Critical Writing Index

Sexual Hybrids: From Oriental Exotic to Postcolonial Grotesque

by Laura U. Marks

Parachute, Apr. 1993, no. 70, pp. 22-29

This article examines a number of videos that put forward alternative sexual representations in the context of post colonial culture, and are positioned to disconnect the entire uneasy constellation of race, nationalism, and sexuality. The full text in English is followed by a brief synopsis in French.

ITEM 1993.018 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Those Fluttering Objects of DesireShu Lea Cheang

Chinese CharactersRichard Fung

Measures of DistanceMona Hatoum

KhushPratibha Parmar

Sally's Beauty SpotHelen Lee