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Friday, September 30, 2022 | 8-11pm | $15 -$20 | At Vox
Come As Your Madness: Fashion Show & Masquerade Ball
Presented by Linda Frank

Come As Your Madness: Fashion Show & Masquerade Ball

Presented by Linda Frank
Friday, September 30, 2022 | 8-11pm | At Vox
$15 in Advance via EventBrite / $20 at Door

This fashion show competition takes after the original 1950s Come as Your Madness costume party that inspired Kenneth Anger’s film The Inauguration of Pleasure Dome. There is one surviving photograph from the original gathering and it depicts Ana├»s Nin and one of two husbands, Rupert Pole, in absurd regalia. Nin wears a birdcage over her head with lines from her novels woven in and out of the bars that she called the “ticker tape of the unconscious”, while Pole’s body is painted with eyes as they hated being ogled.

A party and urging to insert play into what might be a daily mental battle. Participate in this show and cheer on those brave enough to adorn and perform their way through the depths of their mania for a chance to be judged the MUSE of MADNESS. Guests are encouraged to participate in the evening’s proceedings by dressing in their personal brand of hysteria.

Participating Artists

Linda Frank (She/Her) – @sirenoftheschuylkill
Anne Lukins (She/Her)
Benja Newman (He/Him) – @thefastertoaster
Ella Konefal (She/Her) – @ellakonefal
Moonbaby (She/They) – @themoonbaby
Rosalie Swana (She/They) – @rosalieswana
Katarina Poljak (She/They) – @rageboxx
K. Jamieson Stratton (He/Him) –

Please note that Vox Populi is located on the third floor of a historic warehouse building at 319 N. 11th Street and that there are five steps leading from the street-level to the first-floor landing where the passenger elevator picks-up/drops-off. The entry into/out of the elevator is 29-inches wide, so may not accommodate all wheelchairs or motorized chairs. Any individual requiring a ramp to navigate this entryway is encouraged to get in touch with Vox Populi ahead of time to coordinate ramp-access and discuss accessibility details. Our ramps may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or motorized chairs, so we strongly encourage anyone requiring a ramp to be in touch at: or 215.238.1236

Covid Precautions: All visitors to Vox Populi are encouraged to wear a high-quality mask over their mouth and nose at all times while on-site, or when not actively consuming food or beverage.

Come As Your Madness
September 30, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
September 30, 2022 @ 11:00 pm