Transformations by Jana Marcus
"Transformations" by Jana Marcus, forward by Jamison Green
Best GLBT Non-Fiction Book of 2012 by the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Known for her compassionate and revealing photographic images of underground subcultures, documentary photographer Jana Marcus brings to book format her award-winning work, Transfigurations, a startling and ground-breaking photographic series on the transgender community. Transfigurations explores transsexuals and their notions of masculinity and femininity as they change gender identities. Discovering that gender is both real and illusory, natural and constructed, Marcus s photographs shed light on the transformation from one sex/gender to another. The series also explores the importance of the body to gender identity as well as the effects of transformative practices on the body, creating a reality beyond ordinary experience.
- Print length: 144 pages
- Publisher: 7 Angels Press
- Publication date" October 14, 2011
- ISBN: 978-0983343400