Critical Writing Index

Territories of the Forbidden: Lesbian Culture, Sex & Censorship; An overview of works in various media by women

by Marusia Bociurkiw

Fuse, Apr. 1988, v. 11, no. 49, pp. 27-32

This is an article about censorship, the lesbian-as-spectacle dilemma, how lesbian culture is often pushed underground and how to solve this. It focuses mainly on lesbian video art and how it tries to deal with these problems.

ITEM 1988.080 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

An Apple A DayGay Bell

S(word) SwallowersLynne Fernie

Frankly, ShirleyAlmerinda Travassos

Frankly, ShirleyMarg Moores

Ten Cents A Dance: ParallaxMidi Onodera

Displaced ViewMidi Onodera

Working GirlsLizzie Borden

I've Heard The Mermaids SingingPatricia Rozema