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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 95–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
... 94 CO 43-3, 94-121 6/6/00 2:49 PM Page 95 “The Ineffaceable Curse of Cain”: Racial Marking and Embodiment in Pinky Elspeth kydd Look at my fingers, are not the nails of a bluish tinge...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ros Murray This article assesses the impact and import of 1970s French feminist video collectives, focusing on the relationship between technology, subjectivity, and embodiment. It investigates how early portable video technology provided the tools for an exploration of subjectivity as collective...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 229–263.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Archive An Amorous History of the Silver Screen: The Actress As Vernacular Embodiment in Early Chinese Film Culture Zhang Zhen What does it mean to talk about “early cinema” in a Chinese con- text? How “early”—or how “late”—was early Chinese cinema? Where can we locate it in a broad...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 238–261.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Giuliana Bruno Figure 1. Title page by Jan Caspar Phillips of Johann Adam Kulmus’s Tabulae anatomicae, Amsterdam, 1732. Spectatorial Embodiments: Anatomies of the Visible and the Female Bodyscape Giuliana Bruno...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 151–163.
Published: 01 September 2021
... , in which Schneemann's experimentation with sound encouraged a unique kind of spatialization that pushed sensual, embodied packages of once-mute fur, paint, reflective surfaces, consumer products, and texts out into a complex corporeal-sonic field. Underlying the arc of this essay are at least two...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 2. Belissa Andía offers an embodied theorization of travesti tears in Loxoro (dir. Claudia Llosa, Peru/Spain/Argentina/US, 2011). Figure 2. Belissa Andía offers an embodied theorization of travesti tears in Loxoro (dir. Claudia Llosa, Peru/Spain/Argentina/US, 2011). More
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Corinn Columpar This article explores the role of collaboration, embodiment, and performance in John Cameron Mitchell's Shortbus (US, 2006). It takes its cue from a particularly provocative scene in the film in which a former New York City mayor suggests that it is New Yorkers' “permeability...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of neoliberalism demonstrates that embodiment in digital image networks emerges as a mode of intervention into the biopolitics of memory. Embodiment becomes the ghost in the machine of the film’s vision of neoliberal labor and memory markets. By focusing on the particular aesthetic means by which the film thinks...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 77–107.
Published: 01 May 2020
... by both the cinema and the relevant national and international discourses embodied by the KR tribunal (also known as the ECCC) and the controversies its proceedings caused. The article compares the cinematic testimony per se and that testimony transferred into legal testimony in court to reflect...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 149–183.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Juliana Chang This essay explicates how Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) and Linda Low (Nancy Kwan), the Asian migrant and Asian American female leading characters in the film Flower Drum Song (dir. Henry Koster, US, 1961), oscillate between embodying the fantasies of American modernity and exposing...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 35–79.
Published: 01 December 2008
... or colonial fetish that haunts the making of modern architectural theory and the celebrity of Baker become the site of critical possibility through which we can track the conjoined stories of “modern nudity” (as stylized purity) and “primitive nakedness” (as material embodiment.) Tracking the charged concepts...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... pleasure. The story explicitly situates this technology of cognitive modification in relation to new media technologies. The attitude toward embodiment implicit both in the story and in the cultural and scientific contexts within which it emerges opens out onto a larger set of theoretical issues, which I...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 161–195.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of nudity, it contributes to a long-standing obsession with revealing a person's interiority through the translation of embodied signifiers. Modern technologies, and the cultures of self-display they have fostered, offer up new methods of achieving what more self-consciously empirical projects have always...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Such democratization, proponents argue, negates and thus frees us from the embodied particulars of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality. This perspective is rooted in and reproduces neoliberal assumptions about bodily transcendence and freedom. Drawing on several Asian American and British Asian blogs, Pham analyzes...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... reconstruction of the genre and its vintage mise-en-scène evokes both sexploitation cinema as well as the commodified landscape of the late 1960s and early 1970s, embodying itself as a time capsule constructed in retrospect. Viva , in its indulgence in the material artifacts, conventions, and “dated” precepts...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 25–59.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Therefore, through a close reading of Socrate Safo's four-part video-film Jezebel , I examine the ways in which women embody extremes, perversions, and private pleasures that are not confined to earthly realities and to the immediately visible world. © 2012 by Camera Obscura 2012 Lindsey Green...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to decipher in detail. Finally, the way in which the art of benshi is an act of radical gender-bending is examined. By performing the voices of heroes and villains, Sawato expresses and embodies masculinity that gives her a tremendous sense of catharsis and empowerment. © 2011 by Camera Obscura 2011...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and feminist artistic practice in relation to Palestinian strategies for resistance. Together, the “Queer/Palestinian” films suggest the urgency for Palestinian visual artists to persistently generate new means of expressing, embodying, and critiquing visions for Palestinian society. Films such as Victoria...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
... video projects invite audiences to continue exploring multiple definitions of survival, hybridity, and cultural transformation, reanimating characters sacrificed in the series on its way to genetic utopia (or dystopia) and thereby resuscitating the multiple, queer, contradictory futures they embodied...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... By deploying audience knowledge about celebrities, these contemporary directors clear ground for the artistic merit of their films against the other art forms embodied by the films' stars. © 2013 by Camera Obscura 2013 Katherine Fusco is an assistant professor of English at the University of Nevada...