Claude Cahun’s “Heroines”

In conjunction with the exhibition Inverted Odysseys: Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, Cindy Sherman


Claude Cahun’s “Heroines”

Tuesday, December 7, 8:15 pm

La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews


Selections from Cahun’s fifteen stream-­of-consciousness monologues, written in the voices of major women of history and literature such as the Virgin Mary, Sappho, Cinderella, Penelope, Delilah, and Helen of Troy.

Martha Wilson, Founding Director, Franklin Furnace Archive; Diane Torr, founder of drag-king workshops; and Cathay Che, author and former talk show host.


Seating is limited. For required reservations, call 212/998-8750 (Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm). Cosponsored by La Maison Framçaise, New York University

Starts 12/7/99 8:15 pm
Ends 12/7/99 9:15 pm
Participants Martha Wilson, Diane Torr, Cathay Che
Location La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Performance