On Tuesday Night Cockyboys premiered the short film COLBY DOES NY. Not only is this part of Colby Keller’s epic erotic series “Colby Does America,” but it’s so much more. This is also the preview of iconic homo designer, Brad Callahan’s, BCALLA 2015 Fall Winter Collection. Brad has been called a fashion maverick, and has dressed superstars and punks alike, including Azealia Banks and Lady Gaga.
Brad’s work personally inspires me on so many levels, in that it’s made with the kind of authentic FREE energy that many want, but dare to have. That kind of daring possibility also reminds me of the late and great Leigh Bowery, the avant garde performance artist and artist muse, whose “club kid” looks were walking art.
It’s rare to meet someone that is both a visionary and leader, but also as sweet and self-effacing as Brad. And when he pitched me the concept of presenting his next collection in the form of a good ol’ fashioned porno, I was all in. This was initially a collaboration between Brad and Colby as part of Colby’s “Colby Does America” tour. And I’m so grateful that Colby and his team were persistent in getting us involved. As y’all know, Colby is somewhat of a muse for many an artist, and this is just the kind of bold and daring energy that makes Colby a true force in what I believe is a new and upcoming era of homo-sex-forward entertainment.
And I know I speak for both Brad and Colby, that while they represent the heart & brains of this film, our Cockyboys Levi Karter,Tayte Hanson, Ricky Roman, Levi Michaels and Liam Riley are its soul and smile! Like always, they tackle this project with absolutely abandonment.
Normally, when first pitching a project to my guys, they look at me sideways and try to connect the dots as I ramble on. But with this project, I simply asked them to trust me, for in the end it is moments like these that we all moved to NYC for. And we are all so grateful to Brad for being brave enough to do a project like this and encouraging us and so many others who contributed to this collection and film — to be a part of something so devilishly creative is what drives the Cockyboys team and Crew.
As Leigh Bowery would say, “Ich bin Kunst” (I am art!). And today, I think they all are.
Love Always & Be Nice,
Intrigued yet? You can check out both a behind the scenes video and the BCALLA Colby Does NY live now on cockyboys. This amazing mix of art, fashion, and porn is unexpected yet something you don’t want to miss experiencing. I know I found myself wanting more after watching!