Technosex: Precarious Corporealities, Mediated Sexualities, by Meenakshi Gigi Durham

By Meenakshi Gigi Durham

In this booklet, Meenakshi Gigi Durham outlines and advances a revolutionary feminist framework for electronic ethics within the technosexual landscape,
exploring the advanced and evolving interrelationships among intercourse and tech.

Today we are living in a “sexscape,” a globalized assemblage of media, transnational capital, sexual practices, and identities. Sexuality suffuses the modern media-saturated surroundings; we interact with intercourse through cell apps and airport TVs, billboards and Jumbotron displays. Our options of sexual illustration and physique transformation — from sexting to plastic surgical procedures — ensue relating to our deep and intricate engagements with mediated photos of hope. those technosexual interactions carry the promise of sexual liberation and boldly resourceful pleasures. yet within the machinic suturing of applied sciences with our bodies, the politics of race, category, gender, and country proceed to topic. Paying acute realization to media’s courting to the politics of place, social hierarchies, and regulatory schemas, the writer mounts a lucid and passionate argument for an ethics of technosex invested within the research of power. 

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