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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Mark Featherstone In this paper I consider Walter Benjamin's final essay, “On the Concept of History,” and Slavoj Žižek's recent essay on political messianism, The Puppet and the Dwarf , in order to emphasize the import of revolutionary politics to both writers. I critique Žižek's implicit...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 257–278.
Published: 01 November 2005
...” (Nietzsche, Vico, Joyce) and the mythic figure of Trickster as formulated in anthropology and psychoanalysis (Radin, Hyde, Jung). Specifically, the political culture of globalization is cast in terms of the reconfiguration of the archaic and an intensification of myth (Benjamin). An examination of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Benjamin Halligan Photographer Terry Richardson works in a digital aesthetic vernacular that looks more to underground hard-core pornography of yesteryear than traditions associated with the institutionalization of erotica, as associated with Playboy . And yet his images, in Kibosh and Terryworld...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Benoît Dillet Malign Velocities: Accelerationism and Capitalism , by Noys Benjamin , Winchester, UK : Zero Books , 2014 , 130 pages, $14.95/£9.99 , ISBN 978-1-78279-300-7 © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 This book is not an introduction to the emerging debate on accelerationism that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 July 2013
... relates to color: in a 1986 interview with Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Richter (2009 : 29) describes chance as “an unconscious strategy that I can use to outwit myself.” Richter (2009 : 29) agrees with Buchloh that the arbitrariness of his colors never “appears in neo-expressionism, where the color is...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
... cynicism that directed market expansion; and experiences of teleology and belonging that had become bereft of content. In a way that continues the tradition of analysis associated with Walter Benjamin and Raymond Williams (with a dash of Jean-François Lyotard thrown in), Virno puts experience and feeling...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 83–97.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Chanels, for example, that loom large in today’s luxury fashion “brandscape.” As Walter Benjamin (1999 : 79) so incisively informed us from a pre-“branded” era, one consumer’s fashion is another’s “antiaphrodisiac,” no longer desirable or even recognized as fashionable, with familiarity breeding...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2009
... other scholars, Kenneth Silver and Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, who link the changes undergone by art around World War I to the concept of appearance and disappearance of the avant-garde, could be helpful. 4 Still, as it fits into a relatively empty academic space in Russian studies, beyond the totalizing...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
... crown of Al-Azhar University of Cairo. The chimp is a morphed version of the University of Cambridge's crown. The central phrase (from Walter Benjamin ) reads, “The dialectical thinking is the organ of historical awakening,” while the lower part of the same shot states, “I have chosen not to be modern...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... potential to “act” and “becomes new.” Topological modernity in Virilio writes itself into and against late modernity, because we readers feel it as an intense accumulation of transcendent shared feeling. Echoing Aristotle’s hexis , Walter Benjamin’s “aura” of history, and Pierre Bourdieu’s “habitus” of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 53–69.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the point when what matters is not what we do, but what is said about it” (quoted in Grazzini 1973 : 15) prompts the question, what is it that the text derives value from? The value of author production is situated in the broader relations of production ( Benjamin 1970 ) but also, as Foucault...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 November 2010
... totalitarian semiotic sphere will be doing nothing but “constantly re-inhaling their own lies-cum-public-opinion and freely chosen absence of freedom, moving around in an opportunistic trance” (p. 104). In this regard, Sloterdijk suggests that if Benjamin could investigate the nineteenth century “dwelling...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 2005
... privately funded think tanks, and which therefore has much invested in the control, direction and meaning of new media, which is here primarily understood as the Internet. This is most singularly represented by the debate between Ira Magaziner (senior policy adviser to Bill Clinton) and Benjamin Barber...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
...). Who, or what (figures), will these impossible Bices, these Bices who have found an escape vector for their disappearances in spite of their remaining presences, be for us, empirically, today? One may think of Benjamin's flâneur , who “on the one side, the man who feels himself viewed by all and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 279–292.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and liquids of toxic residue. But there is also the sense of the historically accidental that is part and parcel of the image of such natural media accidents as technological failures embedded in historical time. Benjamin Bratton (2015) argues that the governance of planetary infrastructures as...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 296–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Benjamin’s comments on Paul Klee’s drawing of the Angel of History, which, he says, is being blown by a storm from Paradise—the storm of “progress.” Bauman’s insight is that the angel is now caught in a U-turn. The future hell prompts a turnaround to a “Paradise of the past” (2017: 2). Nostalgia, he notes...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
... dedicated to Judith Butler’s legacy in explaining the performativity of fashion as both a force of disciplinization and disruption of bodies and gender in society. Particularly worthy of mention are the chapter on Walter Benjamin by Adam Geczy and Vicky Karaminas, who explain the bound between fashion...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 July 2008
... elegantly assembled with a wide range of writings. Although it is not always apparent how the three parts are conceived, the themes traverse similar grounds with slightly altered angles – from those of Benjamin and Adorno to Bataille and Kristeva – to bring a sense of richness which is often lacking in many...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... City” ( Virilio 1991b: 9–29 ) and urban planning as a “Critical Space” ( Virilio 1991a: 119–41 ) to countless insights into inner-city living in the age of new information and communications technologies and real-time action at a distance ( Virilio 1997 ; 2000a ). Influenced by Walter Benjamin (2002...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., Otto Richter Library, University of Miami. For a sampling of academic literature related to the political history of Machado, see Aguilar 1972 ; Benjamin 1975 : 66–91; Pérez 1986 : 257–332; Pérez 1988 : 97–237; and Whitney 2001 ; see also the contemporaneous polemic text written by leftist US...