Auteur: Chapadjiev, Sabrina
Titel: Live Through This
Sub titel: On Creativity and Self-destruction
In a collection of original stories, essays, artwork, and photography, Nan Goldin, Eileen Myles, bell hooks, and other cutting-edge artists explore their use of art to survive madness, abuse, incest, depression, and the impulse toward self-destruction manifest in eating disorders, cutting, addiction, and contemplation of suicide. The book confronts the brutality many women and girls encounter in the world around them, and bravely takes as its subject the often misunderstood violence they at times inflict upon themselves. The diverse array of contributors here--novelists, poets, cartoonists, dancers, photographers, playwrights, burlesque performers--traverse the pains and passions that can both motivate and destroy women artists, and they mark a path for survival. Together they show that creative women are not destined to the fate of lost visionaries such as Woolf, Sexton, Arbus, and Plath. Live Through This is a fearless exploration of women's silent rage, the power that can come from internal struggle, and the possibility of transforming this burning force into fierce and enlightened work.
2008, 240 pag., Euro 15,95
Seven Stories Press, New York, ISBN 9781583228272
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