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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jennifer Rhee This essay examines the relationship between surveillance and opacity through artist Adam Harvey's “Anti-Drone” wear, clothing that evades drone surveillance and is part of his Stealth Wear (2013) project. Through an engagement with opacity, the author argues that “Anti-Drone” wear's...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... spaces and aesthetics for producing collective memory that differently configure spectatorial interaction and social intervention. Counterposing the hyperindustrialized military vision of the fictional reality TV show Drones with the social media–styled memory market TruNode, the film’s caricature of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 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...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 130–149.
Published: 01 May 1992
... orient us and so too its audio, a persistent bass drone that is reminiscent of Hitchcock-fore- boding, suspenseful, anxiety-inducing. Together, they establish a cli- mate of expectation; indeed, both call into play a series of assumptions that initiate the narrative and allow this opening...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 67–101.
Published: 01 December 2013
... for only these subtle movements. Mean- while, Fassbinder’s voice drones on about the airship Italia. In this way, the voice-­over sets the flashback firmly in the past. Ida is dead, but the droning voice implies that the world moves on, past other tragedies. This may seem, as I noted earlier...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2017
... intruding upon the action, which underscores the oneiric quality of the film. At the same time, the duet between Farrokhzad’s voice and the lep- er’s physical movements troubles the realist imperative of docu- mentary. Farrokhzad’s droning voice fades in, mournfully reciting the days of the week...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... The four beats of its refrain (“The youth is starting to change / Are you starting to change / Are you / Together”) sounds an almost drone-­ like dirge that keeps getting caught on the same two notes while the lyrical triplet notes above try to pull the song somewhere else, only and always to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
... voice-over, droning on and on in authoritative theory-speak. Presum- ably, Montgomery is satirizing her.) What Montgomery asserts is a same-sex groping, fondling, and subduing each other tied to a free- flow of pissing and shitting: a sublime pre-Oedipal state which seem- ingly can be brought back...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2005) 20 (1 (58)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2005
... look for the rapist. Men fuck men in that room over there. I cannot bear my bearings. Near silence but for a throbbing electronic drone. Near darkness but for that violent red strobe. Crystal meth vision; crystalline vision. What is this shattering? I recognize in it Leo Bersani’s...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
... habits and his inability to manage his own affairs, while he nervously dumps a mountain of salt into his food. Finally, he timidly sneaks a smoke in the other room, muttering to himself, while his wife drones forth a steady stream of complaints and criticisms, and then he retreats from the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 132–160.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2001) 16 (2 (47)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2001
...; rock guitarist Eric Draven’s artsy attic apartment with its decorative round window in The Crow; the desolate round window—concave as a fishbowl—in Dark City. In the depths of all these cities lurk “the little people,” as the Joker (Jack Nicholson) calls them: the drones, slaves to their under...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 131–175.
Published: 01 December 2003
... children would condemn her—the salesman drones: “Drama . . . comedy . . . life’s parade at your fingertips.” Here he echoes his previous pitch to Cary about how all “his single ladies” find the television great company. Sirk isolates the set as a mute—“dumb”—icon, a “win- dow on the world” that is...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
... music also fades back to the slow, repetitive notes of the santoor and the quieter melodies of the sarod and the vocalists. As the next scene begins, the music accompanies Lenny, once again slowly building from the drone of the santoor to the increasingly complex melody brought first by the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 143–177.
Published: 01 December 2011
... offered to us is the chaotic and surreal worldview of a child. The music is a drone- like raga, ominous and plaintive in its continual minor thematic elaboration. The scenes shown capture iconic elements of brothel life — ­young girls in thin, shiny clothing and bright lipstick waiting for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 99–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
... their succes- sors in today’s flattened global political scene) to biopolitical man- agement, the informatic battlefield, drone warfare, and the labora- tories for testing new forms of exploitation constituted by Amazon, Facebook, Google, and their ilk.2 In observing this connection, I do not...