A fantasy in three acts presenting nine narratives from personal to scientific on the experience of desire, shame and identification of the material queer body.
Two parts documentation of performance in which the heroine of Vertigo re-stages her own version of Hitchcock’s movie. Presented in the context of the performance platforrm “Fem Fresh” (Sunday 8 June 2014), a collaboration between Queen Mary, University of London and the Live Art Development Agency, featuring presentations and dialogues on, about, and around feminism and age in Live Art.
Video recordings of performance presented as part an extensive programme curated by Lois Keidan and Aaron Wright (Live Art Development Agency) entitled “Just Like A Woman”, composed of lectures, performances, readings, installations, screenings, workshops and debates on performance of identity, is fully dedicated to the impact of performance on feminist histories and the contribution of artists to discourses around contemporary gender politics. From the 19th edition of the City of Women (Mesto žensk) festival – 2-13 October 2013, Ljubljana, Slovenia – entitled “Let’s create a place for ourselves” on public space and politics.
Feminist theatre companies taken in consideration: Women’s Theatre Group, Monstrous Regiment, Gay Sweatshop, Siren, Theatre of Black Women, Talawa, Sistren, Black Mime Theatre Women’s Troop, Tattycoram, Clean Break Theatre Company. This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)