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Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Fall 2013


Catherine Lord, Untitled, 2013Untitled (36 from The ONE), 2013. Laminated inkjet prints, from Ink on Paper series. Dimensions variable. Photo: Tony Luong.

Catherine Lord is Professor Emerita of Studio Art at the University of California, Irvine. She is a writer, artist, and curator whose work addresses issues of feminism, cultural politics, and colonialism. She is the author of two text/image experimental narratives, The Summer of Her Baldness: A Cancer Improvisation (University of Texas Press), recently translated into French as L’Ete de Sa Calvitie, and Son Colibri, Sa Calvitie, Miss Translation (L’une bevue, Paris). She is the co-author, with Richard Meyer, of the survey Art and Queer Culture (Phaidon Press, 2013). Her critical essays and her fiction have been published in Afterimage, Art & Text, Artcoast, New Art Examiner, Whitewalls, Framework, Documents, Art Journal, GLQ, X-tra and Art Paper, as well as the collections The Contest of Meaning, Illuminations: Women Writing on Photography from the 1850s to the Present, Reframings: New American Feminisms in Photography , The Passionate Camera , Hers 3 ,Space, Site and Intervention: Issues in Installation and Site-Specific Art, Decomposing, The Art of Queering in Art,! Art and the Feminist Revolution, and En Todas Partes: Politicas de la Diversidad en El Arte. Her curated exhibitions include "Pervert," "Trash," "Gender, fucked" and "Memories of Overdevelopment: Philippine Diaspora in Contemporary Visual Art." Her work as a visual artist has been shown at Site Santa Fe, the New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, La Mama Gallery, Post Gallery, the Thomas Jancar Gallery, the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, and the Carpenter Center at Harvard University.



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