A heady brew of feminist critique of the art world and extreme body horror.
On what’s not playing in American theatres in the 2017–18 Season.
Each essay shares two fundamental premises. First, that the oppression of gays and lesbians is not an isolated case, and therefore their struggle is necessarily part of a larger movement for social liberation. And, second, that the experience of gays and lesbians uphold the basic tenets of a foundational Marxism, and that they are uniquely placed to contribute to a revitalisation of Marxist theory.
A supplement in St Helen’s Star, sharing and documenting the project which has been taking place in the town since for 12 years.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Examines how Hannah Wilke explored the relationship between sexual and gustatory taste in her performance Super-T-Art (1974), which she created for Jean Dupuy’s event Soup & Art held at the Kitchen in New York Cit
Does art have a sex? A study of Lucas’s famous assemblage of objects that suggest male and female body parts.
Anderson analyzes self-starvation as a significant mode of staging political arguments across the institutional domains of the clinic, the gallery, and the prison.
Paul B. Preciado shows the ways in which the synthesis of hormones since the 1950s has fundamentally changed how gender and sexual identity formulated, and how the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are in the business of creating desire. This riveting continuation of Foucault’s The History of Sexuality also includes Preciado’s diaristic account of his own use of testosterone every day for one year, and its mesmerizing impact on his body as well as his imagination.
Male Trouble explores how Wetern masculinity has increasingly appeared as a troubled gender category in recent times, using a variety of performative case studies. Includes a chapter on work by Ron Athey and Franko B.
AJAMU’s photographs – Black Bodyscapes – explore the representation of theblack male body by focusing on the male nude and the concept of fetishism and fragmentation.
Catalogue of an exhibition exploring the changing perceptions of African-American masculinity as interpreted in painting, sculpture, photography, and mixed-media work, as well as in film and video.
Foreword by Catherine Texier
Journal of Writing in creative Practice Volume 2 Number 1