• Androgyn

    Akademie der Künste | Hanseatenweg

    You can see it in the shape of the human body: woman and man must have belonged together once, must have been one single creature. The myths of almost every people tell the story of dual-sexed, primordial human beings, of gods that embody both man and woman. Today, after the collapse of traditional, stable role models for “male” and “female”—and after the “sexual revolution”—it would seem that the theme of androgyny is a particularly hot one. In the pop culture of the rock stars (Mick Jagger, Grace Jones, Boy George, Prince), androgyny is a fascinating lure for the masses. It offers opportunities

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