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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Rob Bullard Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature , by Beck John , Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press , 2009 , 378 pages , $55.00 (hardcover) , ISBN 978-0-8032-2631-9 © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 John Beck, in this craftily spun...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ben Highmore This essay argues that bombsites in Britain were a vivid component of a social imaginary that informed the postwar social settlement. Postwar reconstruction, which often involved additional demolition, also produced ruined landscapes that were complexly associated with war damage. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
... “social,” or “sociocultural,” as always affective, and in viewing the significance of landscape in terms of how people define themselves and their relations to the world, this essay explores affect's key role in countering entrenched, predefined systems of thought and feeling and its potential for, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
... are legitimately allowed to memorialize their losses in public landscapes and others are not, and where anonymous drivers who drive by are supposed to feel a certain way about it all. Such a complex constellation of territorialized affect has significant consequences for understanding the politics of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 198–215.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Alison Landsberg A seismic shift in the racial landscape of the United States occurred in 2016. The prevailing discourse about a “postracial America,” though always, in the words of Catherine Squires a “mystique,” was firmly and finally extinguished with the election of Donald J. Trump. Race, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
...John Street Arts prizes have become an increasingly prominent part of the cultural landscape, influencing not only the careers of individual artists but also the policies of cultural industries and cultural institutions. Despite this, relatively little detailed attention has been given to the arts...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
... frequently served as substrates for written texts. The formal properties of those scripts—the shapes they took on their clay or, eventually, parchment and paper foundations—were also in some cases reflected in urban form: how the city molded itself from the materials of the landscape. And those written...
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Published: 01 November 2012
Figure 1   Recall , 2012. Archival digital print on Hahnemühle paper, 11.5 × 15.25 in. (Landscape based on The Hero Rustam Slays the Witch of the Cosmic Illusion , an illustration attributed to Qadîmî by S. C. Welch, from Firdawsī's Book of Kings , copied in Tabriz from Shâh Tahmâsp between More
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Published: 01 November 2007
Carrie Moyer, “Façade Project,” 2004. Wheatpasted silk-screened posters, unique painting on plywood. 9 × 18 feet total. Installed at Triple Candie, Harlem, NY. February - August 2004. Referring to the long history of the political murals that dot the urban landscape of New York City, “Façade More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 11   Black Gold , installation of pottery shards by Indian artist Vivan Sundaram at Aspinwall House. The terra-cotta fragments used within this installation are recovered from the archaeological site at Pattanam, the site of the flooded ancient seaport of Muziris. The landscape produced More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 229–236.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., Daily Markings on the Face of the Earth. The landscapes in this suite capture a paranoiac's perspective - a fractured platform coupled with an aestheticization of destruction that ameliorates the flow of disturbing imagery. They depict scenes that are US-centric in a timeframe that is post-Cold War...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... camera records from the authorial gesture. Gunning identifies the goal of the “view” films precisely in this claim for the world’s independence from the filming subject: “‘Views’ tend to carry the claim that the subject filmed either preexisted the act of filming (a landscape, a social custom, a method...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... sites that litter cities, coastlines, and landscapes from rural East Anglia to Kinmen Island in the Taiwan Strait. These are the ruins of the twentieth century, of ideologies, conflicts, and dreams of mastery through reinforced concrete. Yet the reassuring pastness of the ruin's conventional aesthetic...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
... International Center of Photography in New York City. He so characterized a series of landscapes I'd completed in the late 1990s, writing that in them “the Luminist celebration of the transcendental landscape gives way to the 20th-century encounter with the apocalyptic sublime” ( Phillips 1999 ). The paintings...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 63–77.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., meetings, and research sojourns), I have repeatedly found myself in such luxurious enclosures and domains with a curiosity for how they are cultivated as such by their creators or beneficiaries. This is perhaps the professional preserve of the architect, or the landscape architect, who, in connecting with...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 326–333.
Published: 01 November 2009
... around Tulane, seemed virtually untouched by Katrina. But in the Lower Ninth Ward and parts of Gentilly, the barren landscape brooded in silence. The streets were empty. There was still debris in lots where houses once stood. I didn't hear a single bird. I have seen landscapes scarred by disasters of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... mythology of the sea beast is such a potent and discussed element of the landscape. In the British Library I came across a book entitled An Essay on the Credibility of the Existence of the Kraken, Sea Serpent and other Sea Monsters published in 1849. It attempted to give reasoned explanations for...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 320–329.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Christos Dikeakos © BERG 2010 PRINTED IN THE UK 2010 Nothing in Vancouver can be taken as permanent – the foreground or background in my pictures can attest to that. I have been photographing the unstable nature and exhausted landscape of the False Creek area of Vancouver since the late...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 489–494.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Figure 1   Recall , 2012. Archival digital print on Hahnemühle paper, 11.5 × 15.25 in. (Landscape based on The Hero Rustam Slays the Witch of the Cosmic Illusion , an illustration attributed to Qadîmî by S. C. Welch, from Firdawsī's Book of Kings , copied in Tabriz from Shâh Tahmâsp between...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
... attempts at remooding the past: the Blitz and the work that went into morale building on the Home Front (chap. 3), the ruinous landscape of the playground-bombsite following the war (chap. 4), the postwar West Indian migration and settlement in England (chap. 5), the music of the 1970s and 1980s...