Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (UNL) Conference System, 1st Non-Monogamies and Contemporary Intimacies Conference

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There are Vulvae around if you choose to see
Ann Antidote

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Date: 2015-09-27 02:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Last modified: 2015-08-08

Abstract


A queer art collective – the strange life of the savages - has been installing rope bondage sculptures shaped as vulvae in urban environments, as a way to confront by-passers with representations of femininity, body, and sexuality. The places are chosen out of aesthetic reasons or because of a specially high patriarchal, sexist or capitalist content. In this film we depict some of the installed vulvae as well as the process; the voice over (by Sadie Lune et al.) explains the troubles and tribulations of people with vulvae, makes the bridge between the urban installation and current queer topics, slutiness, queer sex-work, polyamory, etc and underlines the necessity and meaning of solidarity networks (and defending the safe-space(s) which diverse communities have been creating).