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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Vikki Bell; Mario di Paolantonio The article considers the role that contemporary visual art and activist-artists have played in transitional Argentina, beginning from the premise that they might be understood as involved in the staging of a wide-ranging shift implied by the term transition. We...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Figure 3 An activist group visits el-Shams during its reconstruction. March 10, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). Figure 3. An activist group visits el-Shams during its reconstruction. March 10, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the others or enemies of art in Theodor Adorno’s work on aesthetics, as well as Jameson’s redemptive reading of Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s analysis of the anti-Semite qua philistine. It uses the latter to argue that philistine acts committed by contemporary decolonial cultural activists are not...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Derek R. Ford; Tyson E. Lewis As social movements amplify across the globe, activists and researchers are increasingly interested in the pedagogies of revolutionary transformation. To provide a rich resource for political educators and organizers, this article formulates what we call an (un...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... success by fashion designers and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) who try to convince them to work ever harder in the name of empowerment. But the women laugh at luxury goods, designers, and middle-class activists and, instead, insist on an antiwork ethic and a valorization of leisure—on wasting time...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Figure 3 An activist group visits el-Shams during its reconstruction. March 10, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). Figure 3. An activist group visits el-Shams during its reconstruction. March 10, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). ...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 July 2010
... articulates therein his contribution to the philosophical consideration of technics in relation to key influences such as Gilbert Simondon, André Leroi-Gourhan, Jacques Derrida, Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, and Immanuel Kant. It then examines the activist dimension of Stiegler's later writing projects in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ( 2009 ), the anarchist and intellectual David Graeber recalls an interesting discussion among anticapitalist activists preparing for demonstrations in Quebec City in 2001. The anticapitalists were discussing an activist group from Montreal that they felt had a very different ethos than they did: it was...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 371–376.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., overcoming adversity without compromising their political values or activist principles. The Hip-Hop Generation Fights Back: Youth, Activism, and Post–Civil Rights Politics , By Clay Andreana , New York : New York University Press , 2012 , 230 pages, $23/£14.24 (paperback) , ISBN: 978-0-8147...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 157–162.
Published: 01 March 2012
... In @ Is for Activism , Joss Hands, a senior lecturer in communications and media studies at Anglia Ruskin University and director of the Anglia Research Centre in Digital Culture, tackles the complex issue of the potentials and pitfalls of current media tools for anticapitalist activists. The book...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Special Section is followed by Cultural Politics’ first Field Report, an open space within the journal wherein practitioners of cultural politics (artists, architects, creative writers, musicians, photographers, activists, etc.) are encouraged to present a written and/or visual account of their...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... adequately articulate, and sometimes even actively misrepresent, activist issues and debates ( Herman and Chomsky 2008 ; Donson et al. 2004 ; Stein 2009 ). This sense of injustice is felt particularly acutely by coalitions of protest groups who frequently find their polyvocal position difficult to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... problematic similar to Indymedia, especially since this project has been so prolific and has hence inspired many other comparable projects. Indymedia's success indeed resides in the fact that it sustains and produces a plethora of alliances between a host of left-wing activist struggles, influencing the face...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 404–406.
Published: 01 November 2018
... catalyze among culturally oriented urban scholars and activists. These two self-professed “rogue scholars” (159) take dense and diverse neighborhoods in major metropolitan areas of the global South not so much as new sites for academic theory production but as resources for making urban futures otherwise...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
... attempts to do just that by illuminating US foreign policy, by making it visually accessible and by graphically revealing its part in the dire situation in which we find ourselves today. As an interdisciplinary artist, studio art professor, activist, and an American, I am compelled to confront...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 75–100.
Published: 01 March 2005
... practices of a plurality of online groups and movements constitute perhaps what is most interesting now about oppositional, subcultural activities at work within the context of the global Internet. Much more than other contemporary subcultures like boarders, punks or even New Agers, Internet activists have...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 97–119.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., was a collection of artists and video activists who were emerging out of the countercultural scene and early experiments with video. Nam June Paik is considered the pioneer of the use of video, having purchased one of the first portable video cameras and recorders in 1965 ( Boyle 1997 : 4), but it...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 123–132.
Published: 01 March 2007
... people included several members of the opposition, a professor, a journalist, a Sheikha (female sheik), a young activist, and a writer. All agreed to be on camera and to speak openly. Through these interviews we sought to understand the ways in which time is and has been manipulated internally by a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Britain. Each gig usually consisted of a few punk bands and a reggae group/sound system under the Rock Against Racism banner. It was deemed important to end gigs with a collective jam (interviews with RAR activists). RAR’s politics was thus about embodied collective social interaction that was internal to...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 231–248.
Published: 01 July 2007
... political action is always dependent upon the establishment of alliances and networks between different kinds of political actors. The “antiroads” campaign in the UK, for example, was characterized by unlikely but successful coalitions of environmental activists and local residents who were not previously...