The Art of shaping your own body as installation: aesthetics of the fitness model.

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REVEALING ALL – THE ART OF FITNESS MODEL, THE ENIGMATIC KYLE CARY-SMITH

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As someone who devoted his whole life to the socio-cultural practice and discourse of visual art, and reflecting on it as philosopher, sociologist and psychologist of culture and art, I was intrigued to find that there is another universe and world where individuals also devote themselves to aesthetics. We find in art individuals such as Ono, Abramovic, et al who present aspects of themselves, their lives and actions as if it is art, the lives of those who populate the world of the fitness model are 100% determined by their art. Not only by the fact that they exercise almost every day of the week, but also by what they eat, the amount they eat and how often they eat – in other words, they create their bodies, muscles and sinews themselves.

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The fitness model’s entire lifestyle is…

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