My female body

dc.contributor.authorWalker, Holly
dc.date.accessioned2018-01-15T22:26:42Z
dc.date.available2018-01-15T22:26:42Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-21
dc.description.abstractBefore I learnt about my feminism, I thought I was just loud and sexually confident. In 2017 I am still loud and sexually confident, but I also have research and embodied experiences to justify this. Understand this. With a growing understanding of my feminist whakapapa from Audre Lorde to My Mother, and the richness of knowledge they have left for us, I want to share, I want to be loud, I want to talk about sex, I want to talk about personal politics and how it honestly feels, not how it is supposed to feel. This may seem over-emotional, and it is. I over-react because just acting isn’t enough for me. I’m over-emotional because emotional without questioning my feelings doesn’t satisfy me. I write to understand my space and more than that, who I am within that space. Stripping back false constructions and ideals that have become ritual conformity to reveal, relearn, reverse and find an authentic sense of my identity.en_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationWalker, H. (2017). My female body. Pūrātoke: Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Creative Arts and Industries, 1(1), 70-93. ISSN: 2538-0133. Unitec ePress. Retrieved from: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/epressen_NZ
dc.identifier.issn2538-0133
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10652/4035
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.publisherUnitec ePressen_NZ
dc.rightsMy female body. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.en_NZ
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 New Zealand*
dc.rights.holderUnitec ePressen_NZ
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/nz/*
dc.subjectperformativityen_NZ
dc.subjectbody politicsen_NZ
dc.subjectidentityen_NZ
dc.subjectfeminismen_NZ
dc.subjectautobiographiesen_NZ
dc.subjectpersonal is politicalen_NZ
dc.subjectpublic/privateen_NZ
dc.subjectsexen_NZ
dc.subjectgenderen_NZ
dc.subjectprotesten_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subject.marsden190504 Performance and Installation Arten_NZ
dc.titleMy female bodyen_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
unitec.institutionUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.institution.studyareaCommunication Studies
unitec.peerreviewedyesen_NZ
unitec.publication.lpage93en_NZ
unitec.publication.placeMount Albert, Auckland, New Zealanden_NZ
unitec.publication.spage70en_NZ
unitec.publication.titlePūrātoke : Journal of Undergraduate Research in the Creative Arts and Industriesen_NZ
unitec.publication.volume2017 (1)en_NZ
unitec.relation.epresshttp://www.unitec.ac.nz/epress/index.php/puratoke-journal-of-undergraduate-research-in-the-creative-arts-and-industries-issue-1-2017/en_NZ
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