Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.
Explores the histories of race and technology in a world made by slavery, colonialism, and industrialization. Beginning in the late nineteenth century and moving through to the twenty-first, the book argues for the dependent nature of those histories.
Develops a three–part definition of xenofeminism grounded in the ideas of technomaterialism, anti–naturalism, and gender abolitionism.
The emergence of contemporary art, engaging widely with other disciplines, as a platform for exploring animal nature.
Collects some of the most exciting, provocative, and moving solo performances on animals, grounded by commentaries that help put these engaging works in a larger context.
This text addresses demonstrates ways in which animals transform theatre’s capacity to make meaning, and suggests they expose theatre’s negotiations with wider ethical, social and economic questions.
In this latest addition to the highly acclaimed ‘Art and…’ series, Aloi surveys the insistent presence of animals in the world of contemporary art, exploring the leading concepts which inform this emerging practice.
Anatomy Live turns the modern notions of the dissecting table on its head – using anatomical theatre as a means of obtaining a fresh perspective on representations of the body, conceptions of subjectivity, and own knowledge about science and the stage.
Examines the use of medical imagery practices in contemporary art, as well as different arts of everyday life (self-help groups, community events, Internet sites), focusing on fantasies and “knowledge projects” surrounding the human body.
Anthology of voices of key contemporary artists concerned with feminism, from the 1960s to the 1990s/beginning of 2000s, with text by Reckitt and Phelan. Includes biographical information. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)