Body modification terminology
Wed, 19 Jan 1994 18:13:39 -0500
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May I suggest the use of the term Artistic Tranformations of the Human Body. Th
This is the sub-title of Arnold Rubin's book Marks of Civilization.
In his introduction Rubin discusses terminology. Artistic tranformations
underlines both the creative aspects and the major connotation of body
art, the transformation and indentity.