Critical Writing Index

Wounds Become Scars

by Barbara Fischer

Love Gasoline, 2001, pp. 26-31

Toronto: Mercer Union, 2001

Feminist work which makes use of the body to counter subjection and gender concepts and to construct or understand identity is discussed, centering around Lisa Steele's Birthday Suit: Scars and Defects (1974), Hannah Wilke's Scarification series, and Carolee Schneemann's performance, Interior Scroll (1975).

ITEM 2001.103 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

ScarificationHannah Wilke

Birthday Suit: Scars and DefectsLisa Steele

Interior ScrollCarolee Schneemann