• Alberto Peral

    Fúcares Madrid

    Some of the most interesting theoretical work that has developed in the ’90s has been centered on the body as a social construct whose boundaries are permeable. The body is no longer perceived as a discrete physical entity but as the product of an intense relationship with the other—with memory, with objects, and with culture. The relationship between body and subject is denaturalized: the body is defined, in part, by its interaction with objects, which become prostheticlike extensions that endow it with a certain artificiality.

    Alberto Peral’s work presents the body’s relationship with cultural

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