THE BODY AS A PLACE OF REPRESENTATIONSBy Rosario Gómezfrom VVAA
Throughout history, uninterruptedly, the plastic representations of the body have been very prolific either from the conception of pain, passion, love, seduction, abjection, deformation or disarticulation. We are witnessing, in artistic postmodernity, an appropriation of the body in action or performance until its subsequent transformation process based on the use of new technological instruments. We found that the body and its functions are the cohesion between art and life within the conceptions used in the action, performance, happening and the ritual or event as translinguistic processes that multiply from the 60, highlighting the performances of the Viennese Actionism. These orientations coincide with the era of the discourses of sexual liberation.