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No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive

Artist/Author: Lee Edelman | Reference: P3565 | ISBN: 978-0822333692 | Type: Publication

Argues that the child, understood as innocence in need of protection, represents the possibility of the future against which the queer is positioned as the embodiment of a relentlessly narcissistic, antisocial, and future-negating drive. Boldly insists that the efficacy of queerness lies in its very willingness to embrace this refusal of the social and political order. 

Above: A Festival of Imaginary Events

Artist/Author: Andy Field and Nima Dehghani | Reference: P2675 | Type: Publication

A collection of postcards designed by Katayoon Forouhesh, each representing an imagined performance conveived by 14 Iranian and British independent artists. Part of ABOVE, a festival of imagined performances on rooftops, conceived and curated by Andy Field (Forest Fringe, UK) and Iranian artist-producer Nima Dehghani.