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Performing Bodies in Pain: Medieval and Post-Modern Martyrs, Mystics, and Artists

Artist/Author: Marla Carlson | Reference: P3594 | ISBN: 978-0230103863 | Type: Publication

Analyzes the cultural work of spectacular suffering in late-medieval France and the twenty-first century, reading recent dramatizations of torture and performances of self-mutilating conceptual art against late-medieval saint plays.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)

Spirit + Flesh

Artist/Author: Fakir Musafar | Reference: P2455 | ISBN: 978-1892041579 | Type: Publication

Graphically illustrates a broad spectrum of physical experiences: bondage, sensory deprivation, tattooing, piercing, fetishes, body rituals and modifications from 1948 to 2002. Introduction by Mark Thompson

Re/Search Modern Primitives

Editor: V. Vale, Andrea Juno | Reference: P2373 | ISBN: 978-0965046930 | Type: Publication

An anthropological inquiry into the revival of ancient human decoration practices such as symbolic/deeply personal tattooing, multiple piercings, and scarification