5/17/24

RICK CASTRO: SM BLVD @HALLE AM BERGHAIN

 

 In anticipation of Tom of Finland’s 40th Anniversary- 

please meet longtime collaborator, photographer, writer & filmmaker Rick Castro

         Rick Castro- Caligula’s House Party- 1989

RICK CASTRO: S/M BLVD 
@ HALLE AM BERGHAIN
Am Wriezener Bhf
  Berlin, Germany, 10243

31, May- 2, June 2024- 
12noon- 9pm daily

-SCHEDULE-









Lifelong Los Angeleno, Rick Castro is a photographer, writer and filmmaker.
Rick has been part of the Tom of Finland Foundation since 1989, helping, creating and exhibiting at Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival since inception circa 1995.

Castro has created photographic portraits of Gore Vidal, Kenneth Anger, and the 14th Dalai Lama (sipping tea). He’s created fashion editorials for Christian Dior Homme, Cartier, Bottega Veneta and Rick Owens. 

Castro’s photographic slide presentation and lecture was featured in Queering the Lens, Getty Center.  Castro’s photography & writings were featured in Copy Machine Manifesto: Artists Who Make Zines, Brooklyn Museum, NY, and currently at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, through 22, September, 2024.

Rick Castro S/M Blvd: Street Hustlers Photographs and Remembrances-1986-1999, (2023, All Night Menu) a slide show and lecture was presented at the Los Angeles Central Library, 21, February, and was hosted by Los Angeles Times Book Fair, USC 21, April, 2024.
His other books include 13 Years of Bondage: The Photography of Rick Castro, (2004, Fluxion Editions), and CASTRO, (1990, published by Durk Dehner, DPR Press).
Rick Castro co-directed and wrote Hustler White, (1996) with Bruce LaBruce, and directed Plushies & Furries, (2001) for MTV and Channel 4, UK.

Columbarium Continuum by Rick Castro, is his unique museum at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 9am-4pm daily.