Tanya Marcuse: "Undergarments and Armor"
Part of the ROSTRUM series, hosted by The Language and Thinking Program at Bard College languageandthinking.bard.edu/
Tanya Marcuse, Photographer and Visiting Associate Professor of First-Year Seminar at Bard College, won a Guggenheim Fellowship to pursue her project Undergarments and Armor. She spoke in Weis Cinema on the Bard campus on August 14, 2012.
Marcuse photographed corsets, helmets, cage crinolines and breastplates in archives in the U.S. and England. In this video Tanya discusses how she explores the theme of freedom and constraint in Undergarments and Armor and in her more recent projects as well.