visual diary 98 // mapping desire_s

* because it is still a political act to show your (naked) body on your own terms as a female*/queer.

an archive of feelings // the only thing louder than destruction

“we have to create, it is the only thing louder than destruction” — andrea gibson the pictures above are screenshots from visuals i did for the nee klischee party in leipzig in july 2014.

// the care of self _ a visual exploration of relations between bodies and work

thanks to slig and frie for their help and inspiration. a few related thoughts on neoliberalism and bodies here.

bodies that matter _ an essay about neoliberalism, post-fordism, power and bodies

This essay outlines ideas about connections between neoliberalism, power and post-fordism. I am focussing on the body as point of intersection between these complexes. First I discuss theoretical approaches towards the body, second the changes of the systems of economic production and power and third ideas about how these conditions are incorporated. My thesis is … Continue reading

transformation

transformation this series of collage is inspired by the idea that identities are not something natural or essential. moreover they are constructed, fluid and changing, mutidimensional and complex, sometimes inconsistent, in the state of an everlasting transformation. i also want to question how we read images. none of these images can be read as a … Continue reading

slutwalks, my body & and a few thoughts about sexuality 1

1 slutwalk after wonderful slutwalks in berlin (see this video)  and in other german cities slutwalt leipzig will take place – 15th of october 011 / start: 1 pm connewitz kreuz. soliparty / 30th of september solibar/focke . web here.  join! being at slutwalk berlin was a good experience. the important point for me about … Continue reading

visual diary 41_in_between

_ in between: __ bodies “You will want to know: How did we get used to things? What happend to our memories? Did Calliope have to die in order to make room for Cal? To all these questions I offer the same truism: it’s amazing what you can get used to. After I returned from … Continue reading

visual diary 33 _ questions

which was the happiest moment in the last year for you? where is the place you feel home? do you prefer the night or the day? do you feel sometims in the wrong gender, the wrong sex? when? why? do you like your body? what would make this world a better place? in what do … Continue reading

visual diary part 27 – my home is where my ♥ is _ a photowalk in leipzig plagwitz

(entrance) come on… i would like to show you were my heart lives… leipzig is my favourite place on earth. i’m living here for three and a half year but there’s still so much to explore and i can’t wait until the summer comes. have a short walk around in leipzig plagwitz. let’s get lost … Continue reading

visual diary part 26 – herzkammer heim (chamber of the heart home)

  you really need to watch this video and listen to this wonderful song by einstürzende neubauten: stella maris. and if you want to hear something faster, you should listen to this great female band called trophy wife. and merci beaucoup for nearly 1250 views.   translation: wozu verführt uns gewöhnlichkeit, mechanik: whatfore usualness, mechanism … Continue reading

visual diary part 20 – silent

sometimes one winter night in leipzig near main stadion i saw people playing bike polo in a undercrossing. it was somehow surreal. the last time i travelled back from vienna to leipzig by train i saw a group of hunters in their green cloths moving slowly with their guns to the forest. acoustic review at … Continue reading

visual diary part 19 – riots not diet

you know lookism? “Lookism is a form of discrimination of individuals, which is based on their outward appearance. The term lookism is meant to designate the hierarchization of individuals on the basis of bodily traits, which are rated positively or negatively and therefore enlarge or diminish an individual’s value.The perception of certain traits as positive … Continue reading

visual diary part 17 – (de)constructing bodies

 

visual diary 8 – verletzbarkeiten (vulnerabilities)

pj harvey – the devil radiohead – wish away the nightmare (jingsaw falling into place)

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