T.L. Cowan & Jasmine Rault as Mrs. Trixie Cane & Her Handsome Cellist

Mrs. Trixie Cane, Selfie #4. Photo courtesy of T.L. Cowan

Mrs. Trixie Cane, Selfie #4. Photo courtesy of T.L. Cowan

T.L. Cowan is a writer, performer, video-maker, curator and professor based in Brooklyn, NY. Her ongoing performance and video cycles include The Twisted She Project—an intermedial collaborative collage about perversion, popularity and pathology; the GLITTERfesto: An Open Call For A Revolutionary Movement Of Activist Performance Based On The Premise That Social Justice is Fabulous; and Forgiving Medjugorje—a meditation on sex, religion, reconciliation and money. Her 2013 video and performance “I Disown You Right Back,” starring her alter-ego, Mrs. Trixie Cane, has thrilled audiences internationally. T.L. also appears on stages, screens and the streets as Aging Supermodel Lesbian Experimental Poet and Revolutionary, Tammy Pamalovovich. Since getting her start in Vancouver’s raging spoken word scene in the 1990s, T.L.’s work has been featured at MIX NYC , the Opentoe Peepshow, Belladonna, Sister Spit’s Spoken Word Circus, Montreal’s Edgy Women Festival, Edmonton’s Visualeyez Festival of Performance & Time-Based Art, PSi, Toronto’s Festival of Original Theatre (FOOT), Winnipeg’s PlugIn Institute for Contemporary Art, The Queens Museum, the Glastonbury Festival of Music & Contemporary Art, Hair Cake, Dyke-opalypse, Dixon Place and Performance Mix NYC. 

Since 2011, Cowan has been collaborating with Her Handsome Cellist, Jasmine Rault. Rault plays with the Queer Urban Orchestra in New York City.

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