On Saturday the 23rd of September you are invited to Livia Rita’s Brexit Wedding. Taking place at the Total Refreshment Centre, the launch of Livia Rita’s second single “Heart Tattoo” has been developed in close collaboration with East 15 Angels, Nwando Ebizie, Hannah Ringham, Brigitte Aphrodite, former hysterian Ama Josephine Budge, Rowena & Maisie, Ale Marzotto, Virgin Xtravaganza and more.Read More
The meaning of abolishing the family for communists is an end to the coercion currently implicit to all parenting. It is the establishment of new universal conditions assuring each child an upbringing which matches their fundamental needs.Read More
Against Equality offers a critique that doesn’t take queerness to simply be a cultural identity, but one that exists within an economic framework.
Pomegranates, the ancient fruits are like the heart; they take and take and take until they burst, the heavy seeds like blood vessels, filled with pink, sweet liquidagainst the cold steel blade.Read More
I look down upon myself and I see breasts. With hair. Uneven. Like milk bottles – the flowing rivers of Baby-lon.
A man: I look at you and see everything that I am not.Read More
telling about that
is not like coming out
but it is in small ways
when your friends laugh around the doubts...
Running from 2-26 February 2017, the ‘Festival of Abstracted, Ritualized and Embodied Live Art’ promises to bring ‘happenings, workshops, performances, live music and films’, exploring ‘perception: altered states, visual illusions and hallucinations, dogmatic thinking…’ HYSTERIA spoke to co-curator Nwando Ebizie (http://www.nwandoebizie.com) ahead of the ritualistic Opening Ceremony.Read More
Are we in the forth-wave? What does the young feminist movement look like? I spoke with an Edmonton, Alberta-based feminist art collective called Tennis Club in order to find some answers.Read More
Cisgender academics, scientists, psychologists and sexologists as well as the media have historically created a pathological picture of trans people - a cissexist practice continually reproduced in the university.Read More
The work was part of a film installation that Strasser exhibited at Guest Projects in London in September 2015. The work is very much animated by an anxiety, a need to produce, a need to articulate.Read More
When discussing the basis for this paper as a group we had trouble working through the problem of the ‘surface-level’ understandings of feminism, present meanings which barely skim the problems faced by many different groups of women and non-binary people today.Read More
Shaver du? Waxer du? Det gør de fleste. Det gør jeg selv, selvom jeg er selverklæret feminist. Hårfobien ses over alt: i middelalderlige fantasyserier og apokalyptiske fremtidsfilm er kvindernes armhuler bare.Read More
Oh well, apart from the most side of things, which I always find so hard as definitives are too absolute for me, I'd say my most hysterical moment repeats itself every now and then. It is usually framed by a social situation both awkward and comfortable enoughRead More
i feel like i have to justify
ungovernable emotional excess
disturbances of the uterus
my choice not/to participate
in the tradition of shaving]
HYSTERIA stands against the American leadership of today. We stand against a system that does not produce viable alternatives. That said, today incurred a change. We are now encountering the apparent and unabashed embodiment of already existing mortal structures becoming explicit.Read More
I’m sitting next to him. I’m capturing the moment. He’s sniffing at my fingers.
He says: Would you like to come over?
I say: Yes, yes, yes.
A frail woman who raised her children,
With the anger of her dispossession
She wore her dress obeying the tradition
And mocking men who failed.Read More
I met the Teacher three years ago on a street in central Bucharest where she was trying to attract customers. Some of my friends lived on the same street and one evening they had a party with loud music, which led the neighbours to call the police.Read More
A collection of cartoons by Mir Suhail QadiriRead More