Trans(per)forming Nina Arsenault : An Unreasonable Body of Work, Paperback / softback Book

Trans(per)forming Nina Arsenault : An Unreasonable Body of Work Paperback / softback

Edited by Judith Rudakoff


Transgendered playwright - performer, columnist, and sex worker Nina Arsenault has undergone more than sixty plastic surgeries in pursuit of a feminine beauty ideal.

In "TRANS(per)FORMING" Nina Arsenault, Judith Rudakoff brings together a diverse group of contributors, including artists, scholars, and Arsenault herself to offer an exploration of beauty, image, and the notion of queerness through the lens of Arsenault's highly personal brand of performance art.

Illustrated throughout with photographs of the artist's transformation over the years and demonstrating her diversity of personae, this volume contributes to a deepening of our understanding of what it means to be a woman and what it means to be beautiful.

Also included in this volume is the full script of Arsenault's critically acclaimed stage play, "The Silicone Diaries".


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Intellect Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Art & design styles: from c 1960
  • ISBN: 9781841505718



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