SEX WORKS photographs1979 - 2005. Ca. 160 pages, format 28 x
24 cm, ca. 19,90 Euro. Sexwork shows the history of sex in
the queer scene in thrilling pictures.
- Text by Beatriz Preciado. English. PErsonyl Introduction
by Del LaGrace Volcano. English-German.
SUBLIME MUTATIONS, 192 pages,180 photographs in duotone and
color, format 31 x 24 cm, hardbound, texts in English and
German, by Jay Prosser, Del LaGrace Volcano, Gerburg
Treusch-Dieter ISBN 3-88769-135-0, Eur 39,90
Del La Grace Volcano is one of the pioneers of the
intersexual movement. In his images he discovers the
sensuous and sexual possibilities of mutating identities and
bodies in an intensity never seen before. Sublime Mutations
present for the first time an overview over the works of the
artist. The book focuses on the transformation from a rather
female to a rather male nature, allowing the intersexual
aspects of humans.
The photographs in this book rebel strongly against binary
concepts like male - female, pretty - ugly, healthy - ill
and so on. They tell stories from the Feminine
Principle" over Lesbian boyz", Tranz Portraits"
to intensive erotic performances within the pansexual
Bodies are always changing. Through life, aging, by
accidents or operations. Del LaGrace also shows this kind of
mutations" in subtle pictures. Short texts from
Volcano give a very personal insight into the world of
Also including an essay from Jay Prosser, philosophic
reflections from Gerburg Treusch-Dieter and interviews with
the protagonists of the sexual performances Ars
Del LaGrace Volcano
"Bodies as sites of mutation, loss and longing have been my
overriding and obsessional concerns for the past ten years.
Sublime Mutations are the transformations that are produced
by age, accident, illness, or design. The motto is: Mutate
and survive or stagnate and perish."
Volcano is a gender variant visual artist from California
living exclusively in London since 1987. He studied film and
photography at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria before
winning a scholarship to the San Francisco Art Institute in
1979. He received his Masters Degree in Photographic Studies
in 1992 from the University of Derby. He has exhibited and
published extensively in Europe, the United Kingdom and the
United States. He has also been known to make the occasional
foray into the worlds of film, performance art, television
and academia. His first monograph was LoveBites, (Gay Men's
Press 1991) and then The Drag King Book (Serpent's Tail,
1999 with Judith Halberstam). He has also produced three
short documentaries that have screened at film festivals
throughout the world. Pansexual Public Porn, 1997, A
Prodigal Son? 1998 and Journey Intersex, 2000 and others.
You can also order this films - we plan ia compilation as
dvd in 2005/2006
photographs are amongst the most revealing and the most
sexual of contemporary images
even the most
outré subjects are presented with an identification
and love" (Jay Prosser)
The Feminie Principle - Lesbian Boys & Other Inverts
- Xenomorhosis - Ars Poetica - Drag Kings - Trans-Genital
Landscapes - Tranz-Portraits - Kathy Acker -
Hermaphrodyké - Shape shifters
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