Juana María Rodríguez

Mo29Nov18:30Mo20:00Juana María RodríguezSeeing, Sensing, Feeling: Sexual Subjects, Precarious LivesVeranstaltungsartVortrag


Juana María Rodríguez examines an array of biographical materials depicting the life of San Francisco Latina transgender activist Adela Vázquez. As she considers these different genres of representation, from graphic narratives and oral histories to documentary films and social-media selfies, Rodríguez asks: How do representational forms shape the subjective experiences of the life stories we are consuming? How does autobiography complicate visual narratives that attempt to unravel the ways we understand race, gender, and sexuality? How do various forms of visual, textual, and digital documentation transform our affective encounters with the sexual lives of marginalized subjects across a lifetime?

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29. November 2021 18:30 - 20:00(GMT+02:00)

The American Academy in Berlin

Am Sandwerder 17-19 14109 Berlin

The American Academy in Berlin