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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 202–222.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and of the relationship between cultural formations and dwelling—and abandons its problematic underpinnings. In this way, the embrace of in/hospitability recommends not a rejection of the logic of un/inhabitability but its development through productive critique. 10 Alfredo Jocelyn-Holt is not alone: the Open City...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 November 2021
...—a conquest—of Beyoğlu's legacy of cosmopolitan values. This discussion explores what has been of civic and cultural value in the lifeworld of Beyoğlu, past and present. Resistance to the state's control of resources and institutions, and to its conquest ideology, needs to be grounded in civic principles open...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of drifters appearing in open spaces and abandoned land tracts is in close proximity to the site of the architectural skyline of the narcissistic city. The empty spaces and places are contrary to and a resistance against the mechanisms and control of the planned city. They haunt us with their singular...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of Time,” Virilio shows how from a world that opened to the marvels of discoveries after the Renaissance, we have moved to another world that is closing itself off once again by means of missile shields or gated communities. Today's cities have become citadels. They are under siege. What is inside...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... direction. Essentially, the entire city was reconstructed according to Haussmann's policies, with the most famed examples arguably being the open spaces he engineered, such as the Place de l'Opéra and the Place de la Nation. Still, Haussmann's conceptions are recognizable in the majority of mid-nineteenth...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... . Open Sky . Trans. Rose J. . London : Verso . Virilio P. 1997b . “ The Overexposed City .” In Leach N. (ed.), Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory . London : Routledge , pp. 381 – 390 . Virilio P. and Lotringer, S. 1997 . Pure War . Rev...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2018
... in this field for the emergence of experimental forms of participation and being-with-others in networked public space. In chapter 3, “Participatory Public Space,” Nicolas Bourriaud’s (2002) Relational Aesthetics framework and Umberto Eco’s (1989) The Open Work are employed to discuss works by Rafael Lozano...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 135–154.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in and out, that particular cities seem to lack but rather a notion of where these doors lead. Are they like doors in a large house, which lead progressively across spaces a person can feel as connected, as somehow linked to each other? Or do the doors open onto to some kind of “Alice in Wonderland” reality...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... : 353 – 64 . Tschumi Bernard . 2000 . Foreword to Virilio 2000b : viii – ix . Van der Sande Brigitte , ed. 2009 . 2030: War Zone Amsterdam. Imagining the Unimaginable . Open 18 . Amsterdam : NAi . Virilio Paul . 1989 . War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Ecuadorian mahogany, in Churrigueresque style, saints and angels appearing between twisted columns, vines and flowers carved in deep relief, and everything covered in gold plate. From these carvings the gold gleams and glitters in all directions, less a biblical tableau than the front of the church opening...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
... threats are constructed as a component of the maintenance of security; the withdrawn land both guarantees that security and signifies that which is feared. The “open secret” of the intensively militarized Southwest dominates Dirty Wars , and it produces Beck's most cunning conceit, albeit via...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 49–76.
Published: 01 March 2006
... to the city might still be opened, however, with the help of the national government. 5 Prefabrication had strong advocates in nearly every New Deal agency related to housing, from the Public Works Administration (PWA), to the US Housing Authority (USHA), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... additional members of a working group: Msato Otaka, Kiyonori Kikutake, Kenji Ekuan, and Kiyoshi Awazu. Tange was already known for his work at Hiroshima, and Kikutake for his Sky House (1958), a structure with flexible spaces and open sides supported by four vertical concrete panels, on a hilltop site, a key...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
... that is due to some weakness in our imagination.” Verena Conley's Spatial Ecologies —billed as an “open-ended sequel” (6) to her Ecopolitics: The Environment in Poststructuralist Thought ( 1997 )—might be seen as a kind of user's manual for correcting this deficiency in our collective imagination. A major...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... attempt to scale up or generalize from particular lifeworlds must, according to Simone and Pieterse, be similarly attentive to the cultural politics and open-ended geographies of relationship making. The authors are more conventionally critical of technologically utopian futures (e.g., corporate-sponsored...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to death and then castrated and married a slave who resembled her. In addition to these crimes against his family, the emperor compelled his rivals to “open their veins” on a regular basis and is rumored to have, in AD 64, more or less burnt the city to the ground. After starting the fire, he famously...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
...? Olivier Mongin (2005: 30) characterizes urban culture as “an affair of the body, of that individual body that steps outside of itself in order to venture into a collective and mental body where he is exposed to others.” He is thinking of the city as a milieu that opens up new possible dimensions...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on prestigious place-making. This concept is more fully explained later in Andrea Pavia’s chapter on how shopping flaneurs refocus urban regeneration on walkability, openness to the environment, and community gathering — think sweeping public plazas and promenades like Rodeo Drive. Other chapter highlights...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 March 2021
... is no social analyst. But her imagination and her spirit are profoundly social; she is a social documentarist, with a remarkable capacity for both openness and attentiveness. “I provide a record of those trivial things happening around me,” says Fang Fang, “I write about my feelings and reflections in real...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
... out. During the lunch hour, some would bring their sandwiches and share the benches and the desks with the students. Con-naught Road Central is a highway cutting through the city’s heart, but the occupation turned this non-place into a space where ordinary people could stay, sit, and enjoy the open...
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