Queer Futurities

Artistic strategies for the dynamization of archives





Art, Archive, Queer, Performance, Videoart


"Gendernaut. Queering the future" is a project clearly influenced by queer theories, transfeminist activism and science fiction. It displays a reflection on the potential of various strategies related to accessibility, distribution, socialization and playful reinterpretation of feminist and queer archives. The creation of archives, software programming, audiovisual production, performing performances or developing games thus become artistic strategies for energizing archives, and have a clear desire to make archives that address the memory of people more accessible. feminisms and dissidents of gender and sexuality. Through transmedia and performative experiences, we conceive the archive as a living interactive space, free of heteropatriarchal codes, inhabited by multiple bodies and subjectivities that relate past, present and future to come.


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Author Biography

Diego Marchante "Genderhacker", University of Barcelona, Spain

Transfeminist activist, transmedia artist and Lecturer. PhD in Advanced Studies in Artistic Productions since 2008 he works as a professor of Audiovisuals and Gender Studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. In 2020 his project Gendernaut. Queering the Future was selected by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in the Our Many Europes call. Europe's critical years of the 1990s and The Constituent Museum of the EACEA of the European Union, organized by the confederation of European museums L’Internationale.


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How to Cite

Marchante "Genderhacker", D. (2024). Queer Futurities: Artistic strategies for the dynamization of archives. Archivo Papers, 4, 147–65. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.12544976



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