The first in her Medicine for Misandry series, Equal Parts Milk begins Jones’ proposed investigation into the heart of what is stopping equality by probing the living-dead tissue of the male breast.
First presented as a performance lecture for Quite Frankly, It’s a Monster Conference by SymbioticA in 2018, this new work exposes subjugated medical knowledge from a surprising range of sources, outlines various methodologies and inviting the audience in to the experiment.
Equal Parts Milk is planned as a series comprising performance lectures, images, actions, live art, workshops, objects, documentary interviews and more.
Medicine for Misandry is a body of work unfolding that seeks to soothe a complexity of ailments arising from the effects of toxic masculinity, including misandry itself. This is medicine for and by misandrists, or is it?
If you are a presenter interested in supporting queer, interdisciplinary work, and want to be part of fleshing out this project please get in touch.
Conceived with the support of the state government through Create NSW Performing Arts and Music Fellowship with research conducted at Wellcome Collection, London.
Thanks to Elizabeth Stephens for early support through her ARC Future Fellowship, Quite Frankly it’s a Monster Conference, Kelli McCluskey and Steve Bull, Chris Cobilis for stepping up as first poster boy, and to Lois Weaver for important conversations.