Notes on Leaving: Photo Memoir and My New SF MoMA Open Space Column

I have published four pieces on Open Space, an interdisciplinary publishing platform by San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art as part of a residency, and have now become a permanent artist columnist for the project, joining a family that includes a few of my mentors and idols like Dodie Bellamy, Bean Gilsdorf, Dynasty Handbag, Xandra … Read more Notes on Leaving: Photo Memoir and My New SF MoMA Open Space Column


RUB Music Video Performance

Tucked behind the Queen of the Desert (aka Vagina Rock), in a sexy garage/recording studio situation, I stood next to my friends April Flores and Cinnamon Maxxine covered in homemade lube, red latex, and lime netting, a little bit stoned and more than a little confounded that I had somehow found myself on the set … Read more RUB Music Video Performance


Alumni Show Announcement! Alma Mater: Methods

CCA Alumni Exhibition June 15 – July 26 2019 My piece for this show is three photographs of the “porn floor,” a collage of my favorite of my own smutty photographs glued to the cement floor of my academic art studio during the 2015-2016 MFA years. It began as an exercise for a book idea, … Read more Alumni Show Announcement! Alma Mater: Methods


Double Trouble

“Some orgasms are quick, small, and barely noticeable… And some orgasms involve the Double Trouble.” Kate Sloan, My Year With the Double Trouble SAN FRANCISCO—Courtney Trouble—a queer feminist porn star, photographer, and award-winning pornographer—has joined forces with Bay Area business Fucking Sculptures to create the Double Trouble Dildo. The founder of TROUBLEfilms said the piece … Read more Double Trouble


Early Work

Olympia, Wa, 2001-2004 This gallery represents the first few years of No Fauxxx work and documenting the queer underground’s outward sexuality, as well as some snapshots from my own environment in Olympia and San Francisco. How I started taking erotic photography is kind of an old story that I’ve told a million times and I’m … Read more Early Work


SOMArts Touch On Interview with Courtney Trouble

TOUCH ON ARTIST INTERVIEW: COURTNEY TROUBLE WHAT: Courtney Trouble makes photographs and mixed media art that addresses queer identity and non-binary gender. Courtney’s work will be displayed at the Touch On Exhibition at SOMArts. WHEN: Courtney Trouble’s work can be viewed as part of Touch On: Aesthetics in the Art, Politics and Ontology of Touch, on view … Read more SOMArts Touch On Interview with Courtney Trouble


Site Specific

I can’t describe my relationship to travel without talking about sex work. I’ve always thought traveling was the coolest thing when I was a kid, I took my first solo plane trip when I was 9 years old to meet my grandmother on the other coast. It’s not cheap nor is it something you can … Read more Site Specific


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