Unmarked is a controversial analysis of the fraught relation between political and representational visibility in contemporary culture. Written from and for the Left, Unmarked rethinks the claims of visibility politics through a feminist psychoanalytic examination of specific performance texts - including photography, painting, film, theatre and anti-abortion demonstrations.

chapter |33 pages

Broken Symmetries

Memory, Sight, Love

chapter |37 pages

Developing the Negative

Mapplethorpe, Schor, and Sherman

chapter |22 pages

Spatial Envy

Yvonne Rainer's The Man Who Envied Women

chapter |18 pages

The Golden Apple

Jennie Livingston's Paris is Burning

chapter |18 pages

Theatre and its Mother

Tom Stoppard's Hapgood

chapter |16 pages

White Men and Pregnancy

Discovering the Body to be Rescued

chapter |21 pages

The Ontology of Performance

Representation without Reproduction

chapter |14 pages


Notes on Hope—for My Students