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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Ace Lehner Abstract This article explores potentialities for experiencing trans joy via creative praxis, which the author coins “trans failure.” As the author defines it, trans failure builds on examples set by queer failure, such as casting off limiting cultural norms (like binary gender...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 5 Ace Lehner, Barbershop: The Art of Queer Failure (2019). Mixed media installation and performance, Wassaic Project. Courtesy of the artist and the Wassaic Project. Figure 5 Ace Lehner, Barbershop: The Art of Queer Failure (2019). Mixed media installation and performance, Wassaic More
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 6 Ace Lehner, Barbershop: The Art of Queer Failure (2019). Screen print, 30 × 40 in., edition of 30. The poster is for sale. Part of the proceeds go to the Transgender Law Center, and the rest goes to helping fund the continuation of the project. Figure 6 Ace Lehner, Barbershop More
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Published: 01 November 2007
Carrie Moyer, “Gun Flag,” 2004. Screenprint. 25 × 19 inches. 250 prints inserted into the journal, “LTTR: Practice More Failure,” Issue #3, New York, NY. Carrie Moyer, “Gun Flag,” 2004. Screenprint. 25 × 19 inches. 250 prints inserted into the journal, “LTTR: Practice More Failure,” Issue #3, New More
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 300–319.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the very act of writing. Metzger’s works are discussed as aesthetic responses to the “new categorical imperative” of Adorno, who addresses art’s failure in light of Auschwitz by pointing to aporias that constitute the inescapable condition of “barbarism.” This essay suggests that Metzger’s aesthetic...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... technology, its true failure is in sustaining the progressivist myth of technology perfectly under human control. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 prosthetic bodies robotization hominization cyborg original accident colonization When José Padilha released his reboot of the Robo-Cop...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 139–161.
Published: 01 July 2019
... that were prevalent especially in the southern plantation model of incarceration. These same procedures, however, resulted in the increasing removal of prisoners from the sphere of legal, judicial, and, more broadly, public discourse and oversight. This article analyzes how the failure to prosecute crimes...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... This essay considers the critical capacity of this text at the present juncture, strongly characterized by the reactionary resurgence of second-wave feminism and a trans-exclusionary brand of radical feminism. While both illuminating and symptomatizing many of the contradictions and failures of radical...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2020
...-typical culture of honor to the ideal-typical culture of dignity, both of which are present in Russia today. The study points to the hidden reasons behind the failure of the rivals and their respective supporters to engage in a real mutual debate—each side employs moral arguments that make sense only...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2010
... is progressively more universal. But technical progress is not truly systemic, passing by peoples of the underdeveloped world, and requires reflexive thought to bring out this failure, and to integrate technical progress with human progress as a whole. © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Simondon language...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the media, and that of the failure of the Left in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The article looks at the rise of “Trumpism” and the new brand of white nationalist and misogynistic culture of the so-called alt-right in its historical context to show how it is consistent with but also distinguished...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
.../singapore/manpower/reflections-on-attitudes-towards-migrant-workers . Irwin Ruth . 2020 . “ Heidegger and Stiegler on Failure and Technology .” Educational Philosophy and Theory 52 , no. 4 : 361 – 75 . Leung Hillary . 2020 . “ Why Singapore, Once a Model for Coronavirus Response...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of this scenario is doubtless heightened by its similarity with her mother's situation. Whereas the early part of the film involves Lilya's coming to terms with her mother's refusal to love her, and thus the failure of the Other to make its demand clear to her, Lilya later imitates her mother by finding a figure...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the principle of deception. Relating to the problem of deception, the issue of memory is essential to understanding The Fat Years , because Chan’s utopian city is defined by a failure to remember or attribute significance to anything beyond the happy golden age the people currently inhabit. This condition...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 228–245.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in idealism, not materialist at all. What Žižek proclaims against such idealist dialectics is the inevitable failure of absolutes. 3 This book replaces the Stalin model with four basic theorems (elaborating at length the four features of DM2 listed above). Each theorem is stated, then explained in a long...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 295–316.
Published: 01 November 2005
... explain how the failure of hope provokes the proliferation of objects. It then follows that the expansive field of hopeless objects necessarily relates to another field of hope or possibility: the possibility of the revolutionary event. Here, Benjamin's notion of allegory refers to the knot that binds...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 179–198.
Published: 01 July 2009
... over the inherent void at the center of each subject's desire. This is why fantasies are unique to each subject, but fantasy also has an intersubjective or ideological component, in that it covers over the failure of symbolization more generally, guarding against the return of the Real that always...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
... calls for an arbiter, a counselor, a mediator – above all, an interpreter. Hence the proliferation of psychiatrists and the like. Where incrimination is concerned, failures of socialization, delinquency, drug addiction, etc. may seem to be the pay-off for an inadequate internalization of norms...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2006
... empire’s power and the power of resistance to it are “afflicted” in different ways. By invading and occupying Iraq, the US is on the verge of a strategic failure worse than Vietnam, while the antiwar movement in particular, and the left in general, is afflicted by its own “limits and insufficiencies” (p. 5...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the idea that there has been a failure of opposition to neoliberalism because of the novelty of the way that new styles of government have a paradoxical effect—the welfare state is withdrawn, yet the state persists, even extends its domains in new ways that seem to defy sociopolitical logic (to the despair...