Poolside, Fall 1999, pp. 11-15
The article discusses the history of artist Thirza Cuthand and most of her work. It follows her work from age 16 to current; focusing on development of visual style and subject matter. Her work deals with homosexuality, childhood sexuality, intergenerational relationships, mental disability, and the politics of multi-race identity.
This essay is also in the book Transference, Tradition, Technology: Native new media exploring visual and digital culture (published by Walter Philips Gallery editions, Banff, 2005).
ITEM 1999.058 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Lessons in Baby Dyke Theory – Thirza Cuthand
Manipulation Dictation – Thirza Cuthand
Springs Eternal – Thirza Cuthand
Colonization: The Second Coming – Thirza Cuthand
Working Baby Dyke Theory: The Diasporic Impact of Cross Generattional Barriers – Thirza Cuthand
Untouchable – Thirza Cuthand
Thirza Cuthhand's Through the Looking Glass – Thirza Cuthand
My Sister – Thirza Cuthand
My Sister – Daniella Ratzlaff
Bisexual Wannabe – Thirza Cuthand
Earth Flesh – Thirza Cuthand