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dc.contributor.authorJones, M-
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-16T13:31:34Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-16T13:31:34Z-
dc.date.issued2017-
dc.identifier.citationTheory, Culture and Society,(2017)en_US
dc.identifier.issn0263-2764-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/13861-
dc.description.abstractIn this paper I set out an argument that skins and screens, once distinctly different types of surface, are merging. I show how in contemporary highly mediatised worlds skins are required to be visually expressive whilst also noting a parallel movement whereby screens are becoming more affective. Using the ‘designer vagina’—specifically labiaplasty—as a case study I show how ideal bodies exist simultaneously as screen and as skin, as image and as affect. In turn, I argue that two-dimensional images and three-dimensional ‘real life’ bodies are blending in ways that parallel skin-screen mergers.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleExpressive Surfaces: The Case of the Designer Vaginaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.relation.isPartOfTheory, Culture and Society-
pubs.publication-statusAccepted-
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