Inside Killjoy's Kastle : dykey ghosts, feminist monsters, and other lesbian hauntings (Book, 2019) []
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Inside Killjoy's Kastle : dykey ghosts, feminist monsters, and other lesbian hauntings

Inside Killjoy's Kastle : dykey ghosts, feminist monsters, and other lesbian hauntings

Author: Allyson Mitchell; Cait McKinney
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press ; Toronto, ON : Art Gallery of York University, [2019] ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Lesbian feminist histories can have a haunting effect on the present. This book explores the making and experience of Killjoy's Kastle, an immersive walk-through installation and performance artwork (by Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue). Inspired by Evangelical Christian hell houses of the past, the exhibition has been staged in three cities so far--Toronto, London, and Los Angeles--engaging thousands in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Inside Killjoy's Kastle.
Vancouver : Toronto : UBC Press, 2019
Named Person: Allyson Mitchell; Deirdre Logue; Allyson Mitchell; Deirdre Logue
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allyson Mitchell; Cait McKinney
ISBN: 9780774861571 0774861576
OCLC Number: 1073092038
Description: xii, 220 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Scaling Up and Sharing Out Dyke Culture: Killjoy's Kastle's Haunted Block Party / Heather Love --
Lesbianizing the Institution: The Haunting Effects of Killjoy Hospitality at the Art Gallery of York University / Emelie Chhangur --
Feminist Killjoys (and Other Wilful Subjects) / Sara Ahmed --
Killjoy in the ONE Archives: Activating Los Angeles's Queer Art and Activist Histories / David Evans Frantz --
Inside Job: Collaboration and Queer-Feminist Contagion in Killjoy's Kastle / Helena Reckitt --
Valerie Solanas as the Goddamned Welcoming Committee / Felice Shays --
Valerie Solanas Script --
Playing Demented Women's Studies Professor Tour Guide, or Performing Monstrosity in Killjoy's Kastle / Moynan King --
Demented Women's Studies Professor Tour Guide Script --
The Sound of White Girls Crying / Nazmia Jamal --
Paranormal Killjoys / Ginger Brooks Takahasi --
Menstruating Trans Man / Chase Joynt --
A Ring around Your Finger Is a Cord around Your Genitals! / Chelsey Lichtman --
Once upon a Time I Was a Riot Ghoul / Kalale Dalton-Lutale --
Riot Ghoul / Andie Shabbar --
Inconvenienced / Madelyne Beckles --
On the Cusp of the Kastle / Karen Tongson --
Processing Killjoy's Kastle: A Deep Lez Performance / Ann Cvetkovich --
Facebook Statements:"We Learn More Every Time We Do This" --
Refl ections of a Real-Life Feminist Killjoy: Ball-Busters and the Recurring Trauma of Intergenerational Queer-Feminist Life / Kyla Wazana Tompkins --
R.I.P. Little Frida's / Chris E. Vargas --
Home Sick: Horror, Gothic Storytelling, and the Queers Who Haunt Houses / S. Trimble --
The Graveyards of Community Gathering: Archiving Lesbian and Feminist Life in London / Catherine Grant --
Leave Britney Alone! and Other Ghostly Feelings / Tobias B.D. Wiggins.
Responsibility: edited by Allyson Mitchell and Cait McKinney.


Exploring the making and experience of a lesbian feminist haunted house, this book reframes and reclaims queer feminist histories with humour, provocation, and theoretical sophistication.  Read more...


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