“Dismembering the member: rethinking sexual difference in Maria Fernanda Cardoso’s exhibition’ It’s not size that matters, it is shape’”.

by Lara Stevens Abstract When the genome mapping of human sex chromosomes was completed in 2005, mainstream media reports on the findings claimed that the science provided evidence that women were a ‘different species’ to men. Many responses to the findings interpreted the research in ways that reinforced traditional patriarchal …

Fun With Feathers and Bones. The New York Times.

By Karen Rosenberg Combine some of the materials in “Dead or Alive” at the Museum of Arts and Design, and you’d have a potent witch’s brew. A single piece by Tessa Farmer, for instance, makes use of a ram skull, a mummified frog and bat, bladderwort, hedgehog spikes, weasel skulls, a …