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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the Conner Family Trust. © Conner Family Trust Pop, Collaboration, Utopia: Bruce Conner’s BREAKAWAY in 1960s Los Angeles Johanna Gosse Hey, hey, I’ve got a twenty-­pound ball Hanging by a chain around my neck I’ve got to get away, run before I become a wreck I’ve got to break these chains...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 141–151.
Published: 01 December 2016
... (production still). Courtesy of the artist IN PRACTICE Invitation to Perform Utopia and Catastrophe: On Okin Collective’s Video Works Jihoon Kim Okin Collective is a group made up of three Korean artists (Jin Shiu, Kim Hwayong, and Yi Joungmin...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
... video projects invite audiences to continue exploring multiple definitions of survival, hybridity, and cultural transformation, reanimating characters sacrificed in the series on its way to genetic utopia (or dystopia) and thereby resuscitating the multiple, queer, contradictory futures they embodied...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2016
... analyses and short-form reflections—that address such topics as collaboration in photography, cinema, and video; utopias and dystopias; history and memory; modes of singleness and of togetherness; technology, embodiment, and intimacy; and feminist and queer collective practices in media and activism...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and short-form reflections—that address such topics as collaboration in photography, cinema, and video; utopias and dystopias; history and memory; modes of singleness and of togetherness; technology, embodiment, and intimacy; and feminist and queer collective practices in media and activism in various times...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 187–213.
Published: 01 May 2021
... invited her to participate in the fiftieth Venice Biennale as a part of the Utopia Station exhibition that he was curating with the art critic and historian Molly Nesbit and the artist Rirkrit Tiravanija. They asked artists from all sorts of disciplines to interrogate and revive the seemingly obsolete...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 95–123.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Malady. These kinds of films propel a logic that is more congruent with José Este- ban Muñoz s definitive remark in Cruising Utopia: Queerness is essentially about the rejection of a here and now and an insistence on potentiality or concrete possibility for another world. 17 The approach here, however...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 215–234.
Published: 01 September 1985
... to set up a dialogue with the Frankfurt School’s critique of mass culture and sees her study as part of the recent Mamist challenge to Frankfurt School theory. §he is particularly interested in the questions of negation and utopia which have been central to the writings...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 99–131.
Published: 01 December 2016
... What is important in a Utopia is not what can be positively imagined and proposed, but rather what is not imaginable and not conceivable.  — Fredric Jameson, “Utopia as Replication” Attempts to formalize a relationship between digital technologies and the types of collective action that might...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 105–145.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ideal with material reality. Caryl Flinn, in her book Strains of Utopia, attempts to think through these very difficult questions concerning potentially “regressive” utopic fantasies of plenitude as they pertain to film music. For her, the melodramatic tradition invoked in a film like Penny...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 222.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... She is the author of Strains of Utopia: Nostalgia, Gender, and Hollywood Film Music (Princeton, 1992). Amanda Howell completed her doctorate in the English Department Film Program at the University of Rochester this spring. She has recently accepted a lectureship...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to the straight minds’ mapping of space. Queerness is lost in space or lost in relation to the space of heteronormativity.”8 It makes con- stant reference to a happiness and satisfaction rooted here and now, a utopia of these two characters’ creation that is unintelli- gible by both the standards...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 1983
... of the page to come.' '6 In the concluding chapter of his book, "The Dialectic of Ideology and 109 Utopia," he suggests what activates this narrative and revolutionary impulse, this wish for the future. Jameson claims that the author in some sense prefigures the collective entity...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 9–46.
Published: 01 January 1988
... for television's rapid growth in the postwar period. Both of these utopias had been on the agenda well before television's arrival in the fifties. As Leo Marx has suggested with reference to nine• teenth-century literary utopias, the dream of eradicating distances was a central trope of America's early...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 188–190.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Voices from Beyond the Grave: Virtual Tupac’s Live Performance at Coachella. No. 89: pp. 29 – 53 Johanna Gosse Pop, Collaboration, Utopia: Bruce Conner’s BREAKAWAY in 1960s Los Angeles. No. 89: pp. 1 – 27 Hunter Hargraves (TV) Junkies in Need of an Intervention: On Addictive...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
... formation of a radical artistic and sexual scene. The two films are cultural productions that might have been part of imagining a creative and erotic utopia that was, in its moment, a speculative “then and there” — to borrow José Esteban Muñoz’s formulation — that deviated from the norms of its...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 1984
...,” trans. Mary Lydon, OxfordLitera7y Review 6, no. 1 (1983), pp. 3-34. ‘ ‘Fiscourse Digure: The Utopia Behind the Scenes of the Phantasy,” trans. Mary Lydon, Theatre Journal (October 1983), pp. 333-357. ‘‘Answering the Question: What is Postmodernism,’ ’ trans. Regis Durand in Innovation...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 206–215.
Published: 01 September 1990
... my friend Liz Lyon. I’ve just shown her Video Letter. She says: “Look at page 165 in Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes, it’s incredible I look, and in fact it is incredible. And yet so normal. Japan, signs, languages, images, 214 poetry, utopia of language. This is what Barthes writes...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 108–143.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in a haze of questions and abstractions.3 In contrast, Tykwer’s films generally begin with a relatively simple narrative, ultimately to move beyond the narrative frame into a space of openness suggestive of utopia. In other words, quintessentially postmodern films such as Lynch’s Blue Velvet (US...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 98–124.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... It designates (Philippe Dubois saw this very clearly) the utopia of a virgin image, an image yet to be exposed that would permit the gaze to touch in all innocence the body of a woman. Just an image, says Godard, one that would at last become a just image. But what does...