(B.A., M.A., Université libre de Bruxelles; M.Phil., Oxon)
(Â.A.T.) Re(ad)writing J.-P.S.’s texts from, with, and beyond an outside within. This outside, its name: passion — another might (can, will, shall) be(come) TRANS–. Observing J.-P.S. half-blind in his (con)texts. Scrutinising passion’s secret wound, the pulse of its (dis)appearance. Tracing the texture of the gaps/gash, with assists from J.D., J.-L.N., J.-F.Ly., Ph. L.-L. And, then: proposing. Literature? Philosophy? Just […].
Simultaneously, a subsidiary matter of concern, in dissimu/ilation: propounding sexistence. To question, in French and Francophone literature, interrelations of le sexe, le genre and la sexualité. To resist invasion by gender (with and without J.B. and/or H.C. and/or…). (Preformativity? Transformativité.) Again, trying to re(ad)write an outside within. Approaching sexistence multiply — from, with, and beyond disembodied bodies, modulated/ing choreographies, and uncontrolled, (im)possible associations.