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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 1–45.
Published: 01 September 2004
... was transgender identities and modernism. Figure 1. Romaine Brooks, Una, Lady Troubridge (1924). Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Artist Peter (A Young English Girl) : Visualizing Transgender Masculinities Melanie Taylor “To be myself . . . I need...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 157–188.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Curran Nault Abstract Chilean Academy Award–winning drama, Una mujer fantástica/A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, 2017), is a film that navigates past the superficiality of surface into a transgender interiority and imagination situated below and against dominant culture's demand...
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Published: 01 May 2024
Figure 1. The transgender gaze of Marina (Daniela Vega) takes hold, the mirror acting as a shield against cisgender scrutiny. A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017) More
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Figure 7. The fantastic transgender gaze of Marina (Daniela Vega) takes flight. A Fantastic Woman (dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017) More
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Lilia Kilburn This article responds to the call, long latent in queer theory, for more nuanced portrayals of vocality. As Andrew Anastasia writes in the introductory issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly , accounts of vocality that consider only the voice’s discursive or linguistic qualities...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 184–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... interviewer/filmmaker to tell Georgina’s story from multiple perspectives. Interspersed with the interviews is quite remarkable archival footage of the Welling- ton transgender scene in the years before Beyer’s arrival, much of it compiled from a 1971 television documentary by the New Zealand...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... visible borders in space, the film illustrates how psychoanalytically and phenomenologically informed, expansive notions of the body and perceptual field matter for understanding transgender and other forms of gender dissonance. Drawing on disability studies, queer theory, and transgender theory...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 33–59.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Giancarlo Cornejo Abstract This article offers a reading of the Peruvian film Loxoro (dir. Claudia Llosa, Peru/Spain/Argentina/US, 2011), which stars the transgender activist Belissa Andía. “Loxoro” is the name of a language used by travesti communities to survive in Lima, Peru. The main plot...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 77–105.
Published: 01 December 2023
... pass as human and whose kin have been subjected to genocide, dislocation, and mutilation, but the film's reception largely misses the connection to the treatment of Indigenous Sámi people and transgender people within Nordic settler states. The article argues that Border 's ecstatic depiction of gender...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 165–175.
Published: 01 December 2016
... audiences with a contemporary vision of queer feminism that embraces a multitude of gender expressions. This approach can be understood in the context of the cultural changes to lesbian and queer communities over the past twenty years, shaped by the growing visibility and inclusion of transgender politics...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
... who serve as food for thought for white moralizing. Both films project violence onto those most often victimized and marginalized in society, “feminized blacks”- black women, gays and lesbians, transgenders. Jordan’s films are interesting in their focus on sexual...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in, on, or of an individual human body. And he empha- sizes the role of visual media apparatuses in creating and main- taining spatiotemporal environments in which the link between visually articulated genders, bodies, and sexes is (nearly ceaselessly) confirmed. Undoubtedly, transgender experience cannot be reduced to wrong...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 95–126.
Published: 01 May 2024
... the coordinates of gender. Instead of thinking of black transgender as a normative (gendered) subject in the world, we can think of it as instructive, philosophically. The black is trans to gender, not transgender. The black is trans to queerness, not black queer. The black is trans to the world itself and all...
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Camera Obscura (2024) 39 (1 (115)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2024
... pregnancy can reinforce traditional norms of masculinity and patriarchal control, she also views these images as “enabl[ing] heterosexual men and transgender people to join women in the formation of families,” ultimately offering “a more hopeful perspective on images of pregnant men than existing critical...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 141–143.
Published: 01 December 2021
... and artists. Barbara's archive—full of documents that capture her humanity and reflect her creative process—fits into the library's mission of making gay, lesbian, and transgender collections accessible for all to use. Treasures abound in her papers: clothes from Superdyke (US, 1975) and Hot Flash (US...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 150–176.
Published: 01 May 1992
... the groundwork for the next transformation. Afterword In the brief time, or so it seems, since this essay was first written, the situation both on the street with regard to articulating a specifically transgendered positionality and within the academy vis-A-vis...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 153–163.
Published: 01 September 2017
... highlighting the expressive range of “small” short-­duration games like Passage ( Jason Rohrer, 2007), which Destructoid called the “greatest five-­minute-­long game ever made.”2 By 2014, a roster of queer-­designed games made primarily by transgender women — Dys4ia (Anna Anthropy, 2012), Mainichi...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 155–165.
Published: 01 September 2016
... bodies to police and criminalize minority groups. The contemporary struggles transgender people experience due to identification regulation — what Dean Spade calls “administrative violence” — are a prime example of and a motivation for this work.5 Fag Face Mask suggests that a queer poli- tics...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-garde, French and Spanish queer cinema, audience research, and transgender documentary. © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 video collectives Carole Roussopoulos Portapak post-1968 French activism Figure 1. Y a qu’à pas baiser! ( Just Don’t Fuck!, dir. Carole Roussopoulos, France, 1973...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 165–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
...): Visualizing Transgender Masculinities,” Camera Obscura, no. 56 (2004): 11. 4. Laura Doan, Fashioning Sapphism: The Origins of a Modern Lesbian Culture (New York: Columbia University Press, 2001), 112 – 13. 5. Emily Rems, interview with David Johansen, BUST, August/ September 2006, 17...