1985. Black and white silver gelatin photograph print. 8 x 10 in. Handwritten on verso, “from ‘Submit to Me’ copyright Tom Turner 1985”. Tom Turner acted in Submit to Me. Fine condition. Item #5091
This striking photograph, from Richard Kern’s Cinema of Transgression erotic short film, Submit to Me, features a man tied up in a bondage scene. The film explores sadism, kink, mutilation, and suicide. Richard Kern is an underground filmmaker associated with New York’s East Village 1980’s no wave scene. He has produced many short films, photographs, and music videos.