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Del LaGrace Volcano will perform at Moderna Museet before the film program: It´s a Fucking Man´s World.
* Friday November 16th at 6pm Del LaGrace Volcano:
TALKING QUEER: GENDER OPTIONAL + BODIES OF RESISTANCE + A SPECTACULAR SPECIMEN
Consisting of 3 short spoken work pieces performed and visualized by Del LaGrace Volcano.
Length: 10 min
GENDER OPTIONAL: The Mutating Self Portrait 1999
Del LaGrace Volcano is a visual artist and cultural producer working with the body and identity notions for social, political and personal purposes. They attended the San Francisco Art Institute, and received an MA in Photographic Studies at the University of Derby in 1992. Selected publications include: Love Bites (1991), The Drag King Book with Jack Halberstam (1999), Sublime Mutations (2000), Sex Works with Beatriz Preciado (2005) and Femmes of Power: Exploding Queer Femininities with Ulrika Dahl (2008). Selected exhibitions include: Street Style at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK (1994); Corpus Queer: Bodies in Resistance at Le Transpalette Centre for Contemporary Art in Bourges, France (2005); Das Achte Feld: The Eighth Square, Ludwig Museum, Koln, Germany (2006); and En Todas Partes: Politicas de la Diversidad En El Arte (Everywhere: Sexual Diversity Policies in Art), Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (2009); and sh(OUT) at the Museum of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland (2009). In 2012, Volcano’s work was featured in the solo exhibition Del LaGrace Volcano: A Mid-Career Retrospective opened at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and is currently showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Macedonia. Volcano is a regular contributor to academic publications, television programs and films on visual art and queer/feminist theory.