Through personal essays, interviews, and poetic verse, punk musician and cultural icon Lydia Lunch claws and rakes at the reader's conscience in this powerful, uninhibited feminist collection.
A programme of events exploring blood in performance for BLOOD: Life Uncut, a season of work for the new Science Gallery, London. Includes:
Janez Janša: Ron’s Story (5 minutes, 2001)
Ernst Fischer and Nicola Hunter: Passion/Flower (2012, 4 minutes)
Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces (2003, 2 minutes), La
Sangre del Cerdo (2016, 8 minutes)
Franko B: I Miss You! (2003, 2 minutes)
Marisa Carnesky: Dr Carnesky’s Incredible Bleeding Woman (2016, 3 minutes)
jamie lewis hadley: this rose made of leather (2012, 10 minutes)
Kira O’Reilly: Wet Cup (2000, 3 minutes)
Martin O’Brien: If It Were The Apocalypse I’d Eat You To Stay Alive (2015, 8 minutes)
La Ribot: Another Bloody Mary (2000, 10 minutes)
Rocio Boliver: Times Go By and I Can’t Forget You: Between Menopause and Old Age (2013, 4 minutes)
Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist movement with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, this is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time.
Examines the surge of queer performance produced across Ireland since the first stirrings of the Celtic Tiger in the mid-1990s, up to the passing of the Marriage Equality referendum in the Republic in 2015.