Mit Lynn Takeo Musiol habe ich die Performance-Reihe "Dirty Debüt", Ausgabe S2#5"Pain Killer" begleitet.
"As if a cure was needed" Craig Morgan Teicher
In Sex, or the Unbearable, theorists Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman seek, through the lense of sex, to understand the ways in which we counteract the affective disturbances in encounters with others and the world, both as a crucial human experience and at its most concrete, in specific loss. In the chapter dedicated to queer scholar Eve K. Sedgwick, Berlant and Edelman trace the maneuvers we employ vis-a-vis the "eternal task of holding up the world" by ourselves; the individual and cultural techniques of drama, paranoia, and shame, of irony and optimism. Why sex?