Based on the gender theme, this video was presented at my thesis defense to illustrate the notion of the « gender performativity » mentioned by the philosopher Judith Butler. This video was inspired by the Drag Queens visual universe as well as communities's that question gender binarity, as the the Afro-American gay community with the Voguing dance.
Music : Cakes Da Killa - I run this club
Films extracts :
- "Paris is burning" by Jennie Livingston, 1991.
- "Can't Drag Us Down: Meet London's Female Queens" by Broadly, 2015.
© Miléna Kabakdjian