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This film shares a fascination with the pornography of abstraction that characterizes the ‘condensed novels’ of J. G. Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition (1970). Read together, what could be said about a structuralist erotics, the latent content of medical demonstrations, the libidinal economies of the inorganic, the quantifying function of the blow-up?
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Keywords: J. G. Ballard; Laura Mulvey; The Atrocity Exhibition; erotics of abstraction; fetishism; film body

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: University Centre Doncaster

Publication date: January 1, 2020

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