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Portraits of Girlhood Today: Sameness and Difference in Rania Matar's New Project

by Char Jansen
Embody, disembody, co-embody, somebody, nobody: today, we are continually confronted with the complexities that result from attempts to prescribe and describe "the body." Race, age, politics, economy, sexuality, and gender all affect our physical form so individually that “there is no generic body, no such thing as 'the body'; bodies are raced, gendered, and assisted differently in the world”—as artist and writer Hannah Black says.   How do we find a balance between expressing difference and... [more]
Posted by Char Jansen on 11/5/15
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