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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 113–135.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Figures Theory.” Previous articles can be found in The Origins of Deconstruction (2006), as well as in parallax, Performance Research , and the Journal of Visual Culture . Wind Up: The Machine-Event of Tape Lynn Turner I’m sorry, so sorry. Please accept my apology. But love is...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2012
... university settings, where it has students organize, market, and host the event. This essay examines the issues attendant with bringing LUNAFEST onto college campuses. On the one hand, LUNAFEST encourages and supports the exhibition of women filmmakers, a laudable endeavor. On the other hand, as a corporate...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 159–169.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Janice Loreck; Sian Mitchell; Whitney Monaghan; Kirsten Stevens The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) is a four-day event in Melbourne, Australia, that supports and celebrates the work of Australian women filmmakers. Launched in 2017, the festival emerged from our desire as screen academics...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David Alderson Most discussions of Billy Elliot have either taken for granted an understanding of the historical event that it treats or failed to engage with that context completely. Written during the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1984–85 miners' strike, this article considers the film in...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2008
... explores Almodóvar's narrative style through a close analysis of the deployment of coincidence as a device in Talk to Her , a film structured by coincidental meetings and events. Tracing Almodóvar's treatment of coincidence allows us to evaluate and appreciate the classical echoes of his narrative...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2012
... treaty with the US and the crisis of a 1972 hostage incident. These early 1970s events were seen by denizens of mass media as well as intellectuals to signal the end of radical politics. However, treatments of liberation viewed through the lenses of gender, sexuality, and complicity thrived in sex films...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
... a fundamental shift in the older conception of the performance artwork as a unique event. The article explores the way in which both reperformance and pornography are characterized by a mode of reception in which a document of a past performance becomes the occasion for the creation of new affect in...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Tess Takahashi This article examines the legacy of issues of representation in the International Experimental Media Congress held in Toronto in April of 2010, twenty years after the contentious 1989 International Experimental Film Congress. On the surface, the two events embraced the same stated...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., as no other event has, that there are different bourgeoisies and different undergrounds and they can clash in many ways. Just as we still live with the heritage of May 1968 in Paris, in the experimental film world so too we still live with the aftermath of EXPRMNTL 4 in 1967 in the small town of...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and larger American historical events, Bechdel's novel deals with themes of trauma, memory, and historical narrative. The novel has been embraced for the queer way in which it approaches her family archive — it refuses to settle on one understanding of the truth of Bechdel's father, his sexuality, and...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 177–189.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of a daylong series of events sponsored by the Feminist Art Project and organized by art historians Julia Bryan-Wilson and Johanna Burton. Leonard and Copeland took two of her works as touchstones for their exchange: The Fae Richards Photo Archive (1993 – 96), originally conceived as part of Cheryl...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 33–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... McCabe's self-inflicted suffering during the mothers' march lent the event a dramatic narrative quality that echoed other television genres. All of this unfolded against the backdrop of the Nixon administration's attack on television news broadcasters for their liberal bias, which made McCabe more...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2017
... experience of attending such an event. Dietrich Squinkifer (a.k.a. Squinky ) is a writer, programmer, musician, and visual artist who creates games and playable experiences about gender identity, social awkwardness, and miscellaneous silliness. In 2015, they were recognized as part of Forbes's “30...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 187–201.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the photographed person, or the motivation to initiate certain projects is troubling or even coercive. This article, written with the collaborative input of Ewald and Meiselas, focuses on our work's basis in the assumption that collaboration always already lies at the basis of the event of photography...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 September 2019
... categories (as, for example, definitions of sexual violence depend upon particular understandings of the connections or disconnections between bodily events and consciousness of consent or its refusal, between the “outside and the “inside,” between action and affirmation). Given confusions and conflations of...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 163–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Edited by Eva Kuhn; Ute Holl In October 2016, we organized a symposium in Basel, Switzerland, in commemoration of Chantal Akerman. Through screenings of her films, as well as talks, presentations, and accounts of friends and collaborators, the event focused on issues of remembering and forgetting...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 177–183.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by organizing a public event in which excerpts from the censorship documents were uploaded to Wikipedia . © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 Radha May Italian cinema censorship artist collective female sexuality feminist artists Radha May is an artist whose work explores forgotten...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 195–196.
Published: 01 December 2008
... those previous subjects and subjectivities, textual forms, and cultural events. We invite the submission of short essays (750 – 2,000 words maximum) on current media prac- tices, practitioners, projects, resources, events, or issues — particu- larly those that highlight new work, fresh...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 184–185.
Published: 01 September 2009
... scope of those previous subjects and subjectivities, tex- tual forms, and cultural events. We invite the submission of short essays (750 – 2,000 words maximum) on current media practices, practitioners, projects, resources, events, or issues — particularly those that highlight new work, fresh...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 208–209.
Published: 01 May 2009
... those previous subjects and subjectivities, textual forms, and cultural events. We invite the submission of short essays (750 – 2,000 words maximum) on current media prac- tices, practitioners, projects, resources, events, or issues — particu- larly those that highlight new work, fresh...