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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
... that of the electromagnetic domain, this dromosphere of waves that are propagated at the speed of elementary particles and permit an instant perception beyond the visible domain.” Virilio’s idea of the “squared horizon” was developed against the backdrop of military intervention in Iraq in 1991 (during the first Gulf War...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of infinite depth and a sense of absolute freedom obscures the truth of solipsistic self-reflection and enclosure. It explores this idea through reference to Virilio’s concept of the “squared horizon” and a short history of screen culture that commences with Plato’s myth of the cave, where perceptions...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...-writing Modernity” and “Argumentation and Presentation: The Foundation Crisis,” it enlists topology as a horizontal spatial structure that enables us to rethink space, time, and modernity outside the limits of the “squared horizon,” where the “squared horizon” is viewed as a spatial and textual metaphor...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
...George E. Marcus Personal design of one’s emplacement in the world has been a luxury of elite as well as achieved middle-class privilege and wealth. Such enclosure leaks especially on its visual horizons and is explored by mimetic relation to difference, defining eccentricities and contradictions...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 227–249.
Published: 01 July 2017
... contributions. Integrating Innis into these debates allows us, the author argues, to move beyond the limits of his mid-twentieth-century work, and to expand the horizons of what John Durham Peters calls “infrastructuralism.” Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 infrastructure media theory media...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... In particular, we return to Immanuel Kant and his theory of the beautiful and the sublime to make a case that connections between capitalism and democracy rest on an unexamined aesthetic of the beautiful. To sever this link, and thus to push democratic struggles for equality toward a communist horizon, we...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... of speculative research enterprise, from Google to SpaceX, which shares, to some degree, the expansive research and development horizons of advanced art. Some of the most prominent current art and tech projects explicitly draw on the legacy of precursor programs from the 1960s to establish a lineage...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
...-ranging as those of military technology, aesthetics, philosophy, science, and psychology. These discourses tell the same story from different angles. The horizon has either already disappeared into the absolute distance or a spectral remnant of it remains as the target for an action that would reduce...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... This is the case because the situation of the abject other defines the very horizon of political struggle in the twenty-first century by virtue of how it delimits the space of the city and separates humanized insiders from dehumanized outsiders. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Roma Romanian Paris...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 80–91.
Published: 01 March 2021
... that, according to Heidegger, has gripped the entire horizon of thought is opened up for interruption wherever technology fails. In these slippages emerge spaces in which a critique of society's faults may be advanced. This article proposes a critical reading of application surveillance with a view...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
... spirit of communism. While the presexual nonlife of the virus is comparable to the drive of capitalism in respect of its unthinking will to replication and reproduction, Žižek founds the basis of humanity in our (human) mortality and being toward death that open out onto a new horizon of releasement...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 November 2015
... . 2010 . “ Chronological Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill on Regional Seabird Casualties .” Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology 3 ( 2 ): 10 – 14 . Cherry Miriam A. Sneirson Judd F. 2011 . “ Beyond Profit: Rethinking Corporate Social Responsibility...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the ocean provides us with a powerful horizon—and I use horizon both in the commonsense understanding as the line formed between sky and earth and in the more specialized one provided by the philosopher of hermeneutics, Hans-Georg Gadamer. For Gadamer, the identification of horizon is integral...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 412–416.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and melancholia along an affective continuum rather than in a binary opposition in which mourning is associated with cure and melancholia with pathology. This line of thought is elaborated in more detail in the second chapter (“Horizons of Desire, Horizons of Mourning: Joyce’s Dubliners ”), which is devoted...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to be moved past in the project of developing new horizons. In a context in which perspectives cast as the most “critical” are also precisely those that are most vulnerable to populism’s nationalist “rush backwards,” it is vital to ensure that a critique of critique does not naturalize its own exclusions...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... will consider how RoboCop/Murphy, a participant in and an instrument of the Virilian “squared horizon” ( Virilio 2007) , is subject to the law of original accident. Indeed, here is the film’s key dilemma in Virilian terms: what is the cost of RoboCop/Murphy to the human subject he incarnates? RoboCop/Murphy...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 315–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... trillion in 2019 ( Board of Governors 2019 ). Debt limits students’ imaginative horizons, as their lives are “bounded to capital while being indefinitely deferred” ( Adamson 2009 : 108). Students’ anticipation of needing to pay off their debts in the future “back-forms onto courses of study as students...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 274–276.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... Because this book acts as a re-presentation of the festival’s themes, it establishes this problem as Transmediale’s horizon. If the future is being sold to us as a media-imaginary fiction, it’s clear that we must look beyond this—Euro-American—horizon if we really want to think media otherwise...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
.... The world then seemed to have no other horizon than an apocalyptic one, which, for Derrida, also encompassed the possible obliteration of every possible archive. It was against that horizon of “remainderless destruction” that Derrida mobilized his critique in “No Apocalypse, Not Now” (407). 1 By 2012...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 November 2019
... realize oneself fully, simply in the process of being and acting” (1970: 187). How do we make sense of these vacillations, through which this text somehow engages today’s most conservative feminisms as well as reaching toward what we might understand as a trans-feminist revolutionary horizon? Most...