The Sleeping Hermaphrodite

Waking up from a Lethargic Confinement


What can a reclining marble sculpture, conceived through a myth in Greek antiquity, tell us today about the fluidity of our gender construction? What has been the role of aesthetic and historical canons in the construction of the female and male genders? Is ‘the sleeping Hermaphrodite’ really asleep? Or has she/he been induced to a long lethargic state, punished and confined by the history of gender normalization?

temporarily out of stock


96 pages, 102 x 162 mm, perfect bound
isbn 97-894-64202-83-0
illustrations color and b/w
available december 2020
language English

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