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Wax Bodies: Candles, Queerness, & Taking Up Space, Moya Shpuntoff May 2016

Wax Bodies: Candles, Queerness, & Taking Up Space, Moya Shpuntoff

Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Papers

My partner and collaborator Callaway Fox and I use queer surrealist installation, craft practices, and performance in order to address queer and disabled temporality, articulating our experiences as disabled queer femme artists through abstracted and literal exploration of femme bodies in space. In performance and installation works Hospital Performance: Part I and Hospital Performance: Part II, we responded to our experience of marginalization, medical malpractice, and emotional isolation, ultimately exploring queer and disabled temporality through queer surrealism. Hand-poured scented candles became metaphors for queer and disabled bodies, and along with other craft practices used in this work, are a part ...


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Mark R. Eaby Jr., John L. Shultz, Faye Miller, Lester Miller, Allen Folsom, Marilyn K. Wilson-Bast, Mary Eva Redcay, Gail M. Hartmann, Harold C. Moyer, Charles Messner, Walter Gottshall, Richard Shaner, R. H. Piercy, James H. Dawley, Robert Yard, Kathryn Delaung, Lois Biamon-Sunflower, Clifford Wright-Sunflower Jul 1986

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 35, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Mark R. Eaby Jr., John L. Shultz, Faye Miller, Lester Miller, Allen Folsom, Marilyn K. Wilson-Bast, Mary Eva Redcay, Gail M. Hartmann, Harold C. Moyer, Charles Messner, Walter Gottshall, Richard Shaner, R. H. Piercy, James H. Dawley, Robert Yard, Kathryn Delaung, Lois Biamon-Sunflower, Clifford Wright-Sunflower

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• America's Pieced Patchwork Quilts
• A Tribute to the Late Dr. Earl F. Robacker
• Sundial Lore
• Square Dancing, Jigging & Hoedowning at the Folk Festival
• Bronze Working at the Festival
• Calico Prints
• The Country Kitchen
• Our Farmers Market
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• The Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect and the One Room School
• Early American Lighting
• Primitive Pennsylvania Dutch Carving
• Heartland Taverns of the Hinterland
• Tinnery
• The Ancient Craft of Flute Making
• Mind Your Own Beeswax


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 29, No. 4, Jane Ann Stinsmen, Theodore W. Jentsch, Thomas Loose, Sharon A. Schaffer, Ralph Kaufman, Harry E. Kahl, Richard C. Gougler, Peg Zecher, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Joseph E. Hartmann Jul 1980

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 29, No. 4, Jane Ann Stinsmen, Theodore W. Jentsch, Thomas Loose, Sharon A. Schaffer, Ralph Kaufman, Harry E. Kahl, Richard C. Gougler, Peg Zecher, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Joseph E. Hartmann

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Foods of the Kutztown Folk Festival: Eat as You Go "Esse Ve Gestch"
• Folk Festival Music
• "Whoa There Nellie"
• Blacksmiths and Whitesmiths
• Scherenschnitte of the Pennsylvania Dutch
• Festival Focus
• Folk Festival Programs
• Glass Blowing: America's First Industry
• The Craft of Chair Caning
• The Power of the Lullaby: Story of the Kidnapping of Regina Hartman
• His First Hundred Years: A Good Foundation!
• "How Far That Little Candle Throws!"


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 16, No. 2, Earl F. Robacker, Don Yoder, Friedrich Krebs, Victor C. Dieffenbach, Amos Long Jr. Jan 1967

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 16, No. 2, Earl F. Robacker, Don Yoder, Friedrich Krebs, Victor C. Dieffenbach, Amos Long Jr.

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Christmas - Back Along
• Pennsylvania Broadsides: I
• New Materials on 18th-Century Emigration from Wurttemberg
• More Tramp Tales
• Veterinary and Household Recipes from West Cocalico
• The Pennsylvania Sketchbooks of Charles Lesueur
• The Woodshed
• Notes and Documents: Articles on the Amish from the "Reformirte Kirchenzeitung" (1860)
• Prayers, Graces and Home Devotions: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire #2