Survivor Audition Tape
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DescriptionClick to view full video on our CVA Youtube channel HERE This piece is about manipulating cisgender heteronormative media in order to make space for queer identity. During 2018, in the midst of figuring out and researching my own genderqueer identity, I watched 30-some seasons of the TV show Survivor. I started to dream about being a contestant but was unable to imagine how I could fit into the show's structure. Much of Survivor's formula is dependent on the gender binary, dividing contestants into "men" and "women." How would I fit into this reality TV survival competition social experiment? "Survivor Audition Tape" imagines a history and future of genderqueer existence within an institution of mainstream media.
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