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Lara Stevens

Lara Stevens

Lara Stevens teaches theatre, performance, and gender studies at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Anti-War Theatre After Brecht (2016), editor and translator of Politics, Ethics and Performance: Hélène Cixous and the Théâtre du Soleil (2016) and co-editor of Feminist Ecologies (2018).

'Acts of intimate banality: Questioning the axing of Casey Jenkins’s grant' by Lara Stevens

December 2020, no. 427 25 November 2020
Like much feminist performance art since the 1960s, Casey Jenkins’s latest performance piece, titled IMMACULATE, centres on a female body – Jenkins’s own. IMMACULATE is a performance that documents the legal and commonly practised process of self-insemination in the home. After initially awarding funding to the work, the Australia Council has rescinded the grant, stating: ‘We cannot be pa ... (read more)