By Cosey Fanni Tutti
"A bravura rock memoir vibrating with fierce and fearless memories―a must-have merchandise for Chris and Cosey and Throbbing Gristle fans"
―Kirkus reports (Starred)
It is the account of an artist who, as a part of COUM Transmissions, represented Britain on the IXth Biennale de Paris, whose Prostitution convey on the ICA in 1976 brought on the Conservative MP Nicholas Fairbairn to claim her, COUM and Throbbing Gristle Wreckers of Civilisation’ . . . presently prior to he was once arrested for indecent publicity, and whose paintings remains to be held on the leading edge of up to date art.
And it's the tale of her paintings as a pornographic version and striptease artiste which challenged assumptions approximately morality, erotica, and art.
Wise, surprising, and stylish, this can be the lifetime of Cosey Fanni Tutti.
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Considering how sexually active I’d been in junior school, my going to an all-girls high school probably saved me from getting pregnant in my early teens. There were quite a few who left prematurely for that very reason. Girls in my first-year class were already having sex. I wasn’t shocked; I was fascinated. But eleven or twelve is very young to lose your virginity. Along with a more grown-up curiosity about boys, I’d started to get interested in make-up and fashion, and me and my friends would meet up in the town centre on a Saturday afternoon, all dressed up.
Their aggressive behaviour – they were a rowdy family prone to arguing with neighbours and amongst themselves – fed the anticipation of trouble and people gave them a wide berth. I hooked up with Pat Mathers when she started at the local junior school. We both recognised the rebel in each other and I was drawn to people who had spirit (good or bad). We were about nine years old, sexually curious, and both our elder sisters had recently ‘come of age’. We’d heard all the talk about periods and breast development and suspected it wouldn’t be too long before we’d be entering womanhood.
I wasn’t shocked; I was fascinated. But eleven or twelve is very young to lose your virginity. Along with a more grown-up curiosity about boys, I’d started to get interested in make-up and fashion, and me and my friends would meet up in the town centre on a Saturday afternoon, all dressed up. I remember one particular Saturday, stepping outside my front door proudly wearing my tartan mini-kilt, black Beatles-logo polo neck, Beatles stockings and red-and-black patent-leather kitten-heel shoes. I felt so trendy and grown-up.
Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni Tutti