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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 92–115.
Published: 01 May 1996
... after donating her one of his lungs. Hired by a film/television producer (David Hemblen), Clara is tempo- rarily staying at a hotel where she meets Lance (Michael McManus), a feminine-looking young man who works as a bell-boy, yet aspires to an acting career playing veritable...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 165–168.
Published: 01 December 1989
... spectator are included in the general bibliography. Free-lance Writer Amsterdam Anne Friedberg 1967: I am fifteen years old and I go to see, for the first time, Victor Fleming’s Gone With the...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... spaces — the body is an object of surveil- lance and stimulation. It also functions as an allegorical gure that evokes the painful prodding of the Palestinian/Israeli landscape. This allegory reaches to assumptions surrounding Semitic male- Queering Palestine...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 160–165.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... Free-lance Writer Amsterdam Anne Friedberg 1967: I am fifteen years old and I go to see, for the first time, Victor Fleming’s Gone With the Wind. I have read Margaret Mitchell’s massive novel and have been looking forward to...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 241–245.
Published: 01 December 1989
... envisage change. Free-lance Writer Sydney, Australia ...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 181–197.
Published: 01 May 2004
... films of Chantal Akerman, July’s work traffics in both the severe and the banal conditions of contemporary life: environ- mental illness, family dynamics, obsolescing technology, surveil- lance, and medical experimentation. In her live performances Love Diamond (1998) and The Swan Tool (2001), the...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of 2012. Amazon recently announced Amazon Prime Air, the company’s drone delivery program, which was slated to begin in 2015. Meanwhile, surveil- lance drones are already in flight along the US-­Mexico border, and since 2002, the US has been conducting lethal drone strikes overseas. As I...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... Such “realperson” fandoms typically blur the line between the merely glamorous and the literally fantastic, with fans writing stories in which Lance Bass of N’Sync replaces himself with a robot, or American Idol’s Adam Lambert fights zombies. Moreover, just as technically minded women...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 36–65.
Published: 01 December 1986
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 128–139.
Published: 01 May 1976
... classeswere available; she learned "from just doing it" , from seeing more films, and from the local film labs who answered her questions and advised her. Started doing free-lance graphics in 1968; worked as art director at Empire Photosound (a producer of industrial and travel films) ; did titles...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 116–131.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and video art. Would you add anything to that formal description? FLUIDØ is virus, sex, hack, drug, and conspiracy. Promoted as a cypherpunk sci- fi movie, FLUIDØ subverts current data surveil- lance and ownership issues by engaging in pissing cryptography. Another important way to situate the...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
...- lance organizations is linked to both the history of medicine and the history of early cinema; indeed, recent scholarship has located the interconnections between these fields within a broader sur- veillant impulse in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century modernity.9 But while the...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
... aspiration and norma- tivity that, they assumed, only a white family could create.22 That family, the Louds, went on to challenge its own normative status: the parents split up and the eldest son, Lance, came out as gay. Yet it was still aspirational in its class, race, and regional contours...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... highlights both the distinctiveness of each variation and the thematic public discourses in which the expressions take shape. Conclusions In his comments on The Salaried Masses, Walter Benjamin charac- terizes Kracauer as a “rag picker at daybreak, lancing with his stick scraps of language and...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... control. I begin this conversation by exploring how a body of work in media theory has mobilized the terms of the psychoanalytic model of scopophilia to critique today’s intensification of surveil- lance. In the intellectual tradition of pessimists like Theodor W. Adorno, Jean...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2011
... seekers, demonstrates. Fre­ quent shots of characters framed by bars, or in extreme close-­up, with the camera literally in their faces, heighten the sense of surveil­ lance. Recurring shots of people inside their apartments, looking out and away from these unhomely homes, heighten the sense that...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 96–119.
Published: 01 May 1993
... language of populations is frequently used in descriptions of AMW by its production staff. Lance Heflin, the producer who succeeded Michel Linder in 1990, told Woman’s Day: “we want to catch the true menaces to society.”L2John Walsh told the Saturday Evening Post...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Chinese soil: even though the crime has occurred in the US, legal jurisdiction belongs to the Chinese. The paradox of diplomatic redistricting provides a turn, a loophole in the logics of surveil- lance and enforcement. The fear of Oriental infiltrations — of dark-skinned terrorists, un...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 20–77.
Published: 01 January 1992
... mainly infected, they argued, and how could a virus get from one man’s body to another man’s? What orifice would it enter?)2s While prostitutes are not an official “risk category” in AIDS surveil- lance, they are a major group cited when “women” are discussed. Yet ongoing studies suggest that...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... elaborates the terms by which the film aims to consolidate its view of the pair, especially in its relation to conceptions of gender and the body. The cable car sequence is structured as a series of surveil- lance scenes.30 Suspicious of Lars-­Erik’s minor burns, Gustaf fol- lows Anna as she...