A fantasy in three acts presenting nine narratives from personal to scientific on the experience of desire, shame and identification of the material queer body. From the embodiment of an image to the pathologisation of queer behavior in evolutionary theory to a story of wilful self-sacrifice in an attempt to join with another, these parts present at times heavily constructed narratives on the often unsettling experience of the physical within the social body.
Victoria Sin (b. 1991, Toronto CA) is an artist using speculative fiction within performance, moving image, writing, and print to interrupt normative processes of desire, identification, and objectification. This includes drag, science fiction and storytelling.
Co-published with PS/Y for Hysteria, 2018. 56 pages, 124mm × 196mm.
4 Boys [for Beuys] came about thanks to an invitation by the artist Emily Underwood-Lee to the ‘Storytelling and Activism’ symposium at the University of South Wales in April 2015....