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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 139–159.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Benjamin Balthaser In both art and politics, the deindustrialized city would seem to have taken on the qualities of the “unrepresentable,” a traumatic experience that can only be recorded by its attendant silence, or of depoliticized representation in genres such as “ruin porn.” Despite or perhaps...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 115–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., by immersing herself in the flux of the modern street, she remains oblivious to what she has experienced in the ruin. Yet soon her hopes to find some release vanish—she realizes that what modern life offers (especially to a woman) is only the role of different kinds of shop window mannequins, an infinite...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 11–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... HuffPost Celebrity article, but it was the porno she agreed to do with adult film star James Deen that she says ruined her life. 58 Within hours of this article s posting, respondents rained critique. User James H. wrote: No, porn didn t ruin her life . . . her never-e­ nding bad choices have ruined...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 192–193.
Published: 01 May 2000
...:52 PM Page 193 Books Received • 193 Minh-ha, Trinh T. Cinema Interval. New York: Routledge, 1999. Olkowski, Dorothea. Gilles Deleuze and the Ruin of Representation...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 120–121.
Published: 01 December 1980
... all feel sad about how run down parts of the Island have gotten-torn up by urban renewal. The township of Coney Island actually sued the City of New York for ruining the neighborhood because of the number of projects that had been put up. The Coney Islanders won, but it didn’t change...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 290–291.
Published: 01 January 1992
... manuscript about the gendered identity of the technological body. Giuliana Bruno is Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of Streetwalking on a Ruined Map: Cultural Theory and the City Films of Elvira Notari (Princeton University...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 247–248.
Published: 01 May 1992
... revised and expanded by Richard M. Barsam. Indiana University Press, 1992. $24.95. Streetwalking on a Ruined Map: Cultural Theory and the City Films of Elvira Notari by Giuliana Bruno. Princeton University Press, 1993. Lives TogetherlWorlds Apart: Mothers and Daughters...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 204–205.
Published: 01 September 1990
... a “voice” but a “meaning.” Nothing but “meaning” can resurrect what is breaking down, what is being ruined. That is what I would like to think. What do you think, Mr Tanikawa? Vol. 5. Tanikawa to Terayama Baroque music plays in the background. The word “meaning” consists of two (kangi...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 137–177.
Published: 01 May 2007
... stem a-th-r. This root not only provides us with the noun athar (ruin, mark, trace, legacy) but also with the verbs taththara b (to be influenced by), a¯tha¯ra (to stir up or arouse), and a¯thara (to choose one thing over another, an action that fits well into the compromised democracy...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 59–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Routledge, 1996), 196. 5. Kevin M. F. Platt, “The Post-­Soviet Is Over: On Reading the Ruins,” Republics of Letters 1, no. 1 (1 May 2009), arcade.stanford .edu/rofl/post-­soviet-­over-­reading-­ruins. 6. Julia Lesage, “The Political Aesthetics of the Feminist Documentary Film...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 139–161.
Published: 01 September 1990
... gives him pleasure-“a girl who might be the one he’s looking for7’-or displeasure: the area of Paris “ruined by radio- activity,” and the return of the famous “experiments” of which he is the object, with these multiple “voices” speaking languages that are all equally disturbing. But, in order...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 112–119.
Published: 01 December 1980
... be appropriate to show it with the great city films of the twenties, whch also attempted a poetic refiguration of documentary style: Ruttmann- Berlin, Symphony of a City; Ivens-Ruin; Vigo-A Propos de Nice; Clair-Sous les Toits de Paris; and Vertov-Man With a Movie Camera. Vertov, in particular, comes...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
... the memory gaps,” such as we see with the countless reconstructions of battle scenes or bombed cities, made to look just as they once were. The latter, by contrast, is content to amble among the ruins and to imagine what might have been.15 Needless to say, she too has her bad object choice...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 1988
... While the desire to find alternatives to harsh notions of phallic paternity is entirely understandable, feminists need to be veq clear about whether in endorsing these alternatives they are undermining patriarchal structures or, on the contrary, shoring up patriarchy against its ruins...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 39–44.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., Streetwalking on a Ruined Map: Cultural Theory and the City Films of Elvira Notari (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992). 3. Nancy K. Miller, “The Text’s Heroine: A Feminist Critic and Her Fictions,” Diacritics 12 (1982): 48 – 53. 4. Jane Gaines, “Of Cabbages and Authors...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 65–91.
Published: 01 May 2016
... not of the collective proper: “When the social body is wired by techno-­linguistic automatisms, it acts as a swarm: a collective organism whose behavior is auto- matically directed by connective interfaces.”2 Technological medi- ation is thus viewed as ruining the human ability to coalesce into a collective...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 89–111.
Published: 01 May 1988
... neuroses, which reduce the enjoyment of life to a minimum, destroy marital relations, and bring hereditary ruin on the whole coming generation” (44). Freud here seems quite anxious about the fate of his male pa- tients -especially those for whom the familiar nineteenth...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 157–187.
Published: 01 September 2015
... the profession once and for all. Among theorists of affect and emotion, it is Rei Terada who has captured Hayden’s star image most concisely, albeit in a discus- sion of a differently ruined life, that of De Quincey. Terada notes of De Quincey: “By starting from the consciousness of a ruined life...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 125–157.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Worlds, of the present and the past continues through to the film s controversial conclusion, in which a now- nude Milanda squats and urinates on the broken, burned out ground inside of another urban ruin. . . . In this act, Milanda attempts to expel the putrefaction she has absorbed through her...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 75–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
... philosophie,” he proclaims in both JLG/JLG and Allemagne 90 neuf zéro, in what is clearly a paraphrase of Hegel, “commence par la ruine d’un monde réel” [Philosophy begins with the ruins of the real world].78 And as the sequence that superimposes the raucous cry...