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A body. A performance. An artist. A reflection of Ali Asgar's performative presentation. - Innovative Media Research & Commercialization Center - University of Maine
“A body appears in a performance event: a body apparently as a reservoir for signs/significations, encoded with known valances of identity, a body that could yield to the observing gaze, unbeguiled meanings, and be readily perceived as a social object/product. Yet, this same body could also threaten to overthrow all ‘received’ expectations with the force of …