Critical Writing Index

Subjects on the Threshold: Problems with the Pronouns

by Renee Baert

Parachute, Winter 1993, no. 69, pp. 14-21

This article focuses on gender ideology by exploring such tropes as seduction courtship, the energies of quest, and searching for female position. Through various examples of Canadian video art the author looks at feminism, depictions of the body and culture and identity to explain these trots.

ITEM 1993.057 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Birthday Suit - With Scars and DefectsLisa Steele

Helene Bourgault

Chaperons RougesHelene Doyle

Lisa Steele

Working the Double ShiftKim Tomczak

Leila Sujir

India Hearts BeatElizabeth Schroeder

I Can't Get Over What I SawSu Rynard

AbsenceSara Diamond

HeroicsJanice Marchessault

The Act of Seeing with Another EyeCatherine Richard

Spectral Bodies