The following is a list of resources compiled by the resident artists and facilitator.


Visual Art

Irene Loughlin: challenging homogeneous aesthetics

Aries Cheung: theatre and the male body

Stephanie Cormier: displacement, overproduction and clothing

Roy Mitchell: politics and the body

Sue Lloyd: speaking, knowing, seeing

Mina Buzio: human rights and identity

Sandra Haar: emotional and sexual desire

Amy Swartz: human/insect hybrids

Rick Giodotti: reframes “Beauty”

Jon Uriarte: photos of men wearing Girlfriends’ clothes

Nina Arsenault and Lexi Sanfino: arrested for bearing breasts on plane

Robert Rauchenberg: collaboration, construction, performance and life size photograms

Kirsten Hoving: photography, motherhood, moments, gestures

Jennifer Long: photography, vulnerability, perceived ideals, human connection

Zanele Muholi: mapping and archiving a visual history of black lesbians in post-apartheid South Africa

 Narcissister: narcissism, female identity, camp

Paul McCarthy: sensory overload (often sexually-tinged)

Peter Hobbs: “Space Foam” gay male sexuality

Joanne Tod: women, power, glamour

Mindy Yan Miller: human absence, ritual, repetitive processes

Spencer Tunick: multitudes of huddled nude bodies, flash mob photography

Betty Goodwin: large scale body printmaking

Christi Belcourt: “Beading, Honoring, and Walking With Our Sisters” collaborative artwork, violence against indigenous women

10 Radical Art Projects That Celebrate Women’s Bodies

Katsushika Hokusai “Kinoe no Komatsu” (erotic Japanese prints from 1814)



Hancock, Hughes, Jagger, Paterson, Russell, Tulle-Winton, Tyler: “The Body, Culture and Society; An Introduction” (overview of various ways to see and understand the body)

Phillip Vannini: “Body/Embodiment: Symbolic Interaction and the Sociology of the Body” (the body as socially constructed. the body as the site and vehicle for meaning)

Laurie Hicks: “Explorations of Visual Culture: Written on the Body” (tattoo, piercing and body building)

Olivia Gordon: “The Moment I Realised I was Asexual

Laurie E. Hicks: “Explorations of Visual Culture: Written on the Body” (the body, its symbolic meanings and power relations)

Phillip Vannini: “Body/Embodiment: Symbolic Interaction and the Sociology of the Body” (the body as a symbol of itself and society)

Jill Reilly: “The Town that Drowned” (pictures of the real life Atlantis that was underwater for 25 years)

David Gauntlett: “Media, Gender and Identity; An Introduction

Jade Beall: “A Beautiful Body; Book Project” (photography, mother’s bodies)

Ariel Levy: “Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture

Colette Soler: “The Body in the Teaching of Jacques Lacan” (how Lacan understands the relationship between language the body)

Judith Butler: “Foucault and the Paradox of Bodily Inscriptions” (how Foucault understands the relationship between language the body)



Tannis Nielsen: “nimin o ayan / I have recovered” (anti-colonial, imperial domination over Indigenous peoples)

Mary Kelly, Catherine Lord, Andrea Fraser: “Strategies for Contemporary Feminism; Exquisite Acts and Everyday Rebellions

Clayton Cubitt: “Hysterical Literature

Make Up Haul” (example of a trending video displaying items recently purchased)

Zanele Muholi: What Don’t You See When You Look at Me? (white gaze, black women’s agency including sexual)

!Women Art Revolution”  (founding years of the feminist art movement in the 1970s)

Zebra Katz: Ima Read    (critique of this music video)

Roman Ondák: “Measuring the Univserse

SUKA OFF: “tranSfera” (grotesqueness, body, indulgence, taboos)

Femen: controversial feminist group (critique)

Adam Curtis: “Century of Self” (how the work of Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, and Edward Bernays influenced the way corporations and governments have analyzed,‭ dealt with, and controlled ‬people)

PBS: Louise Bourgeois; Identity (betrayal, anxiety, and loneliness embodied in sculpture of the human form)

Nicolas Brault: “Hungu” (story telling, drawn animation)



Christopher O’Brien “Hurricane Sandy Radio Documentary



Women Media Arts and Film Festival



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