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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 70–91.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Agnès Villette; Grégoire Dupond © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Pushing the heavy metal door left ajar, I entered the subterranean nuclear bunker through a grey, dimly lit tunnel progressively unravelling the labyrinthine-buried circuitry of the interior structure. Outside...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 353–373.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Pujita Guha Abstract In 1968 the American military launched Operation Igloo White (OIW), seeding the mountainous forests of the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos and Vietnam with a network of seismic, olfactory, and auditory sensors that picked up and relayed signals to data bunkers in Thailand where enemy...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of utopia, both as the compelling threat that demands a plausible response to impending annihilation and as the necessary event that apocalyptically clears the ground for new modes of living. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 catastrophe utopia space colonies bunker Cold War counterculture...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... on a hot summer’s day, it was instantly obvious that Virilio’s vision, unlike the vision of fellow Catholic Saint Bernadette of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes in 1858, was not wholly born of a religious faith but also of a military form, that of the bunker divested of its deadly intentions. Virilio, it seemed...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... from within the military complex. The first trace would probably have been the streaming image of the smart bomb destroying the enemy bunker target in the 1991 Gulf War. The photograph of the bunker (i.e., the irreducible still of the bunker deducible from the streaming video) has been what has...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 166–179.
Published: 01 March 2024
... gardens. Similarly, train stations in many cities across the globe look like basilicas with long naves and transepts. Canada is home to transformer houses built to look exactly like single-family suburban homes, albeit with eerie, empty-looking windows. And in Switzerland, bunkers dressed...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... he sets for the writing of his own books, Virilio ever more feverishly denounces the spatial and temporal transformations that are taking place before his very eyes. He decries their adverse impact on human and other forms of life on the planet. Since his more sustained essays – Bunker Archeology...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2007
... and concrete bunkers constructed in the period 1967–86 in Albania that are now used principally as sheepfolds or kennels (p. 110). Unfortunately the problems outlined here disappear very quickly in the rest of the book, which becomes very conventional: when it comes to interpretation the availability...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2009
... by trucks and buses as they drove back and forth between bunkers might be read aesthetically, like a drawing, while at the same time they seemed to provide a diagnostic tool for interpreting the gravity of the world's political situations. Such marks or drawings recall bodily and psychic functions: bomb...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... ideology is a move toward a kind of mobile, carnivalesque, occasional politics of which there are more recent examples. In such moments, our own sense of mild wonder at the quaint specifics of Cold War doctrine – did anybody really believe in a race of elite humans emerging from bunkers? In Reds poisoning...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of the bunker. Redhead (2005 : 51) claims that the “vocabulary of the bunker was intended to create a repellent architecture that would overrun the established perception and provoke a response.” For more on the theory of the oblique and the relationship between Virilio and Parent, please see Redhead 2005...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
... a probable new government bunker in Washington, DC, just by using images from the Internet: “things the Soviets would have paid dearly for are a mouse click away” ( Vanderbilt 2005: 35 ). The second example is catastrophe itself. It has become increasingly clear that cities are actually extraordinarily...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in on its self and refuses to recognize the outside. Against the Kafkaesque ( 2017 ) universe of the burrow or bunker, which sees the paranoid self seek to hide away from the world, Levy suggests that now, more than ever before, we must follow Edmund Husserl ( 2012 ), who recognized that the self...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... and the Blitzkrieg ran aground in the bunkers of the Atlantic Wall, on the beaches where I found them. To those who say, “That's odd for you who've spent so much time working on speed to have also worked on concrete,” I say, “No! Speed has ended in concrete, in inertia and useless, absurd ideality.” So it's quite...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 339–352.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the metamorphosis of a conflict in which weapons of obstruction (Saddam's bunkers) and weapons of destruction (missiles) yield their strategic primacy to these weapons of mass communication designed to strike people's minds … Or, to put it still more precisely, the weapon of mass destruction is subject...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
... . London : Pluto Press . Featherstone M. 2000–2001 . “ Speed and Violence: Sacrifice in Virilio, Derrida, and Girard .” Anthropoetics , 6 ( 2 ). Available at http://www.anthropoetics.ucla.edu/ap0602/virilio.htm (accessed June 29, 2006). Gane M. 2000 . “ Paul Virilio's Bunker...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Strength and Vulnerability Bunker exhibition at the Royal Festival Hall was an image on canvas titled Sorrow by an artist, Andrew, based in Her Majesty’s Prison Blantyre House, Kent. The figure of a man bent in prayer composed of hundreds of tiny grayscale squares on a green background inspired a series...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... viruses, would suggest, on the contrary, that “the good people” are being encouraged to draw precisely the same conclusion as Dantec. And that it is the publication of vague and polysemic statistics like these that authorizes a culture of fear in which families repair to the protective bunkers...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
... . Dupré Louis . 1993 . The Passage to Modernity: An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Nature and Culture . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Gane Mike . 1999 . “ Paul Virilio’s Bunker Theorising .” Theory, Culture, and Society 16 ( 5–6 ): 85 – 102 . Harries Karsten . 2001...