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. Advertisements

// 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.

identities on unstable grounds _ an essay about lesbian and queer identities II

you can find part one here.  a very short introduction in queer theory and politics can be found here. i would like to open this to discussion, so please do not hesitate to use the comments to share your thoughts and questions. 4 _ how is lesbianism defined around the turn of the millenium? Before … Continue reading

the deconstruction of gender _ an introduction in queer politics and feminism

  1. Introduction In this essay I want to give a short introduction in the ideas of queer theory, the connections between these ideas and feminism and furthermore I will talk a bit about queer politics. “Queer” was a spell word for gay and lesbian people – during the 1980s it was adopted by several … Continue reading

visual diary 58 _ i move in closer

these are stills from my filmexperiment ‘i move in closer’ i move in closer is the first filmexperiment i ever did. i like doing films. in this piece i connected performance, photography and film. … another visual diary is a bit sleeping these weeks. but it will wake up soon. life is keeping me busy … Continue reading

the other

_touch _ family portrait 1 _ family portrait 2 _ metamorphose 1 _ metamorphose 2 _ cut _deconstruction of the glace 1 _ deconstruction of the glace 2

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 46 _ space

two turnining points for me: going for the first time to a squat & going the first time to a ladyfest, meeting all the people there &  experience that kind of freedom. places as space for idea, people, special atmosphere & creativity are so important – free space just for creating a little utopia, doing … Continue reading

visual diary 45 _ a tea with virginia woolf

_ paranoid paradise queer:film:festival leipzig o11 started seven weeks of queer film interventions and much more in leipzig ~ programme: 9.6.// east/west – sex & politics / lene-voigt-park 16.6. // too much pussy! feminist sluts in the queer x show / rosental 23.6. // female trouble / uni innenhof 30.6. // el último verano de … Continue reading

this is a manifesto for dreamers

this is a manifesto for dreamers. we’re living in a world full of things that should be changed. discrimination against people because they are different, not usual (whatever usual is), is a everyday-everywhere-problem sometimes it seems like capitalism is the only paradigm in these times and the question of how to produce more and more … Continue reading

visual diary 42_ crash and burn

sometimes life is windy. full of things to do. and so right now i’ve very less time left to write my blog. but now a new post full of things to do, to read and music to hear ♥ _to read slanted is a magazine about typography & graphic design. every issue has another focus. slanted … 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

revolution grrrl style now!

i don’t want flowers …. i don’t want a piece of the cake… … i want the whole bakery. … i want equal pay. … i want more women artistas. … i want a world without sexism. (and so much more) REVOLUTION GRRRL STYLE NOW! further: manifesto of the riot grrrls information about & collection … 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 part 16 – interrogative

besides: week review and some art look at this beautiful illustration by fräulein zucker: we don’t want a piece of the cake. we want the whole bakery! i thought about these illustrations today while having a really weird discussion about the woman quota. the other person told me that we shouldn’t control the business concerns … Continue reading

visual diary part 12 – kingz, queenz and criminal queers

coco rosie – lemonade venus boyz (documentation about draq kings) p.s.: i couldn’t stop listening to this song today: the invisible – passion, it’s great isn’t it? p.p.s.: my typewritter behaved really bitchy today… i hope it’ll be in a good mood tomorrow.

visual diary part 10 – let’s go!

sleater kinney – jumpers

visual diary 8 – verletzbarkeiten (vulnerabilities)

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

visual diary part 7 – i was never the one you wanted me to be (but i wanted)

art and music are two things that touch my heart. they’re a part of  my everyday life. i love spending time with my headphones, my art books and i also love going to museums. it was fantastic to see all this great art at paris (and the very special architecture of the centre pompidou). it’s … Continue reading

visual diary part 6 – break pearl necklaces

rebel girl

bikini kill – rebel girl

visual diary part 4 – utopia

i wish more days like these. waking up in my sun flooded room, walking into friends, spending time with them instead of working, having a great vegan dinner, looking in the mirror saying i love you, doing something i’ve never done before, milling around in the city, taking stupid pictures, laughing and screaming. my personal … Continue reading

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