Stelarc: On the Body as an Artistic Material

Stahl Stenslie


In this dialogue with Stahl Stenslie, Stelarc discusses his use of the body as an artistic material. He explains his own experience from the inside his own performance based artworks, disclosing a unique insight into somaesthetical matters representative of bodybased performance art.


body, art, obsolescence, suspension, soma, performance, somaesthetics, pain, exoskeleton, age

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The Journal of Somaesthetics is published in association with the Research Program in Body, Art & Technology at Aalborg University (Denmark) and the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University. It is published by Aalborg University Press with the generous support of The Obel Family Foundation and Schmidt Family Foundation.

ISSN: 2246-8498