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ot "art" gone too far? plastic surgery - karen's mention

updated wed 28 apr 04


pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on mon 26 apr 04

Hi Karen,

I for one am grateful for my attentions to have been
directed to these matters...I had been noticing things in
my peripheral vision for a long time, and, now I feel
interested in a direct way. I got used to habits of closeing
off some things, or holding them ( or me) at a distance,
decisions made long ago.

Thank you for your mention here.

Last night, I went and did a little looking, and read an
interview with Fakir Musafar.

I had allways intuitively liked him, from some random images
I had seen quite a while ago. But I never knew anymore about
him than that.

Now I find I really like him, and found his mentions in the
interview to be quite moveing for me.

The link for the interview is


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Terpstra"

> I just opened an Art and Design catalogue from
Palgrave/Macmillan Press.
> They are advertising a new book called "In the Flesh: the
> Politics of Body Modification" by Victoria Pitts,
Assistant Prof. of
> Sociology, Queen's College, City University of New York.
> She has compiled research in "contemporary body
modification, focusing
> on the ways sexuality, gender and ethnicity are being
> through new body technologies-not only tattooing, but
> cyberpunk and such "neotribal" practices as scarification.

> Karen Terpstra