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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 4. Eye Body #24 from Eye Body: 36 Transformative Actions for Camera (1963). Photograph by Erró Figure 4. Eye Body #24 from Eye Body: 36 Transformative Actions for Camera (1963). Photograph by Erró More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 11. Body Collage (1967). Photograph by Michael Benedikt Figure 11. Body Collage (1967). Photograph by Michael Benedikt More
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Comediennes in Transitional Cinema: Between Body and Medium Maggie Hennefeld The slapstick performer’s body in silent cinema manifests at once a physical indestructibility and an incapacity to adapt to the world around it: the Keystone Film Company’s Mabel Normand...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... after a Long Night at Madame Wong’s (An Homage)” (2010). Courtesy Fiona I. B. Ngô Blog Ambition: Fashion, Feelings, and the Political Economy of the Digital Raced Body Minh-­Ha T. Pham In 2007, the Pulitzer Prize–winning fashion writer and former blogger Robin Givhan praised...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., the article examines some constellations of women's bodies and pleasures created in porn and reperformance. These constellations can enable new forms of pleasure and new bodily interrelationships. But they can also reproduce certain forms of privilege, as occurs in the reproduction of the whiteness...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 1–43.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the cultural logic of purity and feminist studies of the body in the contemporary literature and cinema of exile. CO 43-1, 1-43 6/6/00 2:47 PM Page 1 Cinematic Exile: Performing the Foreign Body on Screen in Roman Polanski’s The Tenant...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 115–149.
Published: 01 December 2001
... choreographic representations of the female body in melodrama and the avant-garde. Camera Obscura 2001 04-del Rio.sh 114-149=36pg 4/18/01 4:01 PM Page 114 04-del Rio.sh 114-149=36pg 4/18/01 4:01 PM Page 115 The Body of Voyeurism: Mapping a Discourse...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... structures narratives and images in various cultural traditions, and the way our very notion of desire may be shaped by these representations. Camera Obscura 2003 Marina Abramovic´ ’s Performance: Stresses on the Body and Psyche in Installation Art Maureen Turim Among the most prolific...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 206–237.
Published: 01 January 1992
...-Stratton, 1984) 64 and 65. On the Cutting Edge: Cosmetic Surgery and the Technological Production of the Gendered Body Anne Balsamo The Biotechnological Reproduction of Gender Among the most intriguing new body technologies developed during the decade of the 1980s...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4–28.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Catherine Williamson Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Swimming Pools, Movie Stars: The Celebrity Body in the Post-War Marketplace Catherine Williamson In the minds of many people, Esther Williams...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 92–115.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Elena del Río Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 The Body as Foundation of the Screen: Allegories of Technology in Atom Egoyan's Speaking Parts Elena del Rio In an uncannily unsentimental way, the work of Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of the Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture Kwai-Cheung La About a year ago, watching David Letterman's Late Show on CBS, I was surprised to find...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 180–198.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Shohini Chaudhuri I Independence Day (Roland Emmerich, 1996) Visit of the Body Snatchers: Alien Invasion Themes in Vampire Narratives Shohini Chaudhuri There looms, within abjection, one of those vio...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
... and media culture up to 1945. Pearl White portrait. Yingxi zazhi 1, no. 1, 1921 From Pearl White to White Rose Woo: Tracing the Vernacular Body of Nüxia in Chinese Silent Cinema, 1927 – 1931 Weihong Bao A prominently placed picture of Pearl (shown opposite) White appeared...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 2008
... bodies. This integration seems to be invested with limiting the potential positions from which spectators can approach the musical performance—most crucially, in preventing identification with singers' bodies. In this way, the integration of Oklahoma! participates in the tradition of the Wagnerian...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 185–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to Schneemann's text “Parts of a Body House” (1957–67), a series of paragraphs composed over a decade that describe a network of biomorphic structures and multimedia environments. The essay argues that “Parts of a Body House” is a “nerve codex” by which to read the artist's life and work. The essay is derived...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Luli McCarroll © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 The Body Human: The Sexes (CBS) Dissecting The Body Human: The Sexes Luli McCa1ioll The Body Human: The Sexes is but one episode of a prestigious prime time CBS series called The Body Human. As its title suggests, it investi• gates...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the phenomenon of phantom limb pain—becomes especially suggestive for charting how Cukor's film contests established notions of doing gender and the body. By revealing—at precisely those moments when conventional gender expression is presumably reestablished—that the able body's contours extend beyond its...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 9–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Bodies in Shock: Gender, Genre, and the Cinema of Modernity . Pearl White Technologies of Early Stardom and the Extraordinary Body Jennifer M. Bean If everyone can agree that “why and how stars came into promi- nence and what purposes they served for their audiences” is a question...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 7. Overcoming the resistance of her own body in the very process of its commodification. La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961) Figure 7. Overcoming the resistance of her own body in the very process of its commodification. La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni More