Ayzad's talk about the history of boudoirs, originally written for the Accademia dell'Incanto series of conferences in Rome.
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Faced with life's great mysteries, Man has always attempted to contain the fear of the unknown within physical confines: cemeteries, churches, sanatoriums. It is no wonder then if 30,000 years ago one of our ancestors created the first “sex room” to celebrate the biggest enigma of them all. So a fascinating saga began where physical and mind spaces keep feeding off each other, in an ongoing psycho-geographical journey influenced by history, literature, technology, architecture, pornography and urban legends.