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Submitted By aliceayires
Words 1282
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Benny Lemaster
WGGS 305
11 February 2016
Unit 1 Paper
Having to define what it means to be Queer or Feminist is full of such significant detail, that before I had once overlooked. What deserves to be referenced as Queer art and or Feminist art? This ignites so many questions, that revolve around who that consumer may be. For each of us being consider Queer or Feminist may require a changed definition. For myself, Queer/Feminist arts boldly holds a variety of meaning. It is a way of life, a practice of immunity of limitation towards a performance of foreign approach without any structure of policing. The simplistic nature of Queer and or Feminist art can be easily over processed or over complicated. Asking yourself to climb out from under oneself understandably can be much easier said than done, but in this reality we have the control to loose control. Depart ways with once was and embrace the now. Queer and or Feminist art embarks on a journey of exploration to exhume these buried desires we all have that we have been ordered to mask.
When we try to examine what is art we are in essence examining a part of ourselves within. Trying to grasp the meaning of a particular performance whether it be music, film, canvas, etc. is a movement of transition that purposely directs us on path of self recognition. Art can be utilized as a tool to dismember the inner most workings of oneself. With this new enlightenment we piece ourselves back together with new adjustments because we have now discovered new pieces of ourselves that aids in a more self comprehensive framework. On a universal level according to “Dictionary.com” art is defined as “the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles,of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance”. I believe we all create art as a community as well as individuals, this art being…...

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