Radical Ambivalence: Engaging Poststructurally with Performance, (Re)Envisioning the Political

  • Brandy Wiebe Brandy Wiebe is working on her doctoral degree in Sociology at the University of British Columbia.


This paper uses poststructural theories, in particular Judith Butler's work, to analyze the performances and interviews of Vancouver-based performers Heather Robertson and Nikki Prime-French and explores how feminist political intervention need not always be directly intentional and organized to be effective.