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Trans(per)forming Nina Arsenault : an unreasonable body of work / edited by Judith Rudakoff
Bristol : Intellect, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ77.8.A77 T73 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Arsenault, Nina
Subject(s) Gender identity in art
Transsexuals -- Identity
Performance artists -- Canada
Transsexuals' writings -- Canada
Physical Description vii, 232 p., [32] p. of plates : col. ports. ; 23 cm
Note Includes: The silicone diaries, by Nina Arsenault
Includes bibliographical references
Contents Affirming identity with your friendly neighbourhood cyborg / Sky Gilbert -- Unreal beauty: identification and embodiment in Nina Arsenault's "self-portraits" / J. Paul Halferty -- Daughter of the air: three acting sessions and NIna Arsenault's imaginary body / Cynthia Ashperger -- Nina, Amber and the evolution of a commodified sexual being / Todd Klinck -- Sexed life is a cabaret: the body politics of Nina Arsenault's The silicone diaries / Frances J. Latchford -- Chopping at the sexy bits: [trans]cending the body with surgical conundrums / J. Mase III -- Nina Arsenault: fast feminist objet a / Shannon Bell -- The artist as complication: Nina Arsenault and the morality of beauty / Alistair Newton -- Landscape with Yukon and unnatural beauty / Nina Arsenault -- Performing the prosthetics of femininity: Nina Arsenault's transsexual body as a living art object / Benjamin Gillespie -- Compelling honesty: searching for authenticity in the voice of Nina Arsenault / Eric Armstrong -- Live in your blood: a fragmentary response to Nina Arsenault's holy theatre and spiritual gift / Shimon Levy -- Nina and the abstract machine: aesthetics, ontology, immanence / David Fancy -- Director's note / Brendan Healy -- The silicone diaries / Nina Arsenault
Summary "After sixty surgeries at a cost of almost 200,000 to feminize and beautify her originally male body, transgendered Canadian artist Nina Arsenault has created a body of work emanating from her experiences that includes photographs, videos disseminated online, a website, a blog, several social networking presentation sites, stage plays, print media writing, and performance of the body in both celebrity appearances and daily public life"--provided by publisher
Alternate Author Rudakoff, Judith D., 1953-
Arsenault, Nina. Silicone diaries

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