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Elene Pasuri

Elene Pasuri is an author, producer, and curator from Tbilisi, Georgia. She now develops various projects at Propaganda, an organization supporting Georgian contemporary art.

Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s

The 1970s in America was a “decisive moment” for public dialogue on sexual abuse and it acted as a turning point in gender politics after suffragette feminism, when the pains of abused women were spoken for the first time together with artists. Princenthal explores the phenomenology of precisely these acts of speech: their unspeakability, their first articulations, and their transformation into language.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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