By applying Foucault’s concept of heterotopia, I deduce what the space/place is like where utopia and the fantastic acquire material substance. The mirror is both a utopia and a heterotopia. The image/idol in the mirror is our utopia, while the mirror itself is heterotopia. In this work, I illustrate heterotopias that result from the institution of society itself to become a sort of “counter-place,” calling attention to their utopian dimension.
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