I've been thinking about distortion's in body perceptions and the way visual culture alters our internal realities.
See: On Culture and Seeing and the post on the advertisments for Itambe Yogurt.
Apparently, Photographer (and actor) Leonard Nimoy (Spock) has been as well. He's just published a book of photographs of nude, obese women called The Full Body Project.
NPR interview with Leonard Nimoy about the Full Body Project