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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Katherine Fusco Using recent work from philosophy, film studies, and economics, this article analyzes two instances of star discourse — Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan and Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience — to identify an emerging trend in contemporary cinema. I argue that these...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Research Center postdoctoral fellow and a research associate in the Department of Women's Studies at Pennsylvania State University. © 2011 by Camera Obscura Jimi Hendrix: The Sex Tape (2007) DVD menu The Black Visual Experience: Hendrix, Porn, and Authenticity Ariane Cruz Since 29...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2011
... accuracy and provides a post-punk sound track and contemporary-sounding dialogue as it playfully captures the experience of modern feminine adolescence. However, the film's modernity lies more interestingly in the way in which its self-conscious reinterpretation of linear history makes it a successful...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 77–105.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Constantin Parvulescu Eastern Europe has been a terrain on which the twentieth century has challengingly experimented with revolutionary discourse, and cinema has been there to document these experiments. This article focuses on a constellation of Eastern European films from the 1960s and the early...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 133–139.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “boundary objects,” students participating in FemTechNet have engaged in shared learning projects like “wikistorming,” in which students edit Wikipedia to improve the representation of women and people of color on the site, and digital-mapping initiatives, in which student experience is recognized as a site...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., Imitation of Life stages for black and queer of color spectators originary traumas, in particular the formative (and compounded) experiences of racial and sexual shame. This essay seeks to reconcile the dissonant emotions evoked by Imitation of Life by reading the overidentifications of subaltern spectators...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Therese Davis The article looks at the contributions of writer and director Darlene Johnson to an emerging Australian Indigenous cinema. It discusses the ways in which Johnson draws on her experience as a young, urban Indigenous woman and her knowledge of Aboriginal culture to explore the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 101–127.
Published: 01 May 2015
... produce principles that “organize the ethical experience of the aphrodisia. ” This article thus interrogates the technology of care on Jersey Shore as a node where affects, ethics, and sexual practices intersect in order to argue that by writing off Jersey Shore as unethical, we ignore the ethics building...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and disenfranchised women in the hot zones of globalization have been made increasingly vulnerable by patterns of capital expansion. In these documentaries, women who have survived trafficking, rape, and abduction share their brutal experiences in filmed interviews; family members who have lost...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 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: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 21–47.
Published: 01 December 2018
... cast their female heroines, when coupled with consideration for each director’s biographical experiences across shifting political systems, troubles the prevalent perception of neoliberal discourses as intrinsically linked to capitalist systems and thus as anathema to socialist ideologies. Both films...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 103–127.
Published: 01 December 2018
...-class professional women to subvert the prevalent assumption that their struggles are no longer systemic in nature while conceding that the notion of a universal experience of femininity across geopolitical and class boundaries is largely illusory. As well, she develops an aesthetic of embarrassment and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2018
... man and mother to an Afro-German daughter named Achieng. Inspired by Obama’s own experiences, a central focus of the film is the personal effects of racism on black immigrant women and the fungibility of black lives in postunification Germany where political rhetoric has contributed to an atmosphere...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 13–29.
Published: 01 May 2019
...), Almayer’s Folly ( La Folie Almayer , France/Belgium, 2011), and the installation Selfportrait/ Autobiography: A Work in Progress (1998); topics encompass analog video editing, viewer experiences of film versus installation work, and how Atherton’s interest in Taoism informs her understanding of movement...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 75–89.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... The format is derived from writer Georges Perec, and the essay connects these artists through their experiences as Holocaust survivors or children of survivors. Touching on Akerman’s Jewish heritage, her early success with the film Jeanne Dielman: 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Belgium/France...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 139–161.
Published: 01 May 2019
... precise repetition and variation of stylistic strategies, songs imbue Akerman’s films with a range of meanings and experiences we rarely associate with her work: a jolt of joy, an impression of intense human connection, a reference to popular culture. Through unpredictable humming, an opera duet, a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 69–101.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the temporal underpinnings of After Life 's evocation of photogénie , seasonal passing, memory, identification, and gendered experience to show the sensual gravity of benevolent attention. I argue that After Life illustrates the way in which film can enable our taking the time to learn a sensual and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... induces another kind of damage, or agnosia: the ability to evaluate facial beauty. “Liking What You See” reflects on the ways in which such a technology might either disrupt or reproduce gender and racial ideologies by altering people's ability to recognize and experience a particular form of visual...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 161–183.
Published: 01 September 2009
... game avatars' unremarkable abilities, limiting supplies, frantic combat styles, frustrating spatial progress, experiences of entrapment, and a pervading sense of helplessness, exemplified by the games' often deterministic linear structures. Overall, this article argues that the games encourage critical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
... argue that Or, My Treasure is a critical Mizrahi feminist film that exposes the hegemonic social gaze as a political mechanism of power and violence that terrorizes the Mizrahi female body. The ethnic, class, and gender oppression of the Mizrahi female subject creates a traumatic experience that is...