Author Archives: annawistreich

Judith Butler: Gender Trouble

Judith Butler’s ideas of the performed gender, and how gender is not something you are, but something you act, uses a post-structural approach inspired by Foucault’s history of sexuality, and the deconstruction of gender. Her argument is that gender and

Judith Butler: Gender Trouble

Judith Butler’s ideas of the performed gender, and how gender is not something you are, but something you act, uses a post-structural approach inspired by Foucault’s history of sexuality, and the deconstruction of gender. Her argument is that gender and

Helene von Oldenburg & Claudia Reiche: the Very Cyberfeminist International

  ‘The Very Cyberfeminist International’ serves as the catalogue for the 3rd cyberfeminist conference, put together by the Old Boys Network – a group of women creating a platform for cyberfeminists of the world to unite! With the conference, we

Helene von Oldenburg & Claudia Reiche: the Very Cyberfeminist International

  ‘The Very Cyberfeminist International’ serves as the catalogue for the 3rd cyberfeminist conference, put together by the Old Boys Network – a group of women creating a platform for cyberfeminists of the world to unite! With the conference, we

subRosa: Common Knowledge and Political Love

Through the work of the cyber feminist collective of cultural producers that constitutes subRosa, we see the woman’s body constructed and curated in the image of performative art. The artworks of subRosa are meant to provoke discussion and disseminate knowledge

subRosa: Common Knowledge and Political Love

Through the work of the cyber feminist collective of cultural producers that constitutes subRosa, we see the woman’s body constructed and curated in the image of performative art. The artworks of subRosa are meant to provoke discussion and disseminate knowledge

Armadillo, Janus Metz (2010)

Armadillo is the story of two young Danish soldiers, Mads and Daniel, who lose their innocence in the war in Afghanistan. Adventurous and with an open mind, they leave the safe haven of Denmark on their first deployment. The film

Armadillo, Janus Metz (2010)

Armadillo is the story of two young Danish soldiers, Mads and Daniel, who lose their innocence in the war in Afghanistan. Adventurous and with an open mind, they leave the safe haven of Denmark on their first deployment. The film

Karen Joy Fowler: What I Didn’t See

Fowler’s What I Didn’t See explores the same type of hunter-milieu, which was dealt with in Haraway’s Teddy Bear Patriarchy. We once again come across the notion of curating nature, with the same problematic idea of it as seen in

Karen Joy Fowler: What I Didn’t See

Fowler’s What I Didn’t See explores the same type of hunter-milieu, which was dealt with in Haraway’s Teddy Bear Patriarchy. We once again come across the notion of curating nature, with the same problematic idea of it as seen in

DataViz: Information as Art

The exhibit at the Beall Center for Art + Technology at UCI was interesting, as it explored the wide ranges of how to construct information as art. It displayed the personalized depictions of what nature, science and history looked like

DataViz: Information as Art

The exhibit at the Beall Center for Art + Technology at UCI was interesting, as it explored the wide ranges of how to construct information as art. It displayed the personalized depictions of what nature, science and history looked like

Walter Benjamin: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

In his seminal essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin claims that the basic conditions of the artwork, conditions not only concerning its shape and media, but its aura, is changing and in danger

Walter Benjamin: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

In his seminal essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Walter Benjamin claims that the basic conditions of the artwork, conditions not only concerning its shape and media, but its aura, is changing and in danger