Body cinema: Body Modification – A Retrospective

October 9, 2010

‘Body Modification, A Retrospective’ is a film being made for the purposes of a documentary class by Alex Scott Perry in 2008. This documentary features Dominic Johnson – writer, performance artist and lecturer in the fields of live art, performance art and body-based practices at the Queen Mary, University in London.


Photo: (probably) Nicholas and Curths. Fakir, 1860s.
Ethnographical Photography in India 1850-1900 by John Falconer

Since Dominic will be interviewed guest on Body Pixel within few weeks, I think it’s a natural thing to make sort of small introduction to the topics we will discuss about…

‘Body Modification, A Retrospective’
Part 1

Part 2

Related links:
Body cinema: Body Art
Body cinema: … and Counting by Wafaa Bilal

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