The Sleeping Hermaphrodite

Waking up from a Lethargic Confinement

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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?

available december 2022

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96 pages, 102 x 162 mm
isbn 97-894-64202-83-0
illustrations color and b/w
language English
1st print available december 2020
2nd print available december 2022

 

contents
My Trans Body is an Empty House
by Paul B. Preciado

Queering Mythology for Alternative Futures:
Athena and Dionysus
by Denis Maksimov

Touching the Difference
by Juan Duque

The transformation of Hermaphroditus
by Juan Duque

Two Types of Representations of Hermaphroditus:

The Sleeping Hermaphroditus, Roman type
by Juan Duque

Hermaphroditos Anasyromenos
by Nicolas Lakiotakis