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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... the positioning of subjects toward, as well as by, the media and the epistemological question of what the object of media studies is. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 violence media studies McLuhan film media education Above all, the mental and physical health of those pupils was...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 3   Claudia Hart, The Seasons: Video Object , 2009. QuickTime video, 720 × 1280 pixels, with stereo sound by Claudia Hart, 10 min. Courtesy the artist and bitforms gallery, New York Figure 3 . Claudia Hart, The Seasons: Video Object, 2009. QuickTime video, 720 × 1280 pixels, with stereo More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 3 Mladen Miljanović, The Black Hole , 2016. Plaster objects. Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic Srpska, Banja Luka. Photograph by Drago Vejnović. Courtesy the artist. Figure 3. Mladen Miljanović, The Black Hole, 2016. Plaster objects. Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic Srpska More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 66–82.
Published: 01 March 2016
... further my analysis of the pure experience of luxus, which exceeds any object that is always too base and objective to be truly luxurious, I seek to psychoanalyze Nero’s pursuit of the orgy of luxus through reference to Sigmund Freud’s discussion of Thanatos in his Beyond the Pleasure Principle . In that...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 73–96.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Sas Mays The overall remit of this article concerns a philosophical contextualization of Badiou’s antipathy toward the capitalist status quo, as it is played out in the denigration of the “encyclopaedia.” The article argues that this object marks an extension of the phonocentric idealism of Western...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 5–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... setting and resonances of this aggressive action of urban–global “upgrading” in the city. The contemporary, general logic of metropolitan globalization should be situated in the specific and distinctive context of Istanbul's evolving urban identity. There are three principal objectives. The first is to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 279–294.
Published: 01 November 2005
...David Clarke This article examines a number of recent European films that tackle the issue of migration from former communist countries to Western Europe. The key films discussed in the article all seek to show how the West is constructed as an object of desire for the inhabitants of the former...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 327–356.
Published: 01 November 2007
... diagnoses the twentieth century appears as a time of confusions, this is because it is an “Age of Extremes” (Eric Hobsbawm): an age of revolts against complexities by the critical reference of all actual or objective states of affairs to a basic cause or fundamental factor. The subject of this extremist...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 213–224.
Published: 01 July 2006
...McKenzie Wark If game theory was objective, rational, abstract; gamer theory is subjective, intuitive, particular. If game theory starts with the self-contained agent, like a prisoner in a cell, looking out at the world; gamer theory wonders how the agency of the gamer comes into being as something...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Sean Cubitt Technology has in general been seen as opposed to humanity: its object, even its enemy. The Grundrisse suggests, however, that technology can be understood as the actualized form of accumulated social knowledge. This actual form can then be understood from the standpoint of a dialectic...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 111–124.
Published: 01 March 2010
... proliferation of this new breed of expert arises out of a particular set of historic conditions, namely the rise of and recent challenges to neo-liberalism. Specifically, it explores the role of the celebrity expert as cultural intermediary at a time when objective and subjective class positions do not...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Julian Reid What are the politics of Gilles Deleuze's study of cinematic modernity? In film studies, the discipline that formally assumes cinema as its object, Deleuze's concepts have been used to explore the processes by which national identities have been historically constructed and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 182–193.
Published: 01 July 2014
... place Chan’s novel in the context of contemporary Chinese communism, and in particular the utopian dimensions of Hu Jintao’s concept of the Harmonious Society and Xi Jinping’s idea of the Chinese Dream. My objective in this section of the article is to show that Chan’s novel may be understood as a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2014
... objects, through to its incorporation of electronics and its contemporary success. Building upon Jean Baudrillard’s analysis, the article explores how digital technology has changed the gadget’s nature and capacities. It argues that the digital gadget’s success lies in its hyperfunctionality, hyperludic...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 327–344.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., such as the view of the body as an object of utility and value. This article aims to go behind the normative discussions that usually surround different forms of assisted reproductive technology (ART), fertility tourism, and the egg trade. It further calls for an understanding of how the local...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Joseph R. Hartman This article reconnoiters a set of repeating images of “cubanness” in state-sponsored art, particularly seen in works created by and appropriated under the patronage of the dictator Gerardo Machado y Morales, in power 1925–33. The primary object of study is Havana’s Statue of the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... contemporary Paris as nomads and squatters before seeking to explain their objective resistance to sociospatial normalization in terms of the existentialism of the Romanian writer Emile Cioran, who lived a reclusive, alienated life in Paris in the second half of the twentieth century. Contrasting Cioran's...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... Frequently assembled from found-objects, these archetypal structures are materialized as evidence of a cataclysmic past. This line of interpretation is explored specifically through the assemblage House/boat (1994), which construes the national present in terms of a historical aftermath. While the paper...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... object-fetishism. These are both steps in the radicalization of Marx's idea of commodity fetishism, drawing on freud's idea of fetishism as a perverse structure. The article notes that Baudrillard provided inventories of fetishism at regular intervals in his writings, and that these remained curiously...