publication . Article . 2012

The Silent Language of an Artificial Body

Alina Maria Hrisca;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2012 Journal: Acta Universitatis Danubius: Communicatio (issn: 1844-7562, eissn: 2069-0398, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Danubius University
This article presents some alterations of body language, due to the interventions in/on thebody. Body language has been theorized a lot in the last decades, and one of the most importantauthors we will refer to is Paul Ekman and his micro-expressions theory. Ekman tried to give auniversaldecoderof involuntary face reactions, and this is important now more than ever, becausemicro-expression are more and more diminished, due to the latest chemical and technicalinterventions in/on the body (especially the face).Using observation and some new works in thefields of both philosophy and sociology, we will analyze the effects on body-language of thesealterations ofthe b...
free text keywords: micro - gestures, technology, standardization, simulation, Communication. Mass media, P87-96
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