'Queering the Rosary' is a live art piece devised by Silvia Battista, performed by Silvia Battista and Season Butler.
The rosary bead is made by Giovanni Porfido.
It is a live art/video piece consisting of two hours and half recitation of the rosary prayer to the Virgin Mary using the prayer bead string made by the artist Giovanni Porfido. This prayer bead string is entirely made of wool with each bead resembling human testicles. The object queers the recitation of the rosary in embodiment in connection to sexual energy. The two performers, all black dressed like in the tradition of South of Italy have the faces covered by a black transparent veil.