Adrienne Dearmas (DearmasA@AOL.COM)
Mon, 15 Jul 1996 11:57:19 -0400
In a message dated 96-07-13 07:44:51 EDT, cattledj@WFU.EDU (Dorothy J.
> BTW, to keep Mike from boredom with the mutilation and tatooing thread,
> couldn't those contributors see their way clear to doing some broader
> interdisciplinary connecting, to what? oh maybe surgery/surgeries, styles
> of wound closure, etc. including western biomedicine. See the
> connection? (admittedly a stretch...).
I look at cosmetic surgeries from the same perspective as tattooing -
modifying the body permanently to achieve a sense of self in relation to
other, or that which one does not want to be (old/establishment).