Anatomy of a Mermaid : Subverting the performative image of the pregnant woman. / Paramo Perez, Adriana.

In: Screenworks, Vol. 11, No. 1, 19.02.2021.

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Anatomy of a Mermaid : Subverting the performative image of the pregnant woman. / Paramo Perez, Adriana.

In: Screenworks, Vol. 11, No. 1, 19.02.2021.

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abstract = "Anatomy of a Mermaid: Subverting the performative image of the pregnant woman, by Adriana P{\'a}ramo P{\'e}rez, is a video essay which explores the use of parody in the play Anatom{\'i}a dunha serea / Anatomy of a Mermaid by Galician actress Iria Pinheiro to share the experiences of obstetric violence she went through during and after childbirth. P{\'a}ramo P{\'e}rez interrogates how the use of humour to portray pregnant women in films has helped to perpetuate a performative image of this experience rather than subverting the imaginary, opening up a conversation about how to portray this uncomfortable topic on screen.",
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