Selected Web sites related to the Hottentot Venus

Assembled by Kristin Koptiuch

Production of Venus, Salvage Vanguard Theatre (a play by Suzan-Lori Parks)--posters, sets, with great image of cast onstage w/Venus, 1999 

The Hottentot Venus Series, Simone Leigh (sculpture, 1990s) 
Hottentot Venus 2000, Lyle Ashton Harris and Renee Valerie Cox  The Life and Times of Sara Baartman - "The Hottentot Venus"
A Film by Zola Maseko, 1998 (documentary--description)
The Venus Hottentot, Elizabeth Alexander (poem, 1990)
1. Cuvier:
Science, Science, Science!
Everything is beautiful

blown up beneath my glass...

Renee Green: Revue 1990 
(mixed media installation)
Coco Fusco and Guillermo Gomez-Peña. Undiscovered Amerindians, 1992.  Exhibiting "Others" in the West
Krista A. Thompson, 1998
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Hugh Honour 1989 (extract) The Spectacle of the Hottentot Venus: The Thunder  Thigh Revue's Women of Substance 

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