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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 33–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... diversity, these co-constructing representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality maintain whiteness as sexual modernity’s affective core. Modern Family thus expresses the ideological contours of mainstream diversity politics. However, its narrative efforts to synthesize its contradictions reflect...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 147–155.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to be multipronged and diverse and therefore can be historically situated within the tradition of feminist film activism in Germany. The essay illustrates the unique paths each organization has pursued within a neoliberal film market to achieve the common goals of gender equality and the revitalization of women’s...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 137–139.
Published: 01 December 2021
... approached her friend and colleague Ira Sachs to set up a grant in her honor, through the nonprofit he founded in 2009 with the mission to create a diverse and vibrant community through the support of LGBTQ+ art and artists across generations and disciplines. Author and grant manager Vanessa Haroutunian...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Scott MacKenzie; Anna Westerståhl Stenport Arnait Video Productions is one of the most aesthetically diverse feminist collectives in the world. Founded in 1991 in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada, by Madeline Piujuq Ivalu and Marie-Hélène Cousineau as the first women's Inuit filmmaking collective, Arnait...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
... are neither static nor stagnant but rather continually evolving. Despite ongoing blind spots, erasures, and systemic discrimination, the industry's output is increasingly diverse. This article explores mainstream alt-porn as a particularly productive site for locating ruptures, aporias, and outright...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a discussion of his Facial Weaponization Suite (2011–14), a series of biometric masks that ask who and what we make visible to technology. Looking to the face as a critical site for negotiated visibility, Blas and Gaboury draw on diverse traditions of concealment and performance to frame the contemporary...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of “cover” and “lack” that traverse and structure diverse fields of inquiry from psychoanalysis to architectural theory to dance history to film criticism, this paper argues that there is a profound nostalgia, rather than refutation, between the clean nudity of modern objects and the ornate nakedness of so...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
... they reject. After outlining the conceptual potential of the pretty, this article traces a thread among diverse theoretical models, defining the category through its absences and exclusions. Thus André Bazin advocates for the contingent and the unposed, while post-1968 Marxism valorizes the antiaesthetic...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 43–75.
Published: 01 September 2009
... documentaries frequently focus on women and children in not only the United Kingdom but also in cultures as diverse as Japan, Iran, and nations in Africa. This essay explores four of her most well-known recent documentaries, Divorce Iranian Style (1998) and Runaway (2001), both made in Tehran and codirected...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Kathleen McHugh Feminism in the latter half of the twentieth century was a global movement with widespread and significant, if incomplete, uneven, and diverse, local effects. This essay considers the impact of feminisms on film and media culture and asks why it has proven difficult to historicize...
Published: 01 May 2021
Directors and More Diversity in General,” Metro , 17 May 2018 More
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 171–179.
Published: 01 September 2020
... that diversity- based training and hiring was bad for business. His leaked memo suggested that women s biological differences make them less capable than men of working in and with tech.1 Soon after, the New York Times documented the rise of men s rights associations in Silicon Valley as part of a back- lash...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 142–153.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and was listed among the one hundred most influential women by the BBC in 2018.4 Karim is a filmmaker who in his former role as public film commissioner ini- tiated Fusion, a diversity project promoting women filmmakers of color. A fourth internationally known Swedish player is Helene Granqvist, current...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 4–7.
Published: 01 September 1991
... central to the equal participation of many citizens. It has become amply clear that the interests of feminists, gays and lesbians, and civil rights activists are firmly linked as the policing of sexuality dovetails with attacks on affirmative action, freedom of speech and cultural diversity...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 118–121.
Published: 01 December 1989
..., excellent analyses of a diverse group of films, developing along the way an intense curiosity about the ways in which we, women spectators, are subjected to and are subjects for the films we consume and which consume us. Two intensive, thought-provoking summer seminars...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 1995
... to deploy diverse images of Black womanhood. Through an analysis of film, television, art, and beauty culture, among other media, the essays in this special issue of Camera Obscura on Black women, spectatorship, and visual culture speak to the importance of naming and politicizing...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 162–163.
Published: 01 December 1984
... spectator? Reisman and advocates a singularity of voice. One of the real glories of American avant-garde cinema has been its diversity - the diversity of its filmmakers, and the fact that within a single film a filmmaker has been able to express, and at times present in a perfect...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 127–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Directors and More Diversity in General,” Metro , 17 May 2018 ...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 184–191.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of many artists are heard beside traces of process, biographies, social histories, texts of conflicting discourses, and diverse strands of thought. They are labyrinths of stories in which there is no hierarchy in who or what is remembered. Of the innumerable examples of expanded cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 204–209.
Published: 01 December 1989
... the spectator -gendered and otherwise. My reservations centered on limitations within the psychoanalytic method for treating the diverse social factors at work in the cinema/ ideology/spectator relation. Generally, psychoanalysis addressed cer- tain primary features of the cinematic experience...