Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Age

catalogue and reader

catalogue editor: Tereza Teklić
reader editors: Ivana Bago, Sunčica Ostoić, Tereza Teklić

Accompanying publication of the Extravagant Bodies: Extravagant Age Festival on the topic of old age. It comprises of three volumes: the reader, the international exhibition catalogue, and the workshops catalogue. On 552 pages, the extensive reader gathers specialists from various disciplines debating on old age in the context of history, theory, philosophy, sociology, aesthetics, science, technology and everyday life of the elderly.


Volume 1

Ivana Bago, Sunčica Ostoić: Intro – 7
Stevan Vuković: Performing Age in Gerontology and Visual Art – 17
Linn Sandberg: The Old, the Ugly and the Queer: Thinking Old Age in Relation to
Queer Theory – 39
Pat Thane: The Age of old Age / Old Age in the 20th Century – 69
Silvia Federici: The Great Witch-Hunt in Europe – 119
Kathleen Woodward: Tribute to the Older Woman. Psychoanalysis, Feminism,
and Ageism – 201
Marko Stamenković: Extravagant Suicide? Images of Aging, Suffering and End-of-life Decision Making – 229
Gary Shapiro: Building, Timing, Thinking: Reversibile Destiny After Hegel, Heidegger and Smithson – 249
Miško Šuvaković: Age/Art: Being/Time. Between Techniques of Representation and Techniques of Mastering the Forms of Life – 271
Ana Peraica: Time Travel and Photographic Negatives: Theory of Post-Negative World – 295
Kelly Joyce, Laura Mamo: Greying the Cyborg: New Directions in Feminist Analyses of Aging, Science and Technology – 307
Nina Czegledy: On Prosthetics: Extreme Loss - Potential Gains – 343
Goran Arbanas: Sexuality in Advanced Years – 365
Alison Marie Kenner: Securing the Elderly Body: Dementia, Surveillance and the Politics of “Aging in Place” – 381
Silvia Rusac: The Challenges of Caring for a Family Member Afflicted with Alzheimer's
Disease – 415
Jasminka Despot Lučanin, Damir Lučanin: Changes in Cognitive Capacities in Old Age – 429
Silvia Rusac: Domestic Violence and the Elderly – 437
Oldest Competing Bodybuilder - World Record Set by Ray Moon – 455
Sanja Radica, Andrea Šimunović: What we Talk About When We Think About Aging? (Or What are We Actually Afraid of?) – 459
Damir Lučanin, Jasminka Despot Lučanin: Theories of Aging and Growing Old
Auccessfully – 477
David E. Bloom, AlexBorsch-Supan, Patrick McGee & Atsushi Seike: Population Aging: Facts, Challenges and Responses – 489
Aubrey de Grey: After the War On Aging: Speculations On Some Future Chapters in the Never-ending Story of Human Life Extension – 509
Franco Berardi Bifo: Exhaustion and Senile Utopia of the Coming European Insurrection – 531
David Albahari: Short Stories about Old Age; Poems about Old Age – 530/549

Volume 2

Ivana Bago & Olga Majcen Linn: Introduction – 7
Ana Alvarez-Errecalde: MORE STORE; My parents; Fina (from LIFE series) – 16
Aris Angelis: People of the 20th Century – 20
Maja Bekan: Golden Party – 24
Hrvoslava Brkušić: Conversations – 26
Lada Cerar: Who's Afraid of Seniors? – 28
Tomislav Gotovac: Foxy Mister – 30
Sanja Iveković: Isn't she too old for this? - On Witches – 34
Marko Jeftić: Fabulous Fairies – 38
Ivan Kožarić: Life without Frames; I.K., Happy/Overjoyed/Delighted...; Phaluses – 42
Siniša Labrović: Mens sansa in corpore sano – 46
Suzanne Lacy: The Crystal Quilt – 50
Ana Lendvaj and Ružica Mikulić: The Capital of Age – 52
Mirjana Miljković and Neven Sviben: Alzheimer - The Human Face of Dementia – 56
Ana Opalić: Confused Chapters - Excerpts from a Film in the Making – 60
Andrea Palašti: History of Dalmatia – 62
Stahl Stenslie: Sexiatrics - A project on Extravagantly Sensual and Elder Bodies – 66
Sandra Sterle: Reviving Nono (Aesthetic of Political Trauma) – 70
Mladen Stilinović: Yes, Samuel Beckett is Also Sitting in this Room, Quietly, More Quietly – 74
Anja Strelec & Tomislava Jukić: Home Is Where My Age Is – 78
Škart: Domino Dance – 82
Pilvi Takala: Wallflower – 86
Goran Trbuljak: Untitled – 90
Silvio Vujičić: Studies of Style – 94
Sonja Vuk: What Game are You Playing 3 – 98
Stephen Walker: Young@Heart – 102

David Albahari & Škart :The Writer is the Stamp – 106
Maja Bekan: Golden Party – 108
BD Indoš: Vareška 19 (Sprung Performance of Address) – 110
Siniša Labrović: Please, Sit Next to my Mother and Say Something Nice to Her – 114
Allucquere Rosanne “Sandy” Stone: Touch Me Touch You: A Neovagina Monologue – 116
Neda Šimić Božinović: Countess Zrinski-Nugent-Laval – 118
Lois Weaver: What Tammy Needs to Know About Getting Old and Having Sex – 120

Volume 3

Ena Hodžić: Extravagant workshops – 5
BADco.: With One Foot in the Dance – 10
D'Elvis: Blue Suede Shoes – 12
Ljiljana Mikulčić: Taking a Peek Behind the Scenes: Writing Film – 14
Luka Kedžo: DEATH with a Lot of Humor; Photographed - Documented – 16
Nina Czegledy & Radiona.org: The Extensions of Man - Hacking the Body - Prosthetics – 20
Parkticipacija: Extravagant Garden – 24
Silvio Vujičić: Adaptation – 26
Tajana Josimović, Tea Juretić & Marta Kolega: Complaints Choir – 28
“Zajednički put” Foundation: Walk in Old Shoes – 30

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