Torture, the Feminine Touch Exploring Military Torture as Intercultural Performance

Torture, the Feminine Touch: Exploring Military Torture as Intercultural Performance

Interdisciplinary artist, writer and Director of Intermedia Initiatives at Parsons/The New School for Design, COCO FUSCO, presents "Torture, the Feminine Touch: Exploring Military Interrogation as Intercultural Performance." This presentation draws on...

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Interdisciplinary artist, writer and Director of Intermedia Initiatives at Parsons/The New School for Design, COCO FUSCO, presents "Torture, the Feminine Touch: Exploring Military Interrogation as Intercultural Performance." This presentation draws on her most recent work on the role of female interrogators in the War on Terror, including Operation Atropos (a film about interrogation training), A Room of One's Own (a monologue about female interrogators), and her 2008 book, A Field Guide For Female Interrogators. Fusco is a 2009-2010 CSRPC Artist-in-Residence.