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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 177–183.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Elisa Giardina Papa; Nupur Mathur; Bathsheba Okwenje This article features an interview with the artist Radha May, a global, artist collective working under a single female identity. Radha May, whose members come from India, Italy, and Uganda, talks about merging three different perspectives...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 89–115.
Published: 01 September 2017
... games, science fiction television, and representations of dominant identity in popular culture. Children's Media and Modernity: Film, Television and Digital Games , a monograph based on Ewan's PhD dissertation, is due for publication by Peter Lang later this year. © 2017 by Camera Obscura 2017...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Cinema , and Interventions . She is head of film and television studies at Monash University. © 2014 by Camera Obscura 2014 Figure 1. Darlene Johnson, writer and director, Crocodile Dreaming (Australia, 2006) Between Worlds: Indigenous Identity and Difference in the Films of Darlene...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2000
...=34pgs 1/25/01 1:44 PM Page 41 Consuming the Other: Identity, Alterity, and Contemporary German Cinema Lutz Koepnick Dominant Western conceptions of identity are inextricably bound up...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and racial identity in the television program 24 . Facial recognition systems (FRSs), in particular, participate in earlier visual discourses of privileged facial imaging such as the close-up and the mug shot, and link them with forms of machine envisioning such as automated rapid facial comparison...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 40–65.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Meaghan Morris © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Identity Anecdotes Meughuz Mom> Identity: “Inside and outside and identity is a great bother. ’ ’ Gertrude Stein, Everybody ’r Autobiography Anecdote...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Paula A. Treichler Robert Could and Mathilde Krim debating on Donahue, from Doctors, Liars, and Women (1988). tit “In its simplest form,” writes philosopher Avrum Stroll, the problem of identity “may be thought of as the problem of trying to give...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Amy Zilliax The Scorpion and the Frog: Agency and Identity in Neil Jordan's The Crying Game Amy Zilliax There's two kinds of people: those who give and those who take Two types, Fergus, the scor- pion...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 2. LOGOtv's Facebook posts joke about the queer identities of Bewitched 's stars and characters, while FamilyNet's posts emphasize the family-friendly patriarchal nature of the show, highlighting here that its signature opening animations were made by a kid-friendly animation studio. More
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Peter X Feng Asian diasporic identities exist in a complicated tension with Asian nationalist identity formations, simultaneously affirming and disavowing the nation-state as constitutive of identity. Video maker Ming-Yuen S. Ma's work focuses on problematics of translation as a metaphor...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 103–139.
Published: 01 September 2008
... speech, that the surge of weeping men in recent Israeli films–men who discuss their inability to cry or to stop crying, who parade their tears–might be read as an attempt by Israeli mainstream entertainment to deal with Israeli society's infatuation with victimhood and its tendency to conflate identity...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the life of a stranger. The forced and unpredictable movement of individuals from the now depopulated Palestinian towns, villages, and holy sites into refugee camps and diasporas evidences the queering of modern Palestinian identity in this sense. The emotion or impression that one is a perpetual stranger...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Sławomir Masłoń Abstract This article is a political interpretation of La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961) and proposes that the central theme of the film is the identity of the discourse of capital and the discourse of patriarchy, both as solipsistic, self‐perpetuating...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2017
... identity, Kent uses horror conventions to provide an unexpected critique of the burdens of maternal responsibility. What is more, she deploys these conventions to reimagine reassurance as a discourse that can powerfully generate, rather than dissipate, fear and horror and thus reconfigure the mother/son...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 153–163.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of a game, with traditional academic work, workshops, public game demonstrations, and roundtables discussing race, gender, and sexual identity in video game culture. The community formed around QGCon—which was founded in 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley—informs this section's engagement...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Modern Family ’s adaptations of sitcom narrativity allow it to advance its progressive ambitions, while the program also plays with the humor of gay stereotypes ultimately to demolish binary assumptions of queer political identity. To read a sitcom through a political lens of conservatism versus...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 121–154.
Published: 01 December 2017
... on offer in cinema and how they might speak to, and resonate with, queer habits, alignments, and tendencies. In doing so, it gestures beyond a concern with representation, (in)visibility, identity, and related concerns around appropriation and queer readings that have historically dominated studies of gay...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 149–153.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the world, an ethical demand, a form of political legitimation, and a poetics. In this “In Practice” collection, opacity is offered as an alternative to the familiar terrain of identity, visibility, and representation in feminist and queer politics and writing. Contributors utilize opacity as both a tactic...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
... conventional testing, a new form of identity has been produced that collapses the categories of “positive” and “negative.” The undetectable person is at once neither and both, a curious indeterminacy that throws into question what we mean when we speak of our “status.” In his treatise The Principles...