Deeper Into Sex Work: A Playlist by Alison Gingeras

From Kate Millet to Dear Ivanka, explore new perspectives on feminism and sex-positivity in a playlist by the curator of Sex Work

‘Pourquoi je suis feministe’ - Simone de Bouvoir (1975)

‘Some American Feminists’ - a film by Luce Guilbeault, Nicole Brossard and Margaret Wescott (1980) 

‘Lefties: Angry Wimmin’ - BBC documentary on veteran radical feminists (2006)

From the BBC documentary 'Angela Carter’s Curious Room’, filmed just before the author’s death (1992) 

Penny Slinger on 50% The Visible Woman, an exclusive excerpt from Richard Kovitch’s documentary ‘Penny Slinger — Out of the Shadows’ (2017)

Sheila Jeffries on Kate Millet at the University of Melbourne (2009)

Andrea Dworkin and Women Against Pornography on William F. Buckleys ‘Firing Line’ tv show (1985)

Cosey Fanni Tutti performs ‘Discipline’ with Throbbing Gristle (1970s)

Margot St James on the Whore Stigma, from the World Whore’s Summit in San Francisco (1989)

‘Judith Butler, philosophe en tout genre’ - a documentary on philosopher and queer theorist Judith Butler for Franco-German cultural television channel Arte (2006)

‘America Is Not Ready For This’, Karol Radzieszewski’s documentary on Natalia LL (2011) (the title words are those allegedly spoken by Leo Castelli upon seeing LL’s works in the 1970s)

‘“Bad Feminisms”: the art of sexual politics’ - a discussion at Dallas Contemporary (2016)

#feminism by John Oliver: a compilation (2016 -)

Dear Ivanka Propaganda: Beware of Fake Feminism (2017)

Camille Paglia on the Pro Sex Movement (2017)

Dorothy Iannone on Censorship (2017)

Sex Work: Feminist Art & Radical Politics, curated by Alison Gingeras, is on view at Frieze London 2017 every day of the fair.

For a full list of presentations, click here

Tickets for Frieze London and Frieze Masters are avaialble here

Alison Gingeras is a writer and curator based in New York, USA and Warsaw, Poland

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