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Madison Young Performs Northwest Premier of ‘Reveal All Fear Nothing’ in Portland, Oregon at Mister Theater August 31st – September 10th
Feminist Porn Icon Presents Modern Adaptation of Annie Sprinkle’s ‘Post Porn Modernist’ in Portland, Oregon, Before Embarking on US Tour!
PORTLAND (June 7, 2017) – Author, radical feminist performance artist, and feminist porn director, Madison Young, offers an alternative to your backyard barbeque on labor day weekend, with the Northwest premier of her new theater piece, “Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism” August 31st – Sept 10th directed by Sophia La Paglia and co-written and developed with the legendary Annie Sprinkle.

Held in a new edgy intimate theater in the inner SouthEast quadrant of Portland, Mister Theater in conjunction with Madison Young is helping to keep Portland weird with experimental theater.
“Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism” is a multimedia performance and experimental theater piece, written and performed by Madison Young, and developed in collaboration with the legendary Annie Sprinkle.

The piece is a modern adaptation of Sprinkle’s wildly successful and internationally toured theater piece, “Post Porn Modernist,” and aims to crack wide open the sexual underground worlds of BDSM, pornography, and kink, all while demystifying and celebrating these often misunderstood, and misrepresented, communities and movements.
Young and Sprinkle have developed a modern-day version of “Post Porn Modernist,” which brings to life Young’s own unique sexual journey into kink and pornography as a feminist, through fearless performance art. The graphic body-based performance art includes an anal fisting performance piece, a blow-job ballet, and a climactic orgasmic sex magic ritual, which has been handed down from Sprinkle to Young.

Academy Award winner Diablo Cody says of Young’s work, “Young brings some universal truths to light”; actress and thought leader Margaret Cho adds “[Young is]…an incredible and singular force in the world of art…her individualism, innovation, insight and innate intelligence…is downright inspirational.”

“Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn, and Feminism” will enjoy its run August 31st – September 10th at the Mister Theater, 1847 East Burnside St,Studio #101,Portland, OR 97214. Tickets ($30 – $99) may be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/madison-youngs-reveal-all-fear-nothinga-journey-in-sexlove-porn-and-feminism-tickets-34812798016 Doors open at 7pm; the show will start promptly at 8pm. This is a 21+ only event.
Following the performance, at 10pm, Young will be hosting an intimate VIP Experience, sponsored by Good Vibrations. The VIP event includes a red carpet cocktail party, intimate Q&A with Young, photo ops, and signings with Young. Those participating in the VIP experience will also receive a decadent swag bag valued at over $200.
For more information on “Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn, and Feminism,” visit https://revealallfearnothing.wordpress.com.  The show may also be followed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/112643562662973
About Madison Young:
Feminist porn icon and body based performance artist dedicated to creating space for radical love, Madison Young grew up in the suburban landscape of Southern Ohio before moving to San Francisco in 2000. Young’s work spans from documenting our sexual culture, in her 44 Internationally screened and award-winning feminist erotic films, to founding the forward-thinking nonprofit arts organization Femina Potens Art Gallery. Young has curated over 500 performance art and visual art exhibitions through out the country in the past decade, including exhibitions at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Highways Theater in Santa Monica, and The Body Archive in New York City. Young has exhibited Internationally with her performance art, video art installations, and photography. Young values sexual freedom and self expression of queer identity in her work, and has taught workshops, lectures, and acted as a panelist, on the topics of sexuality, feminist porn studies, the politics of BDSM, and queering the body within the arena of performance art, at Yale University, Hampshire College, Northwestern University, University of Toronto, University of Minnesota, and UC Berkeley. Young is the founder and facilitator of the Erotic Film School, an annual 3-day erotic film training program; she is also on the board of Earth Lab, an eco-sex art and activism organization founded by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens. Her writings have been published in books such as The Ultimate Guide to Kink; Coming Out Like a Porn Star; Best Sex Writing of 2013; and Johns, Marks, Tricks, and Chickenhawks. Her memoir, Daddy, was published in February 2014 through Rare Bird Lit; followed by the release of The DIY Porn Handbook: Documenting Our Sexual Revolution (Greenery Press) and The Ultimate Guide to Sex Through Pregnancy and Motherhood (Cleis Press) released in late 2016. Young has been featured for her expertise in sex-positive culture on such media outlets as BravoTV, Huffington Post, Salon.com, New York Times, and HBO. For more information, visit https://twitter.com/madisonyoung and http://www.MadisonYoung.org.

Keywords: Madison Young, Reveal All Fear Nothing, Annie Sprinkle, Portland,performance art, theatrical piece, Post Porn Modernist Show, Labor Day, Aug 31st – Sept 10th# # #
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