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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 539–551.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of death. Coplans called all the images of his body parts “self-portraits,” yet the prints rarely show his face and are cropped from medium to extreme close-ups to render the body/self unfamiliar. The titles also inform the viewer what part they are looking at, offering an answer to the riddle...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 695–700.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Harmodius's strategic maximalism—captured so evocatively in Greene's portraits and evoked in Harmodius's own poetry (cited in the title)—is both a political tool and a technique of whimsy, a gesture of serious play that stages the poet's commitment to aesthetic, political, and corporeal self-fashioning...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 614–619.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in your work? In works such as Self Portrait #1: Reverence or Fear of a Bearded Planet—collective Semitic self-portrait after Robert Blanchon (2007–present) or Still Life: Israel Eats Itself, there is a level of conceptualization and abstraction that both presents and obscures your body and its...
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TSQ (2017) 4 (3-4): 662–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the collection by the German artist Christian Schad, Self-Portrait with Model . The painting depicts Schad sitting in bed next to a naked, masculine-looking woman, his torso blocking the view of the lower half of her body. Schad was an important figure in the artistic life of Weimer Germany and frequently...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (2): 268–274.
Published: 01 May 2018
... mother's past, Garbasz undertook The Numbers Project , in which she branded herself with her mother's identification number from the Nazi camps. Documentation of this action was exhibited alongside the artist's Becoming project, which captured her gender transition via self-portraits made...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 113–120.
Published: 01 February 2021
... illness by incorporating her prescription for Prozac into one painting and using her emaciated, AIDS-ravaged body as the subject of a photographic portrait by Daniel Nicoletta in which her physical body fades, white on white, into an angel with wings. The article also examines how each of these drag...
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TSQ (2022) 9 (2): 248–254.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Gabrielle Le Roux; Nthabiseng Mokoena; Julius Kaggwa; Hana Aoi My work stems from the conviction that we change each other's lives with our stories, and that is why the portrait is accompanied by my collaborator's first-person narrative. The portrait is a vehicle for the story. I don't believe...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (3): 332–344.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., this male art was a clutter of lengthy quotes and aimless name checks—including a centerpiece of a deconstructed piano with the titles of theoretical works carved into each key. Yet another theory bro, lost in Manhattan. The unflinchingly derisory self-portrait is remarkable, given the pessimistic tone...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 676–678.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zowie Davy Abstract Katie Herzog's Transtextuality (Senate Bill 48) , an installation “depicting 48 portraits of transgender men and women of letters,” took on the mammoth task of displaying portraits of trans pioneers who represent transgender intelligentsia. The celebration of her Western...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (1): 4–23.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Furthermore, by contesting the way AIDS narratives eclipse children's perspectives on disease, Rodriguez's intervention has consequence for trans-of-color historical critique, breathing new life into an “epidemic child, not birthed but raised by AIDS.” Todayliketomorrowandthedayafter, portrait of carlos...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (4): 650–665.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Francisco Police Chief Jesse Cook pasted a photograph of Geraldine Portica into his personal scrapbook. His annotation notes Portica's arrest in San Francisco and her scheduled deportation to Mexico. The photograph of Portica is not an arrest mug shot but, rather, a full-body studio portrait: it was taken...
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TSQ (2015) 2 (3): 519–521.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... The particular power of cloth to effect these networks is closely associated with two almost contradictory aspects of its materiality: its ability to be permeated and transformed by maker and wearer alike; its ability to endure” ( Stallybrass 1993 : 38). Fashion then is linked to embodiment, a crafting or self...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 November 2021
... surgeons who devotes his practice to the surgery, and he has performed more top surgeries annually “than anyone else in the world” (113). The remainder of Stein's three participants happened to share a surgery date with Ben. Although the book focuses primarily on Ben, a self-identified trans man...
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TSQ (2019) 6 (4): 659–666.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Nicole Erin Morse Abstract In this interview, trans artist Vivek Shraya discusses the gendered politics of self-representation, the misogynistic stigma that attaches to her selfies, and the power of controlling the gaze and knowing “where to look.” Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (4): 598–604.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as “a measure between the beginnings of our sense of self and the chaos of our strongest feelings. . . an internal sense of satisfaction to which, once we have experienced it, we know we can aspire.” Lou's erotics, transmitted into the present via his own documentary descriptions of his carnal pleasures, now...
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TSQ (2014) 1 (4): 469–481.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that demands that the temporal process of transition be legible on the body. Alongside the legacy of the Enlightenment investment in self-creation, then, both autobiographies and photographic portraits reflect the diagnostic texts and images that powerfully shaped much trans becoming in a mid-twentieth-century...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2018
... work is the portrait of a man who is extremely self-aware of the importance of memoir and community control of narratives to battle internalized transphobia, homophobia, and institutional stigma. Smith, importantly, takes us through Sullivan's recorded romances, which were at times monogamous, open...
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TSQ (2018) 5 (3): 443–455.
Published: 01 August 2018
... on Bugis Street, most of whom exude a “fierce” attitude. In his reading of Tina Turner and her persona, Madison Moore describes fierceness as the ability “to transcend and to unravel, to self-actualize and to return the gaze” ( 2012 : 72). The trans* women on Bugis Street seemed to put on a fierce facade...
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TSQ (2021) 8 (4): 498–515.
Published: 01 November 2021
... next to the artist and the lady ( fig. 3 ). Figure 1. Ocaña showing his penis in Ocaña: Intermittent Portrait (dir. Ventura Pons, 1978, min. 3:33). Courtesy of Ventura Pons. Figure 1. Ocaña showing his penis in Ocaña: Intermittent Portrait (dir. Ventura Pons, 1978, min. 3:33). Courtesy...
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TSQ (2020) 7 (1): 77–98.
Published: 01 February 2020
... investment in the term in the twentieth century, and yet also provided space for a wider application beyond lesbian subjectivity. It is a critical text for many who came out as lesbian and/or transgender in the 1990s and early 2000s, and the late Feinberg, a self-proclaimed antiracist white, working-class...
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