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Virginie Despentes: Exploding the Myth of Femininity

22 Jan 2009

Notorious for her rape-revenge novel and film Baise-Moi, Virginie Despentes is at the ICA to present ideas from her new book King Kong Theory. A trenchant new defence of feminism, shaped by her experiences in the porn and prostitution industries, the book argues that feminism is needed to rip away the trappings of femininity in a society obsessed with consumption and packaging. Despentes will be in conversation with Zoe Williams, columnist at The Guardian.

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