Berlin is once more capital of queer arts and tourism. Queerness is more visible today than it has been for decades, but at what cost? This book argues that queer subjects have become a lovely sight only through being cast in the shadow of the new folk devil, the ‘homophobic migrant’ who is rendered by society as hateful, homophobic and disposable.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Combines performance analysis with contemporary political philosophy to advance new ways of understanding both political performance and the performativity of the politics of the street.
The essays in Women, the Arts and Globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women’s art practices provide a fascinating instance of women’s eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization.
Exhibition of film, video, installation, photography and visual art exploring ‘strangers: alien migrants, borders, travellers, people with different ethnic backgrounds, and the homeless. Identity, crossing borders, creating alternative narratives through art. 1 March-8 April 2006 Space, London. Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, 17 May-24 June 2006. Publication in Turkish and English.
Excerpts from Disappeared in America.