Room One: Isolated

Farrokhzad, Forough, director. The House Is Black. Vimeo, 1962, Accessed 22 Nov. 2021.

Milani, Farzaneh. “The House Is Black”: A Model Life Narrative by Forugh Farrokhzad, LMEI, SOAS University of London. 2017. YouTube,

Stanford University. The History of Leprosy. Accessed 13 Dec. 2021.

Medieval Leprosy Photo:

Kalaupapa Leprosarium Photo:

Farrokhzad and Son Photo:

Farrokhzad and Golestan Filming Photo:

Room Two: Sensationalized
Room Three: Erased

Giuliano, Charles. “Matuschka Maimed, Claimed and Famed - Charles Giuliano - Berkshire Fine Arts.” Berkshire Fine Arts, 21 May 2013,

“Jo Spence: Work (Part I & II).” Studio Voltaire, 2012,

Klawiter, Maren. The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism. University of Minnesota Press, 2008.

Lorde, Audre. The Cancer Journals: Special Edition. Aunt Lute Books, 2006.

Motichka, Joanne. Beauty out of Damage. 1993. Beauty out of Damage,

Motichka, Joanne and Thomas Halaczinsky. “Beauty out of Damage Newsreel.” YouTube, uploaded by MatuschkaArt, 23 February 2009,

Spence, Jo. Expunged. 1989, Photograph, Britain. The Victoria and Albert Museum, 8 April 2010,

Spence, Jo. Exiled. 1989, Photograph, Britain. The Victoria and Albert Museum, 8 April 2010,

Stacey, Jackie. Teratologies: A Cultural Study of Cancer. Routledge, 1997.

Photo of Audre Lorde:

Durbach, Nadia. Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture. University of California Press, 2009.

Garland, Rosemarie, editor. Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. New York University Press, 1996.

“The Deformito-Mania.” Illustration. Punch Magazine, 4 September 1847, 9 December 2021.

Photo of Grady Stiles:

Photo of Joseph Merrick:,_c._1889.jpg

Photo of Carl Norwood:

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