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Beyond queer, 'Cass Bird: Rewilding' is a Pride Month pick

"In the summers of 2009 and 2010 Cass Bird went to Sassafrass, Tennessee, with a group of young women, a clutch of wafty dresses, and a camera. The women had been 'curated' by the photographer for their beauty, their humor, and their fluid and button-pushing notions of sexual identity—of one, Bird told me, 'she's so queer it's like beyond queer,' which meant that the subject was prone to sleeping with gay men; of another, Bird said, 'she's a clone fucker,' which meant that this subject only slept with boys and girls who looked just like her. These were women—studio assistants and pals and girls cast from the New York streets—who were confident in their erotic lives, but more than a little uncomfortable in front of the lens. This grey area, between swagger and self-consciousness, is what drew Bird in." — Sally Singer, excerpted from the Foreword to Rewilding

Cass Bird: Rewilding

Cass Bird: Rewilding

Damiani
Clth, 7 x 9.5 in. / 88 pgs / illustrated throughout.





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