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(2010)

Contribution to a compendium where the invitation was to respond to the prompt: “Describe the queer voice.” Published in the catalogue for the exhibition Queer Voice, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania , Ingrid Schaffner, Senior Curator.

The text is an updated version of a section of the essay HeadHole: Malfunctions and Dysfunctions of an FM exciter (1996).

The Queer Voice is
Vexed,
Whispered,
Disarticulated and Vehiculated,
Radiated,
Fibrillated,
Electrocuted,
Fondled,
Contorted,
Throated,
Transpired,
Vagabonded,
Phantomized and Phased,
Jaundiced,
Venemous,
Fanged,
Flippant,
Incontinent,
Relayed,
Pre and Post-Determined,
Pre and Post-Digital,
Non and Post-Sensical,
Deregulated,
Neologistic,
Mellifluent,
Distilled,
Erased,
Evinced,
Elegant,
Fragile,
Fearless,
Fast Forwarded,
Manipulated,
Battery Operated,
Remote Controlled,
Ventriloquised,
Accessorized,
Amped,
Popped,
Phatic,
Cryptic,
Graphic,
Curlicued,
Bronzed and Silvered and Golden,
Glittered,
Demonized, Marginalized,
Radicalized,
Present,
Effervescent,
Jocular,
Giddy,
Impish,
Spectacular,
Lingual and Colossal,
Salivaphile,
Lecherous,
Licentious,
Ravenous,
Projected,
Reverberated,
Blasé,
Disabused,
Farfetched,
Distinguished,
Debased,
Measured,
Slurred,
Singsonged,
Charged,
Modulated,
Masticated,
Ridiculous,
Ambiguous,
Assiduous,
and Analphabetical.

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