DESIGN

SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 3

In English for example, there are well distinguished grammatical genders such as he-she-it (where the order is significant as well). However when generally speaking it is always the male sex that is being referred to –unless otherwise stated. This is the very point of Wittig, that the female has to be referred; otherwise it is… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 3

DESIGN

SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 2

The contemporary understandings of sexuality can be traced back to the appearance of what Foucault calls the ‘scientia sexualis’ (Foucault, 1990), when the notion of sexuality turned into something that must be explored and, recorded in order to gain control over it. He argued that sexology was a new discourse of power. By discourse Foucault… Continue reading SEXUALITY AND POWER – part 2