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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 3. Fantastic Architecture , edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else Press, 1970). Front cover: Richard Hamilton, Guggenheim Collage , 1967 Figure 3. Fantastic Architecture, edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else Press, 1970). Front More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 4. Carolee Schneemann, as she appears in Fantastic Architecture , edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else Press, 1970) Figure 4. Carolee Schneemann, as she appears in Fantastic Architecture, edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else More
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 185–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Figure 3. Fantastic Architecture , edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else Press, 1970). Front cover: Richard Hamilton, Guggenheim Collage , 1967 Figure 3. Fantastic Architecture, edited by Dick Higgins and Wolf Vostell (New York: Something Else Press, 1970). Front...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2001
... is granted. Watching the movies, I do not remain a crouching giant: the camera brings me down and into the horrify- ing and fantastical world of the set—at doll level. The movie miniature gives me a taste of shrinking, but in the safety of a vir- tual city. A simulated city. What it implies about...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 113–157.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of the intertwinings of personal memory and cultural history, fact and fiction, collection and recollection. The particular histories Moore’s work recalls are inherently bound by fantasy, both in their narration through the fantastic and fabu- lous dollhouse and through the tellings of an industry defined...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 126–150.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Jane Blocker Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 0 U I • [)I n Femme Maison by Louise Bourgeois, 1947. Ink on Paper. Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, NY. Woman-House: Architecture, Gender and Hybridity in What~s...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 42–51.
Published: 01 September 1988
...• tational manner that is highly interactive, very much like the "official arts" as we witness them: theater, opera, art objects in museums, historic architectural sites. The film is divided into three parts, cor• responding to the three places in which it was filmed:the city of Beijing...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 70–89.
Published: 01 May 1990
... division of leisure. Inside the park entrance, the landscape, architecture and outdoor spatial organization were a combination and confusion of brash signs, 76 incandescent lights, eclectic and exotic architectural styles and bared engineering structures. The extravagance and scale...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on the mantle of the pretty. Thus his description of The Red Shoes (dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, UK, 1948): “Moira Shearer dances, in a somnambulistic trance, through fantastic worlds avowedly intended to project her unconscious mind — agglomerates of landscape-like forms, near-abstract...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 137–164.
Published: 01 December 1986
... the pain of the workers and announces the coming of a mes- siah, the Mediator (Mittler). In this closed, mystical space, Maria’s speech evokes and opens up, through a fantastic process of infinite regression, another, still deeper region, a more primordial mythical space, built around the story...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 177–207.
Published: 01 May 2009
...,” is a term that may describe a crank, device, or even some kind of fantastic lubricat- ing engine, such as the one invented by Elijah McCoy in 1872. (The Afro-Canadian engineer McCoy [1843 –1929] made his fame and fortune in the US with the invention of an automatic lubrication technology...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
... modern era. The camera portrays a kaleidoscopic succession of city sights, with escalating horizons Camera Obscura 90, Volume 30, Number 3 doi 10.1215/02705346-3160641 © 2015 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 27 28  •  Camera Obscura of modern architecture...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... The Quick and the Dead • 131 World’s Fair, and the fantastic dream voyage Mother Dao, made from documentary Dutch colonial archival footage of the country now known as Indonesia, actually transform the genre of found footage film and achieve cinema’s truly surrealist potential. The disjunctions...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 50–83.
Published: 01 September 1985
... with the best “historical” intentions, and “ideological” guarantees, it offers a veritable array of episodes, each one more fantastic and spellbinding than the one before). Mexico is also an inexhaustible mine of metaphors (the most poetic ones, because they are, quite literally, the most far...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 9–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in a role in James Broughton's The Bed (US, 1968). The Vallejo is still intact and currently hosts an invitation-only artists’ residency. Uncle Yanco provides a short tour of this community and its unusual architecture through a series of mobile images, filmed as if we were gliding around its...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 181–197.
Published: 01 May 2004
... by July herself) who attempt to navigate and man- age the world around them through complicated systems of con- trol. The scenarios she presents are sometimes otherwordly or fantastic—a secret agent from another planet infiltrates a nuclear Copyright © 2004 by Camera Obscura Camera Obscura 55...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 109–137.
Published: 01 May 2020
... children conversely position queers (as nonreproductive citizens) in proxim- ity to the death drive. His canonical work on the child and futurity takes on fantastically different meanings when the child is a racial- ized figure in racialized spatialities a child who has never stood for the future...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 95–123.
Published: 01 September 2020
.... Céline Sciamma, France, 2011), Hold- Up Films/Lilies Films/Arte France Cinéma The directors of queer films love to imagine alternative spaces, especially abandoned, natural, or fantastical environments, where queer performances and experiences, unbound from the codes and conducts of an oppressive...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... home finds imaginary fulfillment in the fantastical order of the melodrama, as his proposed shared tears with Ying-er in fantasy immersion will nurse his perceived failure to attain gay love and connection. The symbolic merging of tears between him and Ying-er later translates into a marriage...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4–28.
Published: 01 May 1996
... moved into the public space as consumers, the lines between public and private space blurred. The home became a "well-run ma- chine" just like the factory. Meanwhile, as an antidote to mechaniza- tion, modern architecture emphasized a fluidity between the outdoors and indoors: suburban homes were...