Praxis Queer : les corps queers comme sites de création et de résistance

Abstract : Praxis queer questions the use of artistic practices in queer activism. The reflection is organized around three lines of thought : artistic, militant, and daily life resistance. The artistic axis analyses the techniques of self-invention and subversion of corporal, sexual and gender norms. Activists establish games between performativity and performance. The militant axis highlights the use of art as a tool of queer activism, which interrogates the strategies of struggle and the political efficiency of art. The third axis focuses on daily life resistance practices. These practices are analysed from both a micropolitical and artistic performance point of view, questioning the limits of art. Some cross-disciplinary themes can be found in these three areas : performance, the issue of archives in queer struggles, the militant use of new technologies and the figure of the cyborg. New issues of queer activism, such as effects, ecology and anticapitalism, are discussed. This thesis is a militant act. It is dedicated to academics as well as activists and is a personal involvement. It is based on interviews with activists from France and Spain. These interviews are analysed in such a way that it enhances militant knowledge and put it in parallel with the "legitimate" knowledge represented by authors such as Judith Butler, Jack Halberstam, Paul Preciado or Amelia Jones. The tools of art history are used to analyse militant actions. The political or militant dimension of works is systematically analysed.
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Zoé Adam. Praxis Queer : les corps queers comme sites de création et de résistance. Art et histoire de l'art. Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille III, 2018. Français. ⟨NNT : 2018LIL3H034⟩. ⟨tel-02316195⟩

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