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L'amour seul brisera nos coeurs

Artist: Bérangère Fromont

Author: Elodie Petit

Publisher: A La Maison

Au 19ème siècle, l’homosexualité est inventée comme crime et maladie mentale en Europe. En 2018 alors que le mariage et les lois protègent désormais, les actes violents homophobes ont augmenté en France de 34,3%. L’homosexualité déclenche toujours autant de haine et de rejets.

Le travail de Bérangère Fromont est axé sur la représentation de l’homosexualité féminine qui se trouve à l’intersection de plusieurs discriminations. Sous représentée, invisibilisée dans l’art comme dans la société contrairement à la culture gay. Fantasmée, déformée, colonisée, la représentation des lesbiennes dans sa jeunesse n’existaient pas en dehors de quelques films pornographiques hétérosexuels, où l’on pouvait voir des filles aux ongles et cheveux longs présentes uniquement pour le regard masculin. Pour l'artiste : "il est temps de créer nos propres archives en produisant nos propres récits visuels loin des récits fantasmés habituels des personnes non concernées. Mon approche de ce sujet est à la fois intime, amoureuse, poétique, politique, sensible, quotidienne."

[À La Maison Printing]

Publication date:2022
Number of pages: 160 pages
Weight: 430 g.
Dimensions: 21 × 28 cm
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