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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Image courtesy of Diane Borsato From This Body to Yours: Porn, Affect, and Performance Art Documentation Adair Rounthwaite When I think about you, I touch myself. — The Divinyls In its photography-­based forms, pornography might be provision- ally defined as the documentation...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... at the different ways desire structures narratives and images in various cultural traditions, and the way our very notion of desire may be shaped by these representations. Marina Abramovic´ ’s Performance: Stresses on the Body and Psyche in Installation Art Maureen Turim Among the most prolific...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. Installation view (detail) of Evidentiary Bodies , 2018, from the exhibition Barbara Hammer: In This Body , 1 June–11 August 2019, at the Wexner Center for the Arts More
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 39–75.
Published: 01 May 2020
... thresholds between body and mind, self and other, nature and culture. Copyright © 2020 Camera Obscura 2020 Nina Sobell biofeedback cybernetics feminist art nonverbal communication participatory art Figure 1. Nina Sobell, EEG: Video Telemetry Environment (also known as Brainwave Drawings, 1975...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2021
... fantasies” in Schneemann's work, the essay proposes a shift in feminist art historiography and its projections on Schneemann the artist. The essay asserts Schneemann's tale as a cautionary and self-reflexive one for those who come after, the would-be-daughters, who would negate the body, the struggle...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 123–127.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Figure 1. Installation view (detail) of Evidentiary Bodies , 2018, from the exhibition Barbara Hammer: In This Body , 1 June–11 August 2019, at the Wexner Center for the Arts ...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Copyright © 2022 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2022 abjection video art feminism Pipilotti Rist body art 55. Konrad Bitterli, “ Focus: Pepperminta ,” in Pipilotti Rist: Eyeball Massage , 30. 56. Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and a material condition to address issues of surveillance, the nonhuman, and contemporary art. Jennifer Rhee considers clothing that evades drone detection, while Zach Blas and Jacob Gaboury discuss biometric facial recognition and masked protest. Jasmina Tumbas and Jemima Wyman claim camouflage as a refusal...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 97–125.
Published: 01 May 2012
... titillation presented within a deceptively artful frame? Any consideration of Munson’s career would have the virtue of drawing attention to a little- known lm and little- known actress who lent her body to representation in a variety of media, and it would acknowl- edge her cinematic labors...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 60–87.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of repetitious drudgery that inevitably ends in failure. Close readings of Robertson’s engagement with diet and exercise are considered within the larger genealogy of women presenting their bodies for measurement in second-wave feminist art. This form of gendered labor is in stark contrast to the second...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Cassavetes. What Mitchell and Cassavetes share is an investment in performances that foreground the affective, contingent, and interactive and thereby serve as a site where art and life meet. With its hard-core element, however, Shortbus expands the possibilities of such a meeting in the service of a queer...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- tion of performance and of the body from which it is generated must be seen in relation to conceptual art’s “radical dismantling of agency and subjectivity,” which, while emphasizing “nontran- scendental forms of thinking,” effectively worked to sustain...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 2016
... resistance in her artwork. Jasmina Tumbas is an assistant professor in the Department of Art at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her teaching and research fields focus on modern and contemporary art and theory, histories and theories of performance, body and conceptual art, art...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 81–109.
Published: 01 December 2008
... sexuality. In the following section, I consider how the medium of video enabled Benglis to begin to exploit some of these contradictions. Bodies of Work: Video’s Address Characteristic of much video art produced in the early 1970s, Female Sensibility has an intentionally low production...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in coding and processing languages to a traditional ethnic practice, in this case mehndi (East Indian henna body art). The techno-orientalism of the image — its combination of the denatu- ralization of bodily markers of difference and the reinscription of signs of otherness — is clear...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 151–163.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... 13. Schneemann, correspondence with the author, New Paltz, NY, 15 July 2017. 14. Amelia Jones, Body Art/Performing the Subject (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998), 3. 15. Schneemann, correspondence with the author, New Paltz, NY, 15 July 2017. 16. Spyros...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 73–105.
Published: 01 May 2002
...- nology. Writers, artists, and scientists proclaimed the New Woman “modern,” not only because of the changing signifiers of feminin- ity in art, politics, fashion, and industry, but also as a result of the new and complex ways of seeing her body represented by the technologies of the still and moving...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 1–43.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with the blackness of the body? Moreover, why should such blackness provide the only principle of intelligibility for black art (34)? These are some of the questions that Darby English raises in How to See a Work of Art in Total Darkness, in which he notices how black works of art are still explained...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of extraordinary bodies participates in a long-­standing project of video art initiated by figures such as Joan Jonas, Martha Rosler, Dara Birnbaum, and Joan Braderman: the critique of, and exploration of alternatives to, mass media stereotypes about gender and body image.17 For these early feminist...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of the martial arts films as a purely Chi- nese genre largely identified with persisting tradition and local culture. At the same time, I examine the local as the site of irre- ducible heterogeneity that has enabled active and plural modes of cultural translation, resulting in the vernacular body of nüxia...