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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (3): 281–298.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Tom Rockmore The aim of this article is threefold. To begin with, I sketch in outline form some main aspects of Hegel’s theory of history. Second, I will consider in some detail its relation to theology, which is an important theme for his position in general, including his view of history. Finally...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 1 A Brief History of Collapses , film still, 2 channel HD video with 7.1 channel sound, RT 22:30, dimensions variable, 2011–12. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee, New York More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 2 A Brief History of Collapses , 2 channel HD video with 7.1 channel sound, RT 22:30, dimensions variable, 2011–12. Installation view at dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany (Photo: Roman März). Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee, New York More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 3 A Brief History of Collapses , film still, 2 channel HD video with 7.1 channel sound, RT 22:30, dimensions variable, 2011–12. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee, New York More
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Published: 01 July 2014
Figure 1 Freee Art Collective, Protest Drives History . Photo courtesy of the artists More
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 4 Stefanos Tsivopoulos, History Zero , 2013. A film in three episodes, 2K, color, 5:1 surround sound, 34 min. Commissioned for the Greek Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale. Courtesy the artist. More
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 1 Toy crocodiles with articulated jaws. Egypt, ca. 2500 BCE. Science History Images/Alamy stock photo. More
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 384–390.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Friedrich Kittler; Geoffrey Winthrop-Young The essay traces the intertwined martial and theatrical histories of searchlights, floodlights, stage lamps, and laterna magica . Inspired in part by Paul Virilio’s emphasis on the close link between war and illumination, the argument centers...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Maggie Fitzgerald maggfitz@iu.edu Beneath the Surface: A Transnational History of Skin Lighteners , by Lynn M. Thomas , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2020 , 352 pages, $104.95 (hardcover) ISBN 978-1-4780-0538-4 ; $28.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-4780-0642-8...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (1): 128–147.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Dalia Nassar; Margaret Barbour Abstract This article develops the notion of the “embodied history of trees” and articulates its conceptual and ethical implications. It demonstrates how trees literally embody their environment in their very structure and argues that trees express their environments...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 418–429.
Published: 01 November 2022
... exhibition RECAST curated by Berny Tan at Starch Gallery (Singapore) in 2021. Works in this series examine the public assemblies and protests in Singapore from the 1950s to the 1980s by investigating the history, performative function and significance of public assemblies in relation to the ideas of power...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 177–199.
Published: 01 July 2023
... visualization and mapping. While discussing methodological underpinnings of planetarity as a problem space, the article mobilizes the neologism “natural history of logistics” to analyze practices of scale in the critical design studio briefs and discourses at the center of the article. The term is pitched...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Philipp Von Hilgers The “black box” has become a common term for diverse kinds of opacities of modern society often at odds with values of enlightenment and transparency. Investigating the history of the black box one discovers that at a time when cybernetics was seen as the leading science...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... ecology – to the possibility of a competing order of value that might resist monumental histories, and the assimilation of the past to narratives of unrelenting progress. In the mid-1990s, Vivan Sundaram was an accomplished easel-painter and a prominent representative of post-Independent Indian...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Figure 2 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture ...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Kathleen Ditzig; Fang-Tze Hsu cnmhf@nus.edu.sg Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Art Histories of a Forever War is an exploration of modern art in postwar Taiwan and its enduring resonances. To understand this historical milieu, the exhibition unpacks...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 263–272.
Published: 01 November 2019
... revisits not only how the histories and geographies of 1968 are framed and remembered by scholars but also how legacies of critical thought that survive from this era impact our orientation to the world today. This is not, however, to uncritically celebrate the long 1968 or to ignore its limitations...
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 2 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods More