Monthly Archives: October 2012

QUEER, PART 1(IN ITS SENSE OF NOT SOLELY RELATING TO SEXUAL ORIENTATION)IN LITERATURE: A CREATIVE EXPLORATION/CLARIFICATION OF WHAT IT MEANS TO ME. BY STEVEN BENSON

I feel the need to clarify to myself, and, I hope, to others, the concrete MEANINGS of the word queer, when used in senses outside its other meaning of a re-claiming of the perjorative implications of ” queer” as a term … Continue reading

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PIGEONS(HOMING BIRDS)AND BELONGING: WALKER ART GALLERY: BIENNIAL 2012 (CONTD).BY STEVEN BENSON

Pigeons….seen as pests/vermin; but also: homing birds; coming back to where they belong… but unwelcome (usually; unless you like feeding them, cf. those wonderful eccentrics)…i watched a pigeon struggle once : it had foot rot, leaving only one foot to … Continue reading

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(GAY)SEX, SADO-MASOCHISM,VOYEURISM IN THE OFFICIAL LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL!BY STEVEN BENSON

I owe liverpool (official) Biennial a part apology. Re-reading their exhibition listings booklet scrupulously, I found listed an exhibition of work by Mark Morrisroe, the American artist/video artist who made works around the subject of the AIDS virus in the body(he died … Continue reading

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