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Dissident Bodies: Freeing the Gaze from Norms

On a Cinematic and Visual Arts Practice
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Part of the Schriftenreihe der Internationalen Frauenuniversität »Technik und Kultur« book series (SIFU, volume 6)

Abstract

In the first part of this paper we will attempt an overview of our engagement in feminism and gender politics through our cinematic practice and more precisely our “Cinema of the Body”. In the second part we will focus on our approach to intersexuality as a radical gender identity, as we have developed it in The Angel Cycle, a vast series of installations and videos that we have been creating since 1985. In the last part we will briefly discuss the idea of the monstrous body as it appears in our latest work, Sublime Disasters, an exhibition of digital photography that was shown at the Donguy Gallery in Paris in March-April 2000.

Keywords

Sexual Identity Dissident Body Gender Politics Visual Practice Woman Artist 
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