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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of race and sexuality, as well as of formulating “queer of color” as a kind of critical modality. Much like Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin functions, according to Sigmund Freud, as a cultural artifact prized in the form of an idealized beating fantasy by the Victorian (white) child, Imitation...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 95–126.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Henry Washington, Jr. Abstract From the museum heist cast members perform in its first episode to the series finale, Pose (FX, 2018–2021) endeavors to complicate the dominant historical narrative of queer and trans of color life and death at the height of the AIDS pandemic. By focalizing...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 145–177.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of dominant cultural production practices, however much she is interpellated by them. Akhavan, a queer woman of color in a racist, sexist, and homophobic industry, negotiates both contemporary feminism's potentials for solidarity and its intersectional shortcomings. Akhavan's autobiographical characters...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the assumed heteronormativity of the characters in the script as well as by not limiting who can be cast as each character: a straight white man, for instance, can find himself playing a queer woman of color. Coffee troubles the idea of the gaze in the sense of being a transparent production wherein...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
...–), this article demonstrates how the program's interest in staging the excess of racialized gender is structured through a white racial imaginary, which is contested by cast members in each season's reunion episode. The article ends with a consideration of the way in which queer of color camp affectively...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., the primitive, the infantile, the vulgar, the queer or the pathological. In the second, color is relegated to the realm of the superficial, the supplementary, the inessential or the cosmetic. In one, color is regarded as alien and therefore dangerous; in the other, it is perceived merely...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
... that keeps the HIV-­positive queer woman of color at a distance and yet locates her, I will suggest, in the middle of her contradictory emotions. * 186  •  Camera Obscura Will it be a misreading of the tenor of your current work if I suggest that you don’t...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 151–159.
Published: 01 May 2008
... is graced with a stunning cover photograph of Davis as the Hungarian-Italian porn star – politician La Cicciolina — José Muñoz describes the process by which queer performers of color seize on toxic images of racialized, sexualized, and gendered others and often take them on as descriptive...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... occupies an in-­between space as a result of its movements between different genres, audiences, and agen- das, I will look at the film’s textual aspects — including its color palette, juxtaposition of different rhythms of movement, and jux- taposition of scenes with music and scenes without...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 165–173.
Published: 01 September 2017
...: Sexuality, Gender, and Identity in Video Games beyond Representation,” and the lead organizer of the annual Queerness and Games Conference. © 2017 by Camera Obscura 2017 video games LGBTQ queerness archive Figure 1. Shablee, a trans woman of color who appears in Leisure Suit Larry 6...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2021
... Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts (New York: New York University Press, 2010). 4. For example, except for different Darrins, the addition of color, and a few exceptions in the script and casting, the Bewitched finale, “The Truth, Nothing but the Truth, So Help Me Sam” (1972...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 165–195.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999), 33. 194 • Camera Obscura 38. Although he focuses his readings primarily around contemporary practices of performance art, especially those produced by queers...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 105–117.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ronald Gregg Abstract Lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer turned from experimental filmmaking to feature-length documentaries in the early 1990s. These late documentaries illustrate her distinct perspective on queer history and affect, which was influenced by 1970s lesbian feminism and queer...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
... by a profound ambivalence toward cinematic convention, a troubled identi cation that echoes Muñoz’s conception of “identities- in- difference.” José Esteban Muñoz, Disidenti cations: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, ; Peter X...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2001
... “color-blind” community. As lesbian bars historically have been 02-Hankin.sh 34-69-=36pg 4/18/01 3:59 PM Page 57 “Wish We Didn’t Have to Meet Secretly?” • 57 marked by racial divisiveness, particularly related to de facto seg...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
... no. A number of scholars have studied the relationship between queer world making and various types of performance. See, for instance, José Esteban Muñoz, Disidenti cations: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Popism: The Warhol Sixties (Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 1980), 276. 19. Ara Osterweil, building from Sally Banes, writes: “Rubin’s creation of ‘a fantastical, Orientalist sexual space’ enables the white woman, ‘recast as a woman of color,’ to be ‘sexually available in a way...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 95–123.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in the dark, while Keng, who belongs to civilization, returns to the city by his bike on a brightly lit road. Queer Film Settings 113 However, with a stark change of setting, ambiance, color scheme, and performance in the second part of the film, Keng (now the hunter, Ekarat) is forced to face his deepest...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2022
... of the labor involved in the real act of weaving. By typing every character and highlighting each in color, one after the other, Zazai intends for his virtual weaving to pay tribute to the weavers’ labor-intensive craft. 52 His practice of weaving attempts to make visible his own labor of making...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 85–127.
Published: 01 May 2003
... invoke lines from the theme song to Douglas Sirk’s classic melodrama Imitation of Life (US, 1959): “Skies above in flaming color/Without love, they’re so much duller/A false creation, an imitation of life.” In the origi- nal film, Earl Grant sings the song over its opening credit shots, in which cut...