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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 65–97.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Lisa Åkervall Abstract This essay takes the auto-tuned viral video “Can't Hug Every Cat” as a point of entry for a broader analysis of how modulation decisively shapes politics, aesthetics, and gendering in contemporary digital ecologies. It uncovers how the exaggerated exhibitions of feminine...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... 1). Indeed, the boundary trouble of Cher s own voice has given Cher a shift- ing sonic identity, encompassing her low vocal range, which had her first single, Ringo, I Love You, mistaken for the work of a man (and thus, given the title, a gay man), and her status as the first to get audibly Auto...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 74–107.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of national community around social reforms designed to revive 80  •  Camera Obscura the mechanisms of capitalism, the New Deal had to endow misfor- tune with a perverse appeal. Popular cinema was essential to this appeal, and not only in the obvious sense of propagandistic address, in evidence...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
... have it, Antin’s act deforms and disfgures the autobiographical act itself. Instead of aiming to restore an (impossible) image of wholeness, Antin’s work resists the unifying gesture so common in autobiographical pursuits. She makes no attempt to construct a fully integrated auto- biographical...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 187–237.
Published: 01 January 1996
... are tuned to NBC on December 24, 1990, and are watching a yuletime special called A Very Retail Christmas, a clever updating of the Santa Claus story produced by Paul Fusco and Bernard ("Bernie") Brillstein. An augural aside: Fusco and Brillstein are the Hollywood dynamic...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 1990
... distinguishing themselves from poisonous and insincere women, black women rappers challenge men to take women more seriously. Black women rappers might respond by saying: “That’s right, don’t auto- matically trust a big butt and a smile. We7vegot plenty of sexual power...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... and family cir- culate familiar discourses of power. Alda’s privileged male status, stable family, and enormous income all contributed to his freedom to choose feminist ideology — an issue occasionally raised in inter- views and even addressed (however briefly) by Alda in his auto- biographies...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 162–194.
Published: 01 September 1985
... the role of official partner. On the other hand, I can see the difficulty of fine-tuning an object. . . So, if I add it up, we’ve probably invested about the same thing-I just don’t add it up the same way. But purely in terms of money, the prototype for a camera used to launch a trial 168 series...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 63–101.
Published: 01 December 2006
... closed, auto- poietic systems, these systems establish themselves via a founding distinction or differentiation of the system from an environment. Psychic systems are not contained within social systems but con- stitute part of the latter’s environment, and nervous systems are, similarly, part...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 89–123.
Published: 01 September 2015
...- head for the Vox Populi with “a mouth big enough for all the fires” is significant precisely because of a dominant Western tradition of silencing or simply “tuning out” black women.23 Daisy’s voice becomes impossible to ignore as the narrative progresses. When she finally overthrows...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., sighs with erotic satisfaction at her matrimonial triumph — that is, Children of Men (2006) until she accidentally knocks over a music box – cum–­cigarette ­case perched on the vanity. Spinning out its repetitious tune, the box <fig. 5 cap.>Pablo Picasso’s Guernica...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 99–141.
Published: 01 May 2001
... female companion, comparing his taste in women to his taste in autos.43 What these images represent is first of all an implicit contradiction in US policy with regard to its troops abroad in the 1940s: warning its soldiers about prostitutes, the US...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 35–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the wandering Jew is a trope latently identifiable in D’Est, as it is in other Akerman films.8 In Memory Once Removed • 39 fact, D’Est is a wandering Jewish road movie in search of its auto- biographical subject. With regard to the autobiographical aspect of Akerman’s...