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Documentation of the March 26, 1993 performance of "Alone of Your Sex," as part of the "Chicago Performs" series. <br>"Alone of Your Sex" examines society's views of women who are pregnant, and defies the taboos surrounding pregnancy. Made up of segments which question various positions of authority: the medical, the scientific, the religious, the scholarly, etc., the work also incorporates a multimedia presentation on Couvade, a male birth ritual, and imaginative stories of the first pregnant man. <br>This performance was a part of the 1992-1993 season of the "Chicago Performs" series, held September 1992-April 1993. The series began in 1990 and was dedicated to highlighting some of the city's established and emerging performance artists. –[Source: Event Calendar -- March/April 1993]
March 26, 1993
Chicago Performs: Alone of Your Sex, March 26-27, 1993
Video 8, 1:08:24 : Sound, Color.
Original label: Susan Abelson 3/26/93 RSG
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The Beta-SP preservation master was digitized at Global Video in Chicago who created a 10-bit Uncompressed Quicktime preservation file. An h.264 .mp4 access file (data rate limited to 2.5 Mbps) was derived from the preservation master using MPEG Streamclip.