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Our Fatal Magic

Artist/Author: Tai Shani | Reference: P4111 | ISBN: 978-1907222818 | Type: Publication

Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.

 

 

Countersexual Manifesto

Artist/Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623 | Type: Publication

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Artist/Author: Amber Jamilla Musser | Reference: P4027 | ISBN: 9781479830954 | Type: Publication

Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Performing Bodies in Pain: Medieval and Post-Modern Martyrs, Mystics, and Artists

Artist/Author: Marla Carlson | Reference: P3594 | ISBN: 978-0230103863 | Type: Publication

Analyzes the cultural work of spectacular suffering in late-medieval France and the twenty-first century, reading recent dramatizations of torture and performances of self-mutilating conceptual art against late-medieval saint plays.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Erotic Ambiguities – The Female Nude in Art

Artist/Author: Helen McDonald | Reference: P2498 | ISBN: 0415170990 | Type: Publication

A study of how contemporary women artists have reconceptualised the figure of the female nude.

Feminist and Queer Performance: critical strategies

Artist/Author: Sue-Ellen Case | Reference: P2123 | ISBN: 978-0-230-53755-2 | Type: Publication

Feminist and Queer Performance traces a rich personal, political and theatrical history. Mapping the central theoretical strategies of interpretation in feminist and queer studies, and examining the leading performance artists in the field, each chapter responds to and is situated in the lively and compelling debates of the moment.

Stand

Artist/Author: Various | Reference: P1848 | Type: Publication

Stand issue one was commissioned by Indivisible and Leeds Metropolitan University as part of (in)Xclusion programme of events.

Camp: Queer Aesthetics and the Performing Subject, A Reader

Editor: Fabio Cleto | Reference: P1751 | ISBN: 0-472-06722-2 | Type: Publication

Addresses the multi-layered issue of camp, whose inexhaustible breadth of reference and theoretical relevance to the issues taken up by academic research in recent years have made it one of the most salient and challenging issues on the contemporary critical stage.

Jack Smith’s Rehearsals for the Destruction of Atlantis: ‘Exotic’ Ritual and Apocalyptic Tone

Artist/Author: Dominic Johnson | Reference: A0311 | Type: Article

Engaging a series of critical models, this article examines the place of the ‘exotic’ in thinking about sexual and racial difference, as a means of thinking difficult or volatile modes of cultural practice. As such, it stages a confrontation between ‘exotic ritual’ and ‘apocalyptic tone’, to challenge conventions about scholarly practice and find new ways of examining uncomfortable spaces and modes of working.

Mourning Sex: Perfroming Public Memories

Artist/Author: Peggy Phelan | Reference: P0128 | ISBN: 0 415 14759 X | Type: Publication

Considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory.

Disidentifications - Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics

Artist/Author: Jose Esteban Munoz | Reference: P0798 | ISBN: 0-8166-3015-1 | Type: Publication