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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Adair Rounthwaite This article develops the concept of “the masturbatory” as a way of theorizing performance art and performance studies' recent turn to reperformance. In reperformance, previous performance artworks — often from performance art's “classic” era of the 1970s — are reenacted, creating...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
... herself as a benshi. Unlike other traditional performing arts, creating one's original style based on one's interpretation of the film has always been more valued than copying the predecessors' styles. Sawato also discusses the complex ways in which she, a contemporary woman with a clear feminist agenda...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2005) 20 (3 (60)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Performance in the Art Deco Era Yiman Wang There was a time when assimilation did quite strictly mean whitening. . . . You “made it” in society not only by putting on airs of anglitude, but also by assiduously bleaching out the marks of a darker, dirtier past. And this bargain, stifling...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... different ways desire structures narratives and images in various cultural traditions, and the way our very notion of desire may be shaped by these representations. Marina Abramovic´ ’s Performance: Stresses on the Body and Psyche in Installation Art Maureen Turim Among the most prolific...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 195–203.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jasmina Tumbas In this interview, the author and Australian artist Jemima Wyman discuss the position of art and activism in Wyman's artistic practice. Focusing on opacity as a political position in the conception and production of her artwork, Wyman comments on her use of patterns, performance, and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 63–91.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jaime Brunton This essay analyzes The Artist Is Present , Marina Abramović's heavily mediatized 2010 performance at New York's Museum of Modern Art, through the lenses of Freudian and Deleuzian concepts of masochism. It specifically focuses on how the masochistic tendencies of this performance may...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2015) 30 (2 (89)): 29–53.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Katherine Fusco This article argues that Virtual 2Pac , created in 2012 by Digital Domain Media Group in collaboration with Dr. Dre for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, represents an important twenty-first-century challenge to the relationships between performance and performer, film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Bill Nichols; Gerald Peary Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Jennifer Montgomery at the 1995 Toronto Festival of Festivals. Photo by Karen Schmeer. Children, Art, Sex, Pornography: Jennifer Montgomery's Art for Teachers of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1993) 11 (1 (31)): 26–47.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Edith P. Thornton Copyright © 1993 by Indiana University Press 1993 On the Landing: High Art, Low Art, and Upstairs, Downstairs Edith P. Thornton Originally conceived in 1969 by two actresses, Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins, Upstairs, Downstairs began as a series idea for British...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... protest against gendered and racial inequalities prevalent in postcolonial Cuba. This article highlights the film's feminism, which is inextricably linked to the representation of performance that is fundamental to all versions of Carmen . Revolving around the figure of the racialized female Cuban rumba...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 141–151.
Published: 01 December 2016
... issues has led them to produce several video works derived from their open-form performances. I argue that the videos can be read as projects that foreground and explore an array of interrelated ideas or issues revolving around collectivity. Taking individuals' performative acts as their nodal point, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 3–17.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Denise Mann © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Modem Sexuahty (1979) Staggering Toward Modern Times: The Video Art of Max Almy DeniJe Man n Max Almy’s video art moves from the highly personal, low-tech, black and white multi-monitor performance piece to that of the multi-layered, high...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 73–105.
Published: 01 May 2002
... object of a voyeuristic gaze; her performances problematize this gaze by actively calling for it and then directing it toward new meanings about art, science, and the ability of a woman to control the movements of her body. Fuller’s style grew out of vaudeville (and there are many film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 1–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., University of London. His essay is part of a forthcoming book entitled Remapping European Art Cinema . 01-Betz.sh 5/29/01 12:29 PM Page iv La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961). Courtesy the Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2009) 24 (1 (70)): 37–65.
Published: 01 May 2009
... beyond.” But race is not a property; it is a relation of public encounter. These relations of encounter were the subject of the art- ist Keith Obadike’s performance and conceptualization of black- ness in his playful and well-known project Keith Obadike’s Blackness (2001), wherein he...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 16 (3 (48)): 83–111.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., Cinematernity: Film, Motherhood, Genre , and Sunrise . She is currently at work on Designing Women: Art Deco, Cinema, and the Female Form , forthcoming from Columbia University Press. Greta Garbo and Silent Cinema: The Actress As Art Deco Icon Lucy Fischer The stuff [shown at the 1925 Paris...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 148–165.
Published: 01 September 1991
... photography for performing just this operation. She is forced ultimately to rely on questionable categories of “intentionality” to equivocate intentionallv working in an art LI~Vnxxrn rl-irnc17rnannws~ nnt tradition. . . . [but, on] the other hand...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 89–106.
Published: 01 December 1984
... century Desire in Art and Politics: The Theories of Jean-FranCois Lyotard Maureen Turim When one mentions the juncture of semiotics, psychoanalysis and ideology in French theory, certain names circulate in the American con- sciousness: Roland Barthes, Christian Metz, Julia Kristeva...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
...#26;cally, for example, a street cruising scene. Other scenes are more generically neutral, presenting couples in bed, in the bathtub, and in the kitchen. Still others explore less charted terrain. For instance, the #26;lm opens in a large, art studio space, where a num- ber of performers...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2000) 15 (1 (43)): 1–43.
Published: 01 May 2000
... logic of purity and feminist studies of the body in the contemporary literature and cinema of exile. CO 43-1, 1-43 6/6/00 2:47 PM Page 1 Cinematic Exile: Performing the Foreign Body on Screen in Roman Polanski’s The Tenant...