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    Flesh for fantasy: the future of sado-masochism and performance art in virtual worlds

    Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2010)

    London, UK, 5 - 7 July 2010

    AUTHORS

    Lisa Newman

    ABSTRACT

    This essay explores how the Deleuzian definition of sadomasochism applies to the performance art experience, how re-enactments of physical performance works through the use of surrogate bodies affects this experience, and the evolution of performance art in virtual worlds where the physical surrogate becomes the digital avatar body.

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