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The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art

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Contemporary visual and performance artists have adopted modern medical technologies such as MRIs and computer imaging--and the bodily access they imply--to reveal their limitations. In doing so they emphasize the unknowability of another's bodily experience and the effects--physical, emotional, and social--of medical procedures.In The Scar of Visibility, Petra Kuppers examines the use of medical imagery practices in contemporary art, as well as different arts of everyday life (self-help groups, community events, Internet ...

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The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816646531

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The Scar of Visibility: Medical Performances and Contemporary Art 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816646524

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