SCUMB Manifesto – Justine Kurland (signed)


MACK, 2022
Softbound, 25,5 x 32,5 cm
288 pages, b/w and color photographs


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Inspired by Valerie Solanas’ iconoclastic feminist tract SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) ManifestoSCUMB Manifesto introduces us to photographer Justine Kurland’s own uncompromising initiative: the Society for Cutting Up Men’s Books.

This volume presents a collection of collages Kurland created by cutting up and reconfiguring photobooks by male artists, as she went through the process of purging her own library of roughly 150 books by straight white men that have monopolized the photographic canon.

Kurland’s ritual is restorative and loving: each work is a reclamation of history; a dismemberment of the patriarchy; a gender inversion of the usual terms of possession; and a modest attempt at offsetting a life of income disparity.

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