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Orizzonti biopolitici nelle azioni performative di Marina Abramović e Regina José Galindo

Matteo Valentini    Università degli Studi di Genova, Italia    



Through performative act the artist’s body encounters many typologies of boundaries: the esthetic one, crossed in several moments in Art History, e.g. by the artists involved in Wiener Aktionismus; the politic one, exemplarily undermined by Marina Abramović Rhythm 0; the biological one, analyzed both by Stelarc in his posthuman experiments and by Regina José Galindo in performances such as Exalatión. This essay aims to give answers to the following questions: how do these encounters take place? What do they bring with them? Which is their very purpose?

Keywords: Performance Art. Biopolitic. Agamben. Abramović. Galindo.

Lingua: it

Submitted: 18 Luglio 2019
Accepted: 21 Agosto 2019
Pubblicato: 11 Dicembre 2019

permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/VA/2385-2720/2019/01/011

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