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UTOPIAN BODY

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I really was wrong, before, to say that utopias are turned against the body and destined to erase it. They were born from the body itself, and perhaps afterwards they turned against it…

In a radio lecture with the title ‘The utopian body‘ from 1966 Michel Foucault describes his body as something incorporeal, a place outside himself, an utopia, and it gets seductively stranger as you continue reading. Published in Sensorium, MIT Press, 2006

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