The 4 months in Sydney that bonded Doris, Tippi, and Miss X. Doris travelled between San Francisco and her native Australia nearly every year. After the October 28, 1979 debut performance of the Sluts A Go-Go she was inspired to bring her new troupe with her when she returned to Australia that Christmas. She paid…Details
The Birth of the Women’s Art Collective, The Sluts A Go-Go After Tippi introduced him to Doris at Ambisextrous’ “Come As Your Favorite Fellini Character” birthday party in 1979, Brad Chandler was recruited to help write the script for a new show, “The Sluts A Go-Go”. His knowledge and affection for old Hollywood movie dialogue…Details
I ran across this on an auction website. From what I understand, this is a booklet produced in Australia in 1991 for the Doris Fish Wake that was held at Kinsella’s in Sydney. I’d love to know more about it, and will update when I have more info. If you know, or have a copy,…Details
Circa 1979-1980, this show flyer from the Sluts A Go-Go Australian Tour is a masterpiece from Doris Fish. A hand lettered Xerox collage of photographs, she put her friend’s heads on bodies taken from photos in Female Mimics International Magazine.
Photo by Matt Barton. I love the intimacy of this photograph. ❤️A snapshot in the back seat of Phil Ford’s car on the way to a show or a party. The black hair frames Doris’s features beautifully and she’s so lit up. From Miss X’s archive.
From X: This is from a publicity shoot with photographer Eddie Troia after the Sluts A Go-Go returned from their 1979 Australian tour. It’s a simple image that lets you know the bitches are back in town and they brought GODDESS energy with them!
The debut poster for the Sluts A Go-Go designed by Doris Fish. Doris loved creating the posters for their shows, so much so that the actual show itself was a mere formality. Things I love about this: the Doris portrait is naturally awesome, I drew our logo from this image. I love the phrases “Real…Details
X and Doris at a street fair circa 1979-1980
Miss X comments: “I joined a band headed by my next door neighbor Mark Elliott. Trans drummer Scott Loughridge (I think), bass Jeanette Szudy who played the reporter in VIS, I sang and played keyboards, Tippi and Doris (and Freida Lay at our first performance at Previews) danced. This poster was created by Doris for…Details