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    Curating visual archives of sex: a roundtable discussion

    Sepahvand, A. and Slater, M. and Timm, A.F. and Vaccaro, J. and Bauer, Heike and Sutton, Katie (2022) Curating visual archives of sex: a roundtable discussion. Radical History Review 142 , pp. 19-36. ISSN 0163-6545.

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    In this roundtable, four curators of exhibitions showcasing sexual archives and histories—with a particular focus on queer and trans experiences—were asked to reflect on their experiences working as scholars and artists across a range of museum and gallery formats. The exhibitions referred to below were: Bring Your Own Body: Transgender between Archives and Aesthetics, curated by Jeanne Vaccaro (discussant) with Stamatina Gregory at The Cooper Union, NYC in 2015 and Haverford College, PA in 2016; Odarodle: An imaginary their_story of naturepeoples, 1535-2017, curated by Ashkan Sepahvand (discussant) at the Schwules Musem (Gay Museum) in Berlin, Germany, in 2017; Queer, curated by Ted Gott, Angela Hesson, Myles Russell-Cook, Meg Slater (discussant), and Pip Wallis at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, in 2021-2022; and TransTrans: Transatlantic Transgender Histories, curated by Alex Bakker, Rainer Herrn, Michael Thomas Taylor, Annette F. Timm (discussant) at the Schwules Musem in Berlin, Germany, in 2019-2020, adapting an earlier exhibition shown at the University of Calgary, Canada in 2016.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): visual, archives, queer, trans, history, curating, exhibition
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Heike Bauer
    Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2022 11:16
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:51


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