Tuesday, February 6, 2018

This New Brooklyn Dance Party Celebrates the Black and Queer Roots of House Music


Beyond creating a space for free creative expression and boundary-pushing looks, GARDENS brings together numerous threads of the queer underground at a time when these sorts of spaces feel like rare, sanctified ground. As DJ Heather eloquently explains, “People feel that [clubs] are places to escape from tweeting, from some guy who calls himself president, or a smirk on the subway, or just reading to much on the Internet about horrific, unjust, frustrating things—just to have a few hours to dance, to be free, and to hang with people.”