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Recontextualizing an* incipient fragment within Preciado's latest book, "Dysphoria Mundi," we find the text becoming performativity. Wrapped in a backdrop resembling a distorted mirror, reminiscent of petrochemical consistencies, a metaphor for the constructed world, the surrounding imagined reality. Words are, in their constitution, reflected in a reality that distort s them but retains them, words in their primary constitution are not lost. The camera takes us through the scene and allows us to glimpse that the backdrop is merely a corset that we will overcome by looking and thinking, becoming a political body.


*”There is no dysphoria as an individual illness. On the contrary, it is necessary to understand dysphoria mundi as the effect of a mismatch, a gap, a failure, between two epistemological regimes. Between the petrosexual and racial regime inherited from Western modernity and a still stuttering new regime that is forged through acts of criticism and political disobedience. Dysphoria mundi must be understood as a general somatopolitical condition, the pain produced by the necropolitical management of subjectivity, while at the same time indicating the potential (not the power) of the living bodies of the planet (including the planet itself as a living body) to extract themselves from the capitalist, patriarchal, and colonial genealogy through practices of inadequacy, dissidence, and disidentification." (Preciado, 27)

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