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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 35–75.
Published: 01 December 2023
... revolution) is typically viewed as catalyzing new possibilities for self‐expression, this rhetoric of consumer choice in fact served to naturalize existing social hierarchies and normative modes of vision through standardized color. This article looks to the postwar American domestic interior to dissect...
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. Carolee Schneemann, Interior Scroll (1975). Photograph. Courtesy of the Carolee Schneemann Foundation; P•P•O•W, New York; Galerie Lelong, New York; and Hales Gallery, London. © 2021 Carolee Schneemann Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York More
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Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 2. Carolee Schneemann, Interior Scroll (1975). Photograph. Courtesy of the Carolee Schneemann Foundation; P•P•O•W, New York; Galerie Lelong, New York; and Hales Gallery, London. © 2021 Carolee Schneemann Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York More
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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 (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 119–159.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of mourning, romance, and murder are set in the great outdoors, while the interior sets are cluttered with potted plants that signify the tamed emotions of domestic life. The film establishes a binary in which an “evil” woman—played by Gene Tierney, then known as “the most beautiful woman in the world...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 1–33.
Published: 01 September 2014
... a director humiliates her at an audition by demanding the right to inspect her body, she begins disembodied phone sex work. Most critics of the film either emphasize the main character's growth or observe that her interiority remains unavailable to viewers despite the film's extensive use of close-ups...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by Akerman in low-resolution digital video, No Home Movie alternates excruciatingly long passages set in the interior of her ailing mother’s apartment in Brussels with traveling shots taken of the Negev desert in Israel and sequences of the peripatetic Akerman Skyping her mother from her apartment in New...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2021
... select works produced by Schneemann at Judson, including Lateral Splay (1962) and Meat Joy (1964). The essay reflects on the relation between the dance workshops and Schneemann's work in painting. It gives particular focus to Schneemann's canonic “solo” Interior Scroll (1975) and the author's experience...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Figure 1. Carolee Schneemann, Interior Scroll (1975). Photograph. Courtesy of the Carolee Schneemann Foundation; P•P•O•W, New York; Galerie Lelong, New York; and Hales Gallery, London. © 2021 Carolee Schneemann Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York ...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 105–117.
Published: 01 December 2021
... affirms past queer lives, celebrating and highlighting rebelliousness, agency, creativity, queer kinship, and passion. Additionally, Hammer attempts to communicate with and embody the past, physically and emotionally seeking out and feeling the interior and exterior lives of her biographical subjects, who...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Curran Nault Abstract Chilean Academy Award–winning drama, Una mujer fantástica/A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, 2017), is a film that navigates past the superficiality of surface into a transgender interiority and imagination situated below and against dominant culture's demand...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 125–151.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- ening move across boundaries, from exterior to interior—a move that, as I plan to show, compromises the viability of gendering this gaze. I suggest that this film cannibalizes feminist film theory because it takes in one part of that theory, the gaze, and in a way devours it, potentially stripping...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (3 (57)): 125–155.
Published: 01 December 2004
... and further afield in the wider environs of Los Angeles, where she is always moving from one location to another without ever encountering the out- side. Like the Whites’ seamless movement from their navy blue Mercedes-Benz to the interior of their house, Carol extends the private space of her San...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2005
... thesis from Yale (BA, 2002), titled “The Lady Van(qu)ishes: Interiority, Abjection, and the Function of Rape in Horror Films,” is forthcoming in Paradoxa , and “Pleasure in/and Perversity: Plaisagir in Liliana Cavani's Il portiere di notte ” is forthcoming in The Dalhousie Review . Seul contre...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 9–46.
Published: 01 January 1988
... advertising campaign, popular magazines, books on interior decor, films, newspapers, and television programming itself spoke in seemingly endless ways about television's place in the home. By looking at these representations and the media institutions from which they were distrib• uted, we can see how...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 57–90.
Published: 01 May 1992
..., and the media.’ This discussion of the visual has privileged the surface body, while the notion of the gaze has been premised on desire and pleasure. But what happens when feminist cultural critics delve into the taboo territory of studying the imaging of the pathological interior body? How do we...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
... vision. We explore this interior domain with a therapist, Catherine (Jennifer Lopez), by way of a machine that allows her to extend her analytical gaze into the psyche of the killer as she gradually exposes the conjoined mysteries of two missing victims: Stargher’s latest work, a woman trapped...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 18–54.
Published: 01 May 1992
... presented in these films as a means of 23 uncovering TB infection in the absence of visible signs and symptoms, is linked to a sexualized public surveillance of the body. Yet, while chest X-ray was promoted as a means of publicly assessing the private interior of the body-a space persistently...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and generated.1 The film seemed to be carried into cinemas atop a wave of media attention and much collective back patting at the proclaimed liberalism of US screens. The Kids Are All Right was discussed on talk shows and entertain- ment shows, in women’s magazines and interior design publica...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 67–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of publicity; on the contrary, this privacy represents a very par- ticular way of doing publicness, of deploying what Warner terms the “resources for interiority and contexts for self-elaboration” that publics, as a routine matter, provide (31). Privacy, in this sense, is also an instance...