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CaixaForum: 10,000 years turning the body around | Culture

In the beginning it was the body. Considered the only certainty in the face of the enigmatic outside world, its representation obeyed the desire to clarify the essence and destiny of the human being. Questions contained in ivory sculptures, Egyptian sarcophagi and frescoes, Indian looms or Roman masks that have marked the annals of ancient […]

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‘A place saved for something’: Luciana Cáncer, on anorexia: “My body saved me, it ignored my head” | Culture

Luciana Cáncer, author of ‘A saved place for something’, in Buenos Aires last week.SILVINA FRYDLEWSKY “I would like to say ‘I am cured, I am fine, my life is completely normal’, but in the head it is a distortion that remains forever,” says Argentine Luciana Cáncer when talking about the anorexia. In a place saved […]

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Anna Starobinets: “There is an attempt to rule over the woman’s body” | Culture

The writer Anna Starobinets, who now publishes her work ‘You have to look’ in Spanish, in a Moscow cafeteria at the end of February.M. R. S In Anna Starobinets’ nightmare there are empathetic doctors who invite fifteen residents to witness, without permission, one of their worst moments of life; a health system – the Russian […]

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