Queer Looks

Queer Looks

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Queer Looks is a collection of writing by video artists, filmmakers, and critics which explores the recent explosion of lesbian and gay independent media culture. A compelling compilation of artists' statements and critical theory, producer interviews and image-text works, this anthology demonstrates the vitality of queer artists under attack and fighting back. Each maker and writer deploys a surprising array of techniques and tactics, negotiating the difficult terrain between street pragmatism and theoretical inquiry, finding voices rich in chutzpah and subtlety. From guerilla Super-8 in Manila to AIDS video activism in New York, Queer Looks zooms in on this very queer place in media culture, revealing a wealth of strategies, a plurality of aesthetics, and an artillary of resistances.Neither gay porn producers I approached in France and the US, nor condom manufacturers, nor a gay publishing house in ... As intended, these six videos are now being used successfully as shorts before main features on rental and retail video cassettes, and being ... a number of young men roll condoms on and off ( and demonstrate how to put a condom on your partnera#39;s penis using your mouth).

Title:Queer Looks
Author:Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-06-17


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