Feathers presents a collection of notes written by the Swiss
artist during the conception of an aborted documentary in 2005. Taking the
shape of a diary, it offers a unique gateway into Manon's daily life,
interweaving memories and reflections on her artistic practice.
This reader revisits the formidable legacy of Russian revolutionary,
feminist, political refugee and diplomat Alexandra Kollontai (1872–1952)
in light of current feminist struggles. Includes the first English
translation of the 1977 biographical play Kollontai by Swedish
writer Agneta Pleijel.
Four texts about the sky by Margaret Cavendish (1623-1673), English aristocrat, writer, philosopher and scientist whose salon was home to Descartes, Hobbes and Gassendi, precursor of feminism and author of one of the first works of science fiction.
An examination of the relationship between coloniality, raciality, and
global capital through a black feminist poethical framework, inspired by Octavia E. Butler's
sci-fi novel Kindred (first volume in the On the
This publication offers a feminist
and queer interpretation of
artistic practices of the last forty years. It gathers a selection of works
and texts from the late 1960s to the present, newly commissioned essays and
an anthology of artists's texts.
Stemming from the namesake exhibition program at Cooper Gallery, Of
Other Spaces draws on women
artists' activism from the 1970s to the present day to build a
reflection on feminist thinking as a provocative and cogent mode of creative
and critical inquiry.
In this collection of stories and illustrations, Szaflarski
examines the subject of violence, in particular as it is experienced through
the female body. Beginning with an autobiographical experience, the story
triggers a dissociative state that plunges the book in and out of imaginary
worlds and associative narrative threads.
French edition of Laura Mulvey's writings which range from analyses of Xala, Citizen Kane and Blue Velvet, to an extended engagement with the creations of Native American artist Jimmie Durham and the feminist photographer Cindy Sherman.