Created to accompany the Solitary Pleasures exhibition at the Freud Museum, London in Spring 2018, this publication is a secret museum, a treasure trove of insightful and delightful drawings, sculptures, photographs, video stills, artefacts, performative gestures, and ephemera – as well as specially commissioned texts by artists, academics, educators, and critical writers – on a subject at the heart of Freudian and post-Freudian sexuality, eroticism, and desire: masturbation.
It includes contributions from Shannon Bell, Lee Edelman, VALIE EXPORT, Chantal Faust, Sigmund Freud, Antony Gormley, Dominic Johnson, Wayne Koestenbaum, Thomas W. Laqueur, Jordan McKenzie, Susie Orbach, Emily Pope, Adrian Rifkin, Charan Singh, Marquard Smith, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, Emma Talbot, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Ivan Ward, and Michelle Williams Gamaker.
Live Art Development Agency, 2018. Paperback, 128 pages, 25 x 20cm, colour and black and white images throughout.
Critical Interruptions Vol I follows Steakhouse: Live Writing, a pilot project undertaken as part of the 2016 Steakhouse Live Festival of Live Art and Performance.The publication brings together artists, curators and producers, writers...