Conference, Zagreb, Croatia

Visiting Artist, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (invited by Jill Dolan)

Visiting Artist, Matrelineage Syposium, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


Visiting Artist, University Of Texas, Austin (invited by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez)

Visiting Artist, University Of Michigan Ann Arbor (invited by Holly Huhges)


Lecturer, SCOPE Art Fair, Miami, FL




Instructor, Persona: Performing Yourself, New York University, NY, NY, Performance Studies Department

Performer, The Lilie's Revenge, by Taylor Mac, Here Arts Center, NY, NY

Performer, Room For Cream, Theater of the Two Headed Calf, La Mama ETC, NY, NY


Director (one installment) , 365 Plays in 365 Days, by Susan Lori-Parks, The Public Theater, NY, NY


Selected Articles/Reviews

Hruska, Jordan, "ABMB | A Fashion Retrospective Starring Dynasty Handbag"

The Moment, NY Times Blog


Murrin, Tom, “Beautiful People”

Paper, April, 2008


Dunning, Jennifer, “Paper Bags Get Pretty Chatty Nowadays”

The New York Times, January 7, 2008


Hou, Christine, “Sophisticated Waste”

NY Arts Magazine November - December 2007


Beckles, Derek, “BACK ON THE GRID, Dynasty Handbag is Trying to Get Her Shit Together”

Vice Magazine, April, 2007