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Gender Bender: can art talk about gender identity?

Daniele Del Pozzo is artistic director of Bologna’s annual Gender Bender festival. It aims to explore perceptions of gender through art, theatre, debate, music and culture. “I moved to Bologna when I was 18 to study art, music and theatre. I…

Goodnight, Peeping Tom: art as the body politic

Every sexual desire is a romantic request: this is the idea behind Goodnight, Peeping Tom, Chiara Bersani’s production for Bologna’s Gender Bender festival. It sees the body as a ‘political entity’ which is formed and transformed by society and the gaze of…

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