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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 (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and collaborative interventions as well as the feminist and activist legacies that inform her video, performance, and installation works. For Wyman, opacity and camouflage enable collective emancipatory action in a time of contemporary neoliberal forms of surveillance, as seen in the practices of Pussy Riot members...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... explorations of legibility and machinic vision in this field is Adam Harvey’s CV Dazzle (2010) project, which aims to render the body unrecognizable to surveillance technology through a variety of aesthetic techniques such as asymmetrical hairstyles and “Dazzle” camouflage makeup.1 Likewise, Hito...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Tim Maly, “Anti-­Drone Camouflage: What to Wear in Total Surveillance,” Wired, 17 January 2013, www.wired.com/design /2013/01/anti-­drone-­camouflage-­apparel/. 4. For example, see Harvey’s other project CV Dazzle (2010), in which makeup and hair designs obscure the face...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 124–160.
Published: 01 September 1993
... unpolished components, unable to camouflage their human frailty, made vulnerable, ambivalent in relation to their role of mastery.” To represent the gleaming shield’s ambivalent relation to psychic and mechanistic mastery, Gloria Patri thus presents its three concentric registers of combined...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
... things practice evasion, stealth, and camouflage; they go underground; they hide and misdirect. They are kin to, but distinct from, things that are absent or invisible — different from the absent because ineluctably there, unlike the invisible in their relation to time. Invisibility...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 57–91.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the landscape but cutting across and into the landscape. It was the principle of the camouflage of the guns and ships in the war. The first year of the war, Picasso and Eve . . . Gertrude Stein and myself, were walking down the boulevard Raspail a cold winter evening. . . . All of a sudden down...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... on individual passwordprotected sites.4 They adopted pseudonyms, gathered on mailing lists rather than in public forums, and named their annual convention VividCon, camouflaging even the word vid from the casual observer. However, in the first years of the twentyfirst century, other...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2002
... as a camouflage that allows them to pose as a perfectly respectable couple moving along with the flow of everyday urban street traffic. In turn, the film plays on contemporary anxieties over working women’s increasing participation in public commercial culture by suggesting that Little Sister’s own proximate...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 88–109.
Published: 01 May 1981
... in mystery. The first sentence Charlotte speaks in Now Voyager (“Introverted, doctor names her illness, an illness which can function as a form of camouflage. In Boston she stays in her room to escape the role her mother assigns her; on ship she stays in her cabin to escape the new role...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., a conservative psychiatrist from the same period, whose homo- phobia rivals even Caprio's. Bergler writes: "in accepting the superficial camouflage, the naive observer plays into the hands of the unconscious 'alibi' of homosexuals [both female and male]. He is in the situation of a detective...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 1985
... name, the seal of authority. Despite his many innovations, the voice in his films is always the voice of an unacknowledged dominant. A voice that makes everything else in the film appear as if it were there only as camouflage for this unavowed dominance. Of equal importance is the promotion...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 65–89.
Published: 01 September 2011
... are camouflaged by the focus on family. As the Blair and Brown governments in the UK supported and invested in a variety of social and educational endeavors intended to “strengthen” families for the public good, Supernanny emerged.15 While Supernanny  can be understood as yet one more...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2003
... on these statements and on the film, one might assert that some systems of montage and dubbed sound constitute not only a colonizing audiovisual system but also a meticulous camouflage, covering over the implicit violence and erasure in this process of enframing. Visibility and vision do not constitute...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 54–75.
Published: 01 September 1991
... with which Bush exploits patriotic and moral feelings to camouflage his realpolitik war, also show between the cracks. “I just can’t see it.” Significantly, this was the first military-wife interview on this national network after the official start of the war. In the first few hours...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 48–70.
Published: 01 May 1993
...- pace doubles as a mask behind which the ruling elite camouflages itself, adopting the clothes, language, and behavior of its former colonial masters. The carapace also evokes the social structure of neocolonial- ism. The entrepreneurial bourgeoisie live the life of an uppercrust...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 61–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., camouflaged, and recondite” messages to audiences with particular insider knowledge of cinema. 28 Instead, the cadence of 35 Shots 's references remains cryptic even to “cinephile” audiences with the framework to decipher its multiple allusions. This keen yet uncertain interception of external references...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Hitler with Stalin but for her preference of working in German and in Germany. This is camouflaged reasoning given her outspoken admiration for the German leader. Yet without any sense of irony, the director claims she considered Goebbels a "Mephisto" figure and "[ein] gefarlicber Mann" (a dangerous...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
... amalgamated purpose of information-entertainment-persuasion. 11 The new form of publishing will conquer the future to such an extent that it will never arrive—by camouflaging class antagonisms and fixing people's desires to commodities, so that, hypnotized by them, they will become the collaborators...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 77–107.
Published: 01 May 2020
... not by estrangement or ignorance but by the closest possible relations and confidential knowledge. The vic- tims arouse revulsion rather than empathy, and the perpetrator s impulse is to first exclude and to then extirpate them, similar to what one feels toward one s abjection or disease.18 To a certain camouflaged...