Julia Antivilo: Aphrodisia

Julia Antivilo: Aphrodisia photo/foto: Marlène Ramírez-Cancio


Aphrodisia is an intervention that demonstrates, by means of a shadow screen, the use of APHRODISIA, a female urinal designed to allow a woman to relieve herself while standing, and which doubles as a bidet and masturbation chair. In its exploration of an ethics of pleasure, this piece intends to outline, through performativity, a political and aesthetic proposal involving pleasure as a feminist category.


Julia Antivilo is a historian and a feminist artist dedicated to the creation of theoretical texts and the design and creation of art objects and performances. She currently participates in the feminist art collective Malignas Influencias, which she founded.

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