This collection of writings and artwork challenges commonly held definitions of the body. Essays by filmmakers, poets, visual and performance artists, sex workers, activits and cultural critics.
Performance texts and documentation from queer solo performances.
Features the work of 42 solo artists spanning the century-from Beatrice Herford in 1869 to Dawn Akemi Saito in 1994. Each artists’ work is introduced by a journalist, artist, critic, agent, producer or educator who is intimately familiar with the material and its links to other forms such as vaudeville, theatre, cabaret, music, standup comedy, poetry, the visual arts and dance.