Re-visioning the Pregnant Body: Engaging with Elizabeth MacKenziefs Installation <em>Radiant Monster</em>
Keywords:Body image, Pregnancy, Medical Technology
AbstractRadiant Monster, a multi-media work by Canadian artist Elizabeth MacKenzie, is situated within a larger Western feminist multi-disciplinary project of re-thinking the pregnant body. The installation's ambivalence about pregnancy is tied to the control patriarchy exercises over pregnant bodies, especially through verbal and visual representations, including those of medical technology.
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