Prudence Chamberlain

The Poetics of Flippancy
levity and fourth-wave feminism
12th December @ 5.00pm

A photograph of the poet Frank O'Hara shot by Mario Schifano in 1965.
A photograph of the poet Frank O’Hara shot by Mario Schifano in 1965.

This presentation aims to justify the emergence of fourth-wave feminism, while introducing the poetics of flippancy and discussing its political efficacy.  The piece also considers the development of a feminist aesthetics and the ethical implications of a committed political and poetic practice that foregrounds a lack of seriousness.

Brief Bio
Prudence Chamberlain is developing a poetics of flippancy to position first person within fourth wave feminism.  She has done readings at the Feminist Cultural Carnival, POLYply at the Centre of Creative Collaboration, The Jam, hosted by Arts Admin and Revolt, a non-profit series of Feminist events.

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