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Kader Attia, Françoise Vergès and others – BODY (German, English
Dictionary of Now #5
Nov 3, 2016
Friedrich-Kopsch-Auditorium at the Institut für Anatomie of the Charité hospital, Berlin
One hundred years ago, the bodies of disabled World War veterans became the impetus for breaking ground in aesthetic surgery. What changes are subject to aesthetic ideals and our perceptions of the body? In what contexts does the body become political? For the fifth edition of the Dictionary of Now, Kader Attia and his guests will enter the historic Friedrich Kopsch Lecture Hall at the Charité Anatomical Institute to approach the concept of the body from different directions.