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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
... (India/Canada), an adaptation of Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa’s 1991 novel Crack- ing India,1 began in 1997, the year that marked the fiftieth anni- versary of India’s partition. The nationalist celebrations of India’s Copyright © 2005 by Camera Obscura Camera Obscura 58, Volume 20, Number 1...
Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 3. Pipilotti Rist, Sip My Ocean ( Schlürfe meinen Ozean ), 1996, audio video installation still. Installation view, Pipilotti Rist: Partit Amistós—Sentiments Electrònics , Fundació Juan Miró, Barcelona, Spain, 2010. Photo: Pere Pratdesaba. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy of the artist More
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 3–27.
Published: 01 September 1985
... to seek male lovers in dancing bars. A long 14 shot from the wooden bar of the room partition shows us Karin locked into position beneath Dionysos, while Petra begs on her knees for Karin to stay, thus reproducing the position of Midas appealing to Dionysos. Mere again sexual power...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 116–123.
Published: 01 December 1982
... incred- ibly exacerbated by the fiction of the decomposed shots which seem never to cease being born and reborn one from the other, composing a partition of the space-time of love, panicked by its own undefined- ness, its wandering of images. And again, toward the end of the film...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 3. Pipilotti Rist, Sip My Ocean ( Schlürfe meinen Ozean ), 1996, audio video installation still. Installation view, Pipilotti Rist: Partit Amistós—Sentiments Electrònics , Fundació Juan Miró, Barcelona, Spain, 2010. Photo: Pere Pratdesaba. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy of the artist...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 50–72.
Published: 01 January 1990
...- sumer culture also present a historical critique of bourgeois mechan- isms of exclusion and segregation, of the hierarchical partitionings of public and private. What is more, to paraphrase Negt and Kluge, by recognizing human needs and qualities more directly and concretely...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and others lecture us about gay rights in the Middle East, yet ignore our explicit statements supporting queer Palestinians and Israelis who don’t have the luxury of partitioning their human rights and identities into neat, • Camera Obscura discrete categories. I’ll ask him why he claims...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... [multiplicity] and which form a resistance . . . anything that may establish horizontal conjunctions. Hence the fact that the disci- Show Me Yours  •  147 plines use procedures of partitioning and verticality . . . that they define compact hierarchical...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 194–205.
Published: 01 May 1988
... transition. Subjectivity becomes mercurial, its very fictiveness a cause for celebration. Again, the gigantic house of The Ladies Man provides an effective analogue: parti-colored and partitioned, the camera at such a distant remove that to see the entire set is to see it as a set...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 4–23.
Published: 01 January 1989
... for more violent excesses in the filmic economy of expenditure. Yet in the context of the film’s fantasmatic relays, the circulation through spaces, it constructs a ter- ritory off limits, a space to be partitioned off, a threat put to rest. This, then, is the social side which is made...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 61–83.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Hirszbein with her dog, Czwartek. © Filmoteka Narodowa – Instyut Audiowizualny Figure 1. Portrait photo of Maria Hirszbein with her dog, Czwartek. © Filmoteka Narodowa–Instyut Audiowizualny In 1918, Poland regained its independence after a 123-year-long period of partitions. One of the very first...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 1981
...). If censorship is a “barrier” ( = non-dialectical conception) primary and secondary would be dis- joined, separated and, in that same partition, semi- ology and psychoanalysis, the text of the film and its “deep...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 87–113.
Published: 01 December 2022
... occurred and, on account of the infamous “one drop rule,” has marked her as other. Here the language of South African apartheid might help us understand the logic of a partitioning that survived and actually prospered in the aftermath of slavery. While analyzing the work of Geoffrey Cronjé, one...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 4–25.
Published: 01 May 1993
... power.” Said 31 1. 17. Hijab, like most Arabic words, has a rich constellation of meaning and nuance: cover, wrap, drape, curtain, woman’s veil; screen, partition, folding screen; barrier, bar; diaphragm; amulet. The verb from which it derives...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 161–187.
Published: 01 December 2015
... helping Christine up and leav- ing, while the attacker returns, visible in a long shot, standing in the lake. The partition of space produced by the shot – reverse shot structure is immediately abandoned for a formal configuration —  sequence shot plus depth of field — that emphasizes continuity...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 42–65.
Published: 01 May 1981
... and its “deep” figurative movements, by virtue of the same partitioning. For the particular case of the cinema is situated from the outset at the heart of these difficulties and choices. One of the most obvious characteristics of film (and in this it differs from other arts...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 7–33.
Published: 01 December 2023
.... The “accident-prone” Mr. Green showers Mrs. Peacock with champagne. Clue (dir. Jonathan Lynn, US, 1985) It happens again at dinner. There is a crash of thunder, Yvette raises the sliding partition between the kitchen and dining room with a touch too much force, and Green's spoon goes flying, showering...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 31–61.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., where a sanitized teenage culture may be experienced from a com- fortable remove. The episode thus gives Ozzie and Harriet a form of vicarious familial closeness with their son while still partitioning separate spaces for the two generations. While these simultaneous performances occurring at different...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- Hook and Eye: Violence and the Captive Gaze • 99 erine inflicts on his counterpart; we see only the aftermath and only Catherine’s monastic, compassionate persona in the frame with the boy’s bleeding body. Visually the two aspects of the clini- cal agenda are carefully partitioned, even though...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 103–128.
Published: 01 May 1997
..., and sexuality for their articulation. “With the increasing social division of labor,” Victorian England found itself faced with “the question of sexual difference,” which became the “focus of ideological attention,” and “concern with the partitioning of economic roles...