Performing Profanity and other Vulgarities
Sarah M. Harrison (Author and Artist)
Saturday, November 11, 2017
„'cause it's like
it's normally not, it's like
I felt embarrassed 'cause when I was
Juxtaposing several different examples of verbatim, Sarah M. Harrison will consider informal spoken language for their function as performative gestures of inclusion and exclusion, especially as it relates to the use of ‘profane’, ‘offensive’ and ‘vulgar’ expression and their „classed“ codings.
Sarah M. Harrison is a writer and artist originally from Sydney, Australia. She authored the novella All The Things published by Arcadia Missa, the poetry collection Channels of Elimination (Publishing Puppies) and numerous other writings. She is a co-creator of surrealist sitcom Charisma, that will premiere across multiple platforms in December 2017. Sarah has shown, read and performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, HAU Berlin, Sandy Brown, LACA (LA) and Lisa Cooley (NYC) a.o.
Admission 5 Euro. Reduced 3 Euro. Members are free.
The event accompanies the exhibition CLASS LANGUAGES – Exhibition, Magazine, Debate, on view at Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf through January 28, 2018.