Our Fatal Magic

byTai ShaniIntroduction byBridget Crone

December 3, 2019|
Our Fatal Magic by Tai Shani
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Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.

Our Fatal Magic is a collection of feminist science fiction by contemporary artist Tai Shani. Foregrounding explorations of sensation, experience, and interiority, these twelve fantastical prose vignettes refract their ideas through a series of curious characters, from Medieval Mystics to Cubes of Flesh, from Sirens to Neanderthal Hermaphrodites. 

Drawing on the speculative narrative strategies pioneered by writers like Marge Piercy, Octavia Butler and others, Our Fatal Magic metabolizes new and necessary fictions from feminist and queer theory to propose an erotic, often violent space of critique in which gender constructs are destabilized, alternative histories imagined, and post-patriarchal futures proposed.

Tai Shani is a Tutor in Contemporary Art Practice at the Royal College of Art. Shani''s multidisciplinary practice, comprising performance, film, photography, and installation, revolves around experimental narrative texts..Bridget Crone is a curator and writer working at the intersection of political philosophy, media theory, contempor...
Title:Our Fatal Magic
Product dimensions:200 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.62 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 7.5 X 5 X 0.62 in
Published:December 3, 2019
Publisher:MIT Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781907222818

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