The body as social sphere. Margins of gender and queer research
Lecture by Jacek Kochanowski

The lecture, to be held as a performative lecture, will be focused around the main achievements of gender and queer research for the knowledge of the body and the process of social embodiment.

The crossing point of contemporary critical art with engaged human studies will be shown, with reference to the works of art presented in the Museum of Modern Art – i.e. the social mechanisms of producing the body, sex and sexuality will be revealed.

The illusion of autonomous intimacy and “privacy” will be undermined by revealing the techniques of disciplining the body and changing it into a submissive machine used for production/reproduction/consumption. The techniques become visible mainly in bodies which are disobedient, “eccentric”, which reach far beyond what is conventional, “normal” or expected, namely, in bodies of sexually non-standard people.
 

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Other archival events from that cycle:

18:00 Lecture The body as social sphere. Margins of gender and queer research Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilia Pavilion
ul. Emilii Plater 51, Warsaw
18:00 Meeting The law is sexless. If so, why is it a man? Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilia Pavilion
ul. Emilii Plater 51, Warsaw
18:00 Lecture Translocal commons and the global crowdLecture od Susan Buck-Morss Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilia Pavilion
ul. Emilii Plater 51, Warsaw
18:00 Lecture Cards on the table – cognitive benefits of the “attack on gender” Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Emilia Pavilion
ul. Emilii Plater 51, Warsaw