Theatre, Music and Queer Culture

Gavin is currently researching a follow-up volume to No Machos or Pop Stars which will explore the interconnections between the New York-based Theatre of the Ridiculous and popular music culture, detailing the cultural impact of theatrical players who became pop and rock musicians from the early 1970s into the 1980s.


Learning from Art School in UK Nations and Regions 1962-1992

A Place to Experiment will be the first large-scale project to critically assess the importance and legacy of teaching and learning in art schools across the UK’s nations and regions in the late twentieth century.

The project is being developed by Gavin with performance scholar and curator Heike Roms.