‘BODY/PLAY/POLITICS’ presents contemporary works of art that delve from a variety of angles into images that have been generated throughout history by ‘the body,’ which encompasses the individual human body, our collective actions, and spiritual presences. There is a tendency in our society to label specific bodies as healthy or unhealthy, beautiful or ugly, and to envision certain modes of behaviour as representative of the entire group, which we classify such as ‘typically Japanese.’ Read more.
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