Schlagwort-Archiv: Körper

Körpbeit.

Once our bodies were used to make things – to build dams and stone walls, plough fields, paint frescoes, scrub clothes, gather the needs of daily life. Now those who work with their bodies many hours a day are a class apart. Millions of us work only with our fingers on keyboards. We admire the sportsperson or team for their physical skills; we may garden, walk, dance and swim for pleasure and health, but we are exceptional if we do not have to make an effort to ‘use’ our bodies.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2019)

Stres³ucht.

Ironically, the way that stress is relieved in someone with high cortisol levels is by increased stress rather than less. With heightened stress, the body’s own soothing opiates kick in. Cruelly, tightly coiled individuals can’t get relief until they become really uptight.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2009)

Körpital.

The body is turning from being the means of production to the production itself.

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The fact that we can transform the body makes it a site of dissatisfaction which can be overcome.

Susie Orbach: Bodies (2009)

Assembly, Usage and Maintenance.

Wish my body came with a manual. All I got was a super awkward conversation with my mom when I was ten.

Faye in Questionable Content #4177

Basic Hygiene.

Brush your teeth,
wash your hands,
delete your cookies!

Herzensangelegenheit.

In het bijzijn van de ouders, Jasmijn en haar broer overhandigden de artsen Arno Roest (kindercardioloog) en kinderhartchirurg Mark Hazekamp het model aan museumdirecteur Dirk van Delft. De familie kreeg een levenslang abonnement op het museum en de ouders zijn verheugd dat zij het hartmodel altijd kunnen bezichtigen.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave: Verhalen over de collectie - 3D-geprint hartmodel

 

Cupucation.

Lavender also has a bag made of cloth, but it is so small that not even an apple would fit inside. Instead, it holds one of Lavender's prized possessions, one she proudly shows to anyone who asks: a small bell-shaped object made of silicone.

Verena Töpper: Blood Sisters: Menstrual Cups Help Keep Kenyan Girls in School (Spiegel Online)

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