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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
... intellectual openness and genuinely human morality, with my initial contact revealed in hindsight not as a nodal point but as the force of an event that is less instantaneous than a lifelong creation intrinsic to that contact between our own very different kinds of forces in October 1979. References...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... facing music pedagogy is tested and annually developed and refined in a “classroom,” which is actually a large-scale event, that takes the production of new art as one end and its global distribution and promotion as the other ( Independent Music Project [IMP] 2014 ). The event, called Indie 100, began...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... unmasked, and the totalized concepts of simulacral virtuality that forecloses lived experience. The space made by image events is that space of interpretative activity. The works of a number of key contemporary artists offer an insight into the ways refamiliarization relates to the crises in the identity...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... stage. The Fourier transform enables the conversion of sound events into periodicities with numerical values that can then be manipulated and converted back into sound events, even if there was no original source involved. The media access frequencies and operate at speeds beyond all human thresholds...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
... series of events leading up to and away from 9/11, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the War on Terror. © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2006 Voltaire, who coined the term “philosophy of history,” is often credited with being the first to work out a nonreligious approach to history. He...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 275–306.
Published: 01 November 2007
... with critical theory has gradually transformed from an aesthesis of the event, through a Nietzschean “transvaluation of all values” – generosity instead of resentment as motivating force of critique – or “retuning” of Heidegger’s concept of the Lichtung , into a “poetical” and “global” constructivism...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... theorists it is a characteristic of the most overwhelming experiences that they are not experienced directly, but rather outstrip the capacity of the subject to apprehend and assimilate them as they occur. As Paul Virilio's analysis of twentieth-century warfare makes clear, such events were produced on an...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Communist city of Kochi is also explored, including photographic documentation by the author, in the context of the contradictions and paradoxes raised by India's hosting of this global art event. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 art Kochi India biennale modernism globalization exhibition Marxism...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 327–343.
Published: 01 November 2018
... point in the painter’s life when he had exhausted his experimental attempts to visualize sovereign, superhuman life. Both events are not completely unrelated. Both mark the point in Western culture when radical sovereign aspiration gained its final momentum. The year 2016 marks the point when this...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... anaesthetizing effects of war propaganda and statistics, Ginsberg’s potentialism is also aimed at short-circuiting the mass media’s role in mechanizing language. I go on to discuss how Ginsberg develops his antiwar poetics in relation to three counterculture events: the march on the Pentagon in October 1967; the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... positions House/boat within the artist's sustained experimentation with discourses of memorialization and monumentality as established through nationalist historiography, it emphasizes House/boat 's specific address to the nation in the wake of the traumatic events that marked 1992–3; during which the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 465–476.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and the evil of the event. Given the fatality of the bind between the carnival and cannibal, which means that integral reality is always likely to remain in power, I conclude by reflecting upon Baudrillard's apocalypticism that promises an end to the fake empire of simulation and the return of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... an empathic relation. In recent critical texts addressing ecological dilemmas, care emerges as a diagram—an intermediate form—between possibility and event. Both palliative and favoring what is possible, care is inflected multifariously and with uncommon force of attraction in the materialist...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 170–187.
Published: 01 July 2013
... interest in creative strategies hinging on passivity and indifference and, second, a related desire to approach singular events free from the interference incurred by human cognition. In Lyotard's “libidinal” phase, as well as his later Kant-centered work, his investigations indicate that Cage's artistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Steve Matthewman This article surveys the work of one of the most prominent theorists of accidents today, Paul Virilio. Particular focus is given to the May 6, 2010, Flash Crash. This event is used to measure the worth of Virilio's accidentology, as it is viewed as a harbinger of the integral...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 71–94.
Published: 01 March 2007
... politicians get elected not just because of what they say, or how they say it, but when they say it. Within the accelerated serial mix of public opinion, stories, commentary, and events, political support and momentum were articulated with the politicization of affect to shape the outcome. While preelection...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Alexander Koensler If knowledge is considered as incorporated in activities and events, a monolithic reality is no longer waiting to be uncovered, but multiple realities are coming into being through different sets of practices. In the Israeli negev desert, home demolition of unauthorized Arab...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 40–61.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Diane Rubenstein This essay is a rhetorical invention. It projects what Jean Baudrillard would have found theoretically interesting in the recent Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) affair, configured as a transpolitical media pseudo event revealing the immunodeficiency of Europe’s political class. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 101–105.
Published: 01 March 2013
... be used to perceive the relationships between the major concepts in Badiou's philosophy, such as beings and events. And, despite using different terminology at times, the dialectical relationship between such things is pretty much what Badiou has always been trying to explicate. (A pleasant surprise...