Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Androgyne subterfuge



"...in Jersey she soon instigated an outrageous – not to mention dangerous – game of subterfuge, producing fake letters and tracts advertising unrest among the occupying forces. It was startlingly effective: two old cat ladies had the Nazis on the run, fearing mutiny."

Read a most fascinating article in the Guardian about Claude Cahun (born Lucy Renee Mathilde Schwob), artist, photographer, writer, Surrealist, pioneering lesbian, androgyne and Resistance subversive.

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