“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 …

Putting Penises under the Microscope

Written by Roberta Buiani and Gary Genosko Abstract In 2011, Australian-based artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso exhibited her multi-part work It is not Size that Matters, it is Shape at ARC One gallery in Melbourne. It was the first of a series of installations focusing on the reproductive organs of the …

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 …

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