The body is a battlefield. Politicized, conceptualized and, increasingly, shared, our relationship with the human form is often paradoxical. Far from being a novelty, this complex relationship nevertheless takes on new dimensions, in the digital and virtualized era of the “post-industrial body”. It was a tool, it is now a building site in perpetual work for which we formulate expectations ranging from fantasy to reality, beauty to tyranny, art to trade, and curiosity to obsession, and making us dream of other bodies and other lives. With more than 360 images from the world of art, fashion, science and vernacular photography,...
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