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The Mask: Being Another

Franco “Bifo” Berardi

Rediscovering the face


Philosopher Franco "Bifo" Berardi, one of the most incisive voices of contemporary thought, talks with writer Laura Fernández about the effects of social distance and the use of the mask on contemporary forms of affectivity.

Two years ago few people would have imagined a present in which it was mandatory to cover one's face with a mask. This now everyday gesture of covering and uncovering the face has transformed social interactions. How to re-eroticize society after the pandemic? What happens in the imagination of a generation that enters the world of affection with the prohibition of touching the lips of the other?

Moderators: Laura Fernández

Participants: Franco “Bifo” Berardi

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