Twelve Miles: Boundaries of the New Art/Activism

  title={Twelve Miles: Boundaries of the New Art/Activism},
  author={Carrie Lambert-Beatty},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={309 - 327}
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