chapter  41
Elizabeth Diller
By‘Bad Press’
Pages 12

To identify what falls under the category of indecent public exposure for recent antinudity legislation, the state of Florida produced a legal definition of the human


Any exposure of flesh within this rectangular boundary would constitute a legal infraction. Unlike land law where property lines protect the space of the private from transgressions of the public, the property lines that define the socially ‘decent’

body defend public space from transgressions of the private(s). The play between property and propriety or the proper2 is particularly intricate in considering the body as a legal site.