• In 1948 The Polaroid Land camera revolutionized photography by allowing people to instantly and privately develop their own photographs. For Steward this was particularly important because any kind of evidence of deviant sexuality could be incriminating and may have cost him his job and led to prison time. He took these photographs in the hundreds […]

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  • We are in the final stages in the Homo File production and very excited by our progress this week. Working with many types of media is very exciting especially where it is related to how Sam Steward documented and articulated his desire in a social arena that would have preferred to render him invisible. One […]

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  • Here are a few pics of our cast working on Homo File in rehearsal. Ned Brauer and Michael Soldier rehearsing for the Dr. Kinsey and Sam Steward scene at Kinetic Arts center. Ned and Michael working with the amazing Emily Park at Kinetic Arts. See more on our little promo video of the show here: […]

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  • We had two amazing shoots last weekend for Homo File. The first was with tattoo artist  Zeph Fish who was inking our Sam Steward played by Ned Brauer. Sam was mentored by tattoo artist Amund Deitzel. Sam himself was mentor to tattoo artists Ed Hardy and Cliff Raven here in the Bay Area after he […]

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  • Call for tattooed actors/models for video/photo shoot for upcoming Homo File Performance Project by Seth Eisen Sunday, July 22nd  at Center For Sex and Culture 1349 Mission St between 9th & 10th Streets, on the corner of Grace Street, San Francisco, CA   Interested models please send photos and info on your body type and […]

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  • Okay. Since my first post it has become obvious that I need to make a list of all of the links and connections with Sam Steward that are on the web. The first is this amazing blog that was created by a writer who blogs about Steward’s life and his own interests and connections to […]

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  •                                        Over the past year I’ve been in the research phase for my next Queer history performance project titled Homo File, chronicling the life of Sam Steward, (1907-1994). I will write, create and direct an ensemble of […]

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