Archives par mot-clé : Social body

Vanessa de Matteis : seeing or indwelling, the screen of the adolescent body

What is a body behind the screen living through? The screen both reveals and masks. Through two clinical vignettes of sessions conducted through video-conferencing, this article will explore the question the presence and circulation of meaning on both sides of the screen. Is seeing the world while seated in front of a screen really the same thing as taking part in this world? Must one choose between seeing and indwelling?

Adolescence, 2020, 40, 2, 295-308.