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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 354–371.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Sarah R. Davies The maker movement has risen to recent public prominence, imagined by governments, industry, and educators as leading to economic growth. This article examines this movement through analysis of the figure of the hacker and the way in which scientific citizenship is represented...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 312–329.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Sergio Meijide Casas Abstract Unlike its English version, first published in 2011, Discours, figure was published in Spanish in 1979, four years after Francisco Franco's death, during the Spanish transition to democracy. The relevance of this information is connected to the fact that the man who...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., antiwar protesters, and the Occupy movement. © 2013 Pollyanna Ruiz 2013 protest public sphere power social movements masks When the year draws to a close, newspapers and magazines traditionally look back over the previous twelve months and reflect upon the impact of significant figures...
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Published: 01 November 2009
Figure 1 Figure 1 Olaf Metzel, Turkish Delight , 2006. © Kunsthalle Wien public space. Photograph Wolfgang Woessner. More
Published: 01 November 2010
Figure 2 Re-demolition of the construction of Figure 1 by the Israeli police. March 9, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). More
Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 8 Mira Schor, Subway Figure . Photo. © 2013 Mira Schor More
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... This article proposes instead another mode of constructing political narratives, that of figuration. It reclaims three specific figures to demonstrate how it might be possible to build a public sphere of “unwork.” The first is Bazlen, a fictional character of a writer who never wrote; the second...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Vlad Ionescu Jean-François Lyotard's figural is read in relation to discourse . The figural introduces in aesthetics a sense of cultivating those moments of intensity that resist and escape all regulating power, be it linguistic discourse or the order of the conscious or political constraints...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Julie Gaillard Lyotard and the “Figural” in Performance, Art, and Writing by Bamford Kiff , New York : Continuum , 2012 , 224 pp., $120.00/€92.00 (hardcover) , ISBN 978-1-4411-6707-1 © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Jean-François Lyotard's engagement with art...
Published: 01 March 2009
Nancy Spero, Nightmare Figures II (1961). Oil on canvas. 51 × 63 in. Courtesy of Galerie Lelong, New York. Photograph by David Reynolds. More
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 203–211.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the relation of being and thought that are already crucial to his early work in Discourse, Figure . © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 argumentation aesthetics discourse figure Among some other welcome signs of a revival of interest in Jean-François Lyotard's thinking (including, of course...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 151–172.
Published: 01 July 2022
... cultures increasingly work to explicate and construct objective figures of (and in) air. A fundamental, yet invisible, “anthropopoietic” element, air resists the forms and figures we use to describe it. This is acutely demonstrated by airborne viruses like COVID-19 and the pandemics they create, where...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 97–114.
Published: 01 March 2006
... regulated. We are made as if citizens of it. The figure of the citizen today, less than being a figure of the future of the human or of future freedom of the human, is more a figure of citizen-as-target. How does one begin to assert “a right to disappear” against this subjectivity then? This article argues...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 111–122.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and radical breaks from numerous canonical art tenets. Within the emergence of the American political and artistic Left, Spero’s political radicalism became the foundation of her artistic content and studio practice. From this foundation, as an early feminist artist, Spero produced a wide-ranging figurative...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 333–346.
Published: 01 November 2021
... primal scene at the turn of the century (with the emergence of the Edisonian gramophone, film, and typewriter), Deadwood figures the multimedia Big Bang as having taken place a few decades prior, with the advent of telegraphy, photography, and railroads. In the world of Deadwood , this “Discourse Network...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... figure on the world stage, as well as media representations of Trump as a devouring monster. By evoking specters of predatory or parasitical consumption—the devouring that lurks at the heart of “obesity”—the fat American condenses a number of figures that have circulated in the Western imagination...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 37–47.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Eva Haifa Giraud Abstract This essay delineates the material and conceptual limitations of two prominent ways of figuring the relationship between humans and harmful beings: narratives of eradication and entanglement. Ecological concern about the legacies of twentieth-century attempts to eradicate...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 212–227.
Published: 01 July 2021
... or destructive, depending on how it is acted on. As the article concludes, Stiegler's pharmacology of cinema invites us to take part in our cinematic cultural becoming through the revival of the figure of the amateur. But it does so at the risk of cultural snobbery. While Stiegler does not condemn the cinematic...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 44–63.
Published: 01 March 2022
... imperatives acknowledge stress and difficulty, and at times highlight their gendered impacts, yet nevertheless systematically figure responses and solutions in individual, psychological, and often consumerist terms. The discussion demonstrates how positivity imperatives operate not only through verbal advice...
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Cultural Politics (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...