Included in this issue are Queer Abstraction: A Roundtable, with Loren Britton, Kerry Downey, John Edmonds, Mark Joshua Epstein, Chitra Ganesh, Glendalys Medina, Avram Finkelstein, and Sheila Pepe, moderated by Ashton Cooper, and Alternative Structures: Aesthetics, Imagination, and Radical Reciprocity: An Interview With GIRL, featuring Chitra Ganesh, Simone Leigh, and Uri McMillan.
This special issue of ASAP/JOURNAL on queer form extends from the premise that the renewed focus on method in queer studies occasions a critical return to questions of form. The terms “queer” and “form” are paired as a provocation to consider the extent to which form—understood as the expressive sum of various technical, plastic, figural, conceptual, and aesthetic operations—is significant to the quest for queer expression in all of its embodied instances. How do aesthetic form and formal analysis figure into methods of queer interdisciplinary studies today?
Volume 2, Number 2, May 2017