"Ever since, or so they say, “language was liberated”—as if we women had always been strange animals unequipped with the faculty of speech and then we’d suddenly learned to talk; who knows why— the representatives of the old sexual regime have been nervous, so nervous that they’re the ones who are now being left at a loss for words. Perhaps that’s why the lords of the colonial patriarchy have turned to their book of necropolitical history for the insult they always have most readily at hand—what a curious proximity—so they can hurl it into our faces:
—Paul B. Preciado
Originally published in the French newspaper Liberation on November 29, 2019, this essay has been edited for the first time as a book version by the publishing house Miau Ediciones.
Miau Ediciones is an independent feminist publishing project based in Mexico City that works mainly with women and non-binary artists, writers, illustrators, editors and creators that focus on the fight for equality and the eradication of violence against women, trans, queer and non-binary identities. As such, their editorial projects explore a variety of types of writings, spanning from theory, graphics, photography and artist books, among others.
First French Edition
Printed in risograph, 200 copies
Each cover presents different a design and has been spray painted
8,5 x 10 cm, 64 p.