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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389491-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8949-1
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381716-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8171-6
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 11 December 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...Thematic Framings ...
Series: Stuart Hall: Selected Writings
Published: 02 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0215-4
...Thematic Overviews ...
Series: Design Principles for Teaching History
Published: 14 September 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002475-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0247-5
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, Marlon M. Bailey employs an insider perspective to examine Cedric Brown’s play Cuban Hustle . Having performed in a production of the play, Bailey engages the play from the perspective of how its thematics highlight the limited erotic possibilities and marginalization of black...
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By Kobena Mercer
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374510-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7451-0
... Addressing the curatorial focus on the status of contemporary artwork as “documents,” the core thematic strand connecting the wide range of artists selected by Okwui Enwezor and his team for the eleventh edition of Documenta, the five-yearly review of contemporary art held in Germany...
Published: 12 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059097-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5909-7
... The apocalyptic is the thematic that holds together the fourth chapter. Beginning with an analysis of Teresita Fernández's Puerto Rico (Burned) 6 (2018), which offers burnt paper as a representation of palm fronds, this chapter probes the conditions that enable approximation, from the use...
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027058-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2705-8
... This chapter argues that the tactility of the dancefloor is also evoked in electronic dance music, both thematically and texturally. This cluster of musical styles engages touch through beats, flesh, and grain; that is, it (1) emphasizes percussion (especially at low frequencies and high volume...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This introduction introduces the theoretical framework for Negotiated Moments and provides a summary of each chapter within the context of the thematic framework for the section in which it appears. The sections are Listening and the Ethics of Improvisation, Technology and Embodiment...
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By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... This thematic chapter examines several of Heap of Birds’s ongoing series, including the abstract Neuf paintings and his conceptual public art interventions, such as the artist’s well-known Native Hosts projects. These works are discussed in light of the tradition of landscape representations...
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By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... This thematic chapter returns to tribal lands in Oklahoma, bringing the artist back home in a path that recalls indigenous understanding of time as circular and cyclical. The chapter focuses on public artworks, including temporary sign panels in London and Vancouver, collaborations...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
...Part VI In this chapter, Marlon M. Bailey employs an insider perspective to examine Cedric Brown’s play Cuban Hustle . Having performed in a production of the play, Bailey engages the play from the perspective of how its thematics highlight the limited erotic possibilities...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... from it; possible reasons for the omissions are addressed in the commentary. The lecture provides insight into the East-West thematic characteristic of Wright’s other lectures of this period; it also illustrates his response to debates taking place in the Indonesian literary world at this time that he...
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By Nick Salvato
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374473-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7447-3
... supposed obverses or enemies (earnest sentiment, intransigent stupidity, fandom attachments). Perhaps surprising, Amos does not just thematize embarrassment in her compositions and performances or incite embarrassment in some of her listeners but also models the form of critical embarrassment...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... imaginary.” Their thematic and formal concerns include the necessary substitution of another performing body for the body of the star subject in the dramatized biographical text, the conflicted terms of ownership of the star image, and the linkage of the normative star body to the ideological implications...
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By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... This thematic chapter explores several bodies of Heap of Birds’s text-based artworks, including gallery installations, temporary public art, drawings, and prints. These diverse artworks are described in terms of the artist’s critique of the uses of language as a weapon and tool of assimilation...
Book Chapter

By Bill Anthes
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374992-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7499-2
... This thematic chapter describes Heap of Birds’s public artworks, including temporary sign panels and permanent sculptural installations. These works function as a kind of critical public history, engaging in dialogue with other markers and monuments. In these works, Heap of Birds asks, “Who owns...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... the two nations, the cinematic medium in these co-productions, with its emphasis on pornography, functioned as a more revealing extension of the tourist gaze, and the thematic of tourism intervenes to break down geographical and visual boundaries in a move toward attempted resolution, one that finds its...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373490-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7349-0
... This chapter traces “resilience” as a contemporary keyword through different thematic fields and disciplinary contexts. Resilience has salience as part of a new security apparatus and austerity politics. Contemporary figures of resilience include the First World subject who feels threatened...