Queer Feminist Durationality
Time and Materiality as a Means of Resisting Spatial Objectification
[W]e have seen that the empirical existence of Time in the World is human Desire …
[W]e must take seriously temporality's tremendous social and political force.
Glowering at the viewer and holding a gun with her legs spread, crotch exposed through her “action pants,”VALIE EXPORT might be thought of as reversing the male gaze (or at least as positing a “fuck you” to its seemingly inexorable structures of fetishism), or she might be thought of as opening up new circuits of meaning based on flows of desire and identification that escape the binary logic of earlier models of feminist critique.3 The ...