The Autumn 2017 issue of Signs is now available online.
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Artist Statement Based on Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, this piece takes its title from a chapter in her book. The installation invites viewers into the central camera obscura one at a time. In the pitch-dark interior, rocked by slight movement of the cone’s round form, the viewer’s eyes dilate […]
The Autumn 2017 issue of Signs is available from the University of Chicago Press. Articles No Way Out of the Binary: A Critical History of the Scientific Production of Sex Veronica Sanz Plasticity and Programming: Feminism and the Epigenetic Imaginary Sarah S. Richardson “Other Mothers,” Migration, and a Transnational Nurturing Nexus Alexia Bloch Reproducing Jane: […]
Nell Painter, Carmen Rios, and Marjorie Spruill discuss Susan Bordo’s book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, with a response from Bordo.
Cameron Awkward-Rich and Meghan Healy-Clancy awarded 2017 prize recognizing innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.
Artist Statement Cocreated during the first ever gathering of and for African trans activists in Cape Town, the work is a creative intervention for social justice, to mark the emergence of an African trans movement and honor the people from seven countries who chose to participate. After drawing them from life, I invited each […]
Co-Chair of the Women’s March on Washington, Tamika Mallory, is interviewed by Signs Editor Suzanna Danuta Walters. They discuss the success of the January 21, 2017, Women’s Marches around the United States and the world, the significance of intersectional organizing, and the possibilities for future resistance.
Marcie Bianco, Raewyn Connell, Jay Prosser, Susan Stryker, and Judit Takacs discuss Susan Faludi’s In the Darkroom, with a response from Faludi.
Artist Statement Feeling a strong need to reexamine and redefine photographic practice for contemporary relevance, I began producing work that engages the conceptual vocabulary of the time. With unidentified figures as a visual point of departure, I use the figure to examine the ways in which gender and culture shape the interactions, relationships and experiences […]