Prose

The latest prose submitted by the society. Fiction and non-fiction, satirical and serious, you can find it here.

Carolee Schneemann’s body politics: sexuality, the female body and the symbol of woman

“Can I be both an image and an image maker?” Rooted in this question, Carolee Schneemann’s ‘Body Politics’ is affronting, feverish and unapologetically erotic. Spanning six decades, the exhibition is both exhaustive and exhausting as viewers are propelled through twelve zones and two stories in the Barbican’s vast gallery space. As its title suggests, ‘Body …

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Marilyn.

About my personal experience with sexual harassment and disappearance into myself, caused by widely spread social phenomena like objectification and hyper sexualisation. I believe these feelings to be shared by many other women, who might struggle to identify the source of these feelings of emptiness (as do I). One of the loudest voices surrounding this …

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