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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... interpretation of works by Sundaram in this period, the paper outlines the centrality, as both form and motif, of the boat . Cited, improvised, and elaborated upon repeatedly, Sundaram's boat-works advance an alternative account of cultural origins that unfolds around incidents of violent rupture and survival...
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Published: 01 November 2013
. The work overlooks the shipping lanes of the boats that are still transporting these local spices internationally. Photograph courtesy of the author 2012 Figure 9 . Life Is a River, an installation of sewn and suspended local fabrics filled with spices of clove, cumin, and turmeric by Brazilian More
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Published: 01 November 2013
becomes an imaginary topography on the floor, creating associations with national myth-making that the festival curators have loosely played with as part of the name and identity of the Kochi-Muziris. Opposite is an installation, Untitled , of a Keralan fishing boat by the Indian artist Subodh Gupta. The More
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Published: 01 November 2013
contemporary with cigarettes and beer, and it is visible to boats and the local fishing community. While the graffiti-inspired mural is a new format for the streets of Fort Kochi, it is one that is growing in the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Delhi, where the artist is based. While the Kochi-Muziris More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... outside, those who are not themselves in detention but rather “witness” it from near or afar. Performances of border enforcement in the archipelago call international attention to sexy, crisis- riddled media topics, such as boat arrivals and shipwrecks ( Hier and Greenberg 2002 ; Bradimore and Bauder...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
... graphic sources, including the masthead of “Off Our Backs!,” a lesbian-feminist newspaper. Carrie Moyer, “Rock the Boat,” 2006. Screenprint. 24 × 18 inches. Installed as part of “Do You Think I’m Disco?,” Longwood Arts Center, Bronx, NY. October 2006. Carrie Moyer, “Rock the Boat,” 2006...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... closed in 1992 most of the personnel left with the “mother boat” and the buildings associated with the base were flattened. He said he used to work there. I felt he didn't like my amazement at this – that a man working in a shop had been a part of this infamous site but it was hard to backtrack. He said...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... The work overlooks the shipping lanes of the boats that are still transporting these local spices internationally. Photograph courtesy of the author 2012 Figure 9 . Life Is a River, an installation of sewn and suspended local fabrics filled with spices of clove, cumin, and turmeric by Brazilian...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... damning of the nostalgic representation of the maritime featured in countless harbor reconstructions around the world, which have been formulated for tourist tastes and not for the working boats and men, who are now treated as objects of tourism. Tourism is again and again touted as the solution to closed...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 March 2007
... upon which an Australian reader might have drawn here: the boat-people crisis of 2001–2, the racialized reporting of criminal gangs in the suburbs of Sydney from the late 1990s to the present, and Pauline Hanson's mobilization of the resurgence of Anglo-Australians’ racialized fears of losing their...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... usual workings of the law do not apply. The later chapters of Heller-Roazen's book examine legal assessments of U-boat attacks during World War Two, airplane hijackings and guerrilla warfare in “failed” or “rogue” states where international law holds no sway. The Enemy of All concludes with an...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... study on the “Left-to-Die Boat” incident of March 2011 provide relevant analytical commentary on how states use the conditions of the sea as a “geopower”—an agent of passive death. As the essays in Forensis demonstrate, environmental dynamics, which are enacted in various speeds and scales...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 July 2008
... much the same boat as many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. So let’s look at the other factors. No textual canon? To the contrary: it is perhaps the most conventional of disciplines in its ritual invocations of the founding father status of Hoggart, Williams, and Thompson. And...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 244–251.
Published: 01 July 2019
... photographic triptych (2005) captures the dream of a communist Angola quite literally as a shipwreck. The work takes its title, Karl Marx, Luanda , from the name emblazoned on the rusting hulk of a boat he frequently saw on childhood visits to Luanda Beach. The Karl Marx was once part of an Angolan-Soviet...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... important theorist of complexity present, though often only implicitly, in Sloterdijk’s work seems to be Michel Serres, for whom the model of the boat operates as a “natural contract,” a principle of “cordiality” in which, in opposition to a “social contract,” the subject is the collective itself ( Tuinen...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
... leftist fantasy based on a moral preference for equality or melancholia for a time before global capitalism, but rather an entirely realistic response to a catastrophic situation that requires global cooperation. In his view, the simple truth is that we are all in the same boat. Žižek's utopianism is...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... boats and barges—all toward the production of a descriptive thickness. He sought the dirt on the place” (2010: 198). See, for instance, the following page from the 1924 Mackenzie River notes that begins with Innis’s description of him and companion John Long being passed in their canoes by a steamship...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 151–162.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the north of the site, a large model submarine sits in front of the TS Invincible , which is a Portakabin-style structure that is home to the Milton Keynes Naval Cadet Corps (Milton Keynes is over sixty miles from the sea). This twenty-five-foot model of a VIIC U-boat carries no markings or...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., and punctuating reports with footage of groups of dead people, of surviving victims begging Breivik not to shoot, and of the spectacle of youth group members swimming in the lake to escape and boats picking up wounded or escaping youths in the water. The global media spectacle also included multiple...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
... “insectos,” worthy only of being loaded into a boat and sent to sea ( Martí (1891) 1995 : 32; Morán 2014 : 123–26, 583–95). 13 Martí’s entomological discourse presaged the image of “cockroaches” that haunted the ethos of the Nazis in the twentieth century. In a bid to create a unified image of Cuba, and...