The body is concrete reality, present in our being, which becomes the site of an endless questioning. As both subject and object, the body makes a display of its relationship with the world in its organic and symbolic dimensions. Art has done well to return us to this complexity: a body speaks, and is spoken. The artist’s language will make visible this reservoir of signs, and open for us, beyond the realm of the sensory, a new horizon. Contemporary photography has made the body one of its major themes.
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