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reincarnation

(rē-ĭn-kăr-nā′shŭn) [″ + incarnation]
1. The belief held by members of some religious groups that a person returns in physical or spiritual form to live again after death.
2. A renewal of interest in an old or previously discarded idea.
3. A psychological or spiritual reawakening of someone who had previously been engaged in a wholly different set of activities or interests.
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KEEN to capitalise on the worldwide success of its new retro Beetle, Volkswagen is hatching plans to reincarnate that icon for the Woodstock generation, the microbus.
Prime candidates for "Post Human, the Sequel" are the Chapman brothers (who worked as studio assistants for posthuman archetypes Gilbert & George), Vanessa Beecroft (whose spectacularly uniformed or naked performers extend the Gilbert & George Singing Sculpture pedigree all the way back to the Rockettes), Ron Mueck (who mixed a little Gulliver into the DNA of Hanson's life-size creations), and Maurizio Cattelan (who reincarnates Hanson's tableaux as full-blown real-life theater).