In direct line with feminist artists and some of the canonical works of the 1960s and 1970s, they3 3 - The artist, who identifies as a transgender person who does not conform to established definitions of gender, wishes to be referred to by the plural gender-neutral pronouns they, them, their in the text. adopt a socially engaged and activist practice, but now informed by the intersectionality of struggles4 4 - Intersectionality relates to the consubstantiality of forms of discrimination (gender, class, race, sex, sexuality, age, ability, and so on) and to their co-constructive involvement in the development of identity. Kimberlé Crenshaw, “Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color,” Stanford Law Review 43, no. 6 (July 1991), 1241 — 99. and a rejection of binary thinking. Identity is no longer considered a monolithic bloc; instead, it is seen as strategic and multiple.
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