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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... mentioning. Paul Virilio, “The Accident in Time,” City of Panic: Elsewhere Begins Here (2005) ALPHA-60 (A disembodied supercomputer): Your name is written “Ivan Johnson,” but it is pronounced “Lemmy Caution,” Secret Agent Zero Zero Three of the Outlands. You are a threat to the security of Alphaville...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 353–364.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Nigel Thrift This article is a synoptic review of the recent work of Paul Virilio, conducted through the book, City of Panic . I point to the problems with the increasingly apocalyptic content and tone of Virilio's work on modernity by referring to recent social science research on the city...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Brian Sudlow José Padilha’s new RoboCop (2014) film can be read in the light of Paul Virilio’s theoretical work, notably Desert Screen . RoboCop serves as the city’s warrior but also as a munition in the hands of global media forces. Still, even if the film presents the fallibility of robotic...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Neil Turnbull In contemporary philosophical and theoretical debates, Paul Virilio is relegated to a minor figure, often to a kind of “lesser Baudrillard” or a “diminutive Foucault.” This article contests this view and repositions Virilio as a leading intellectual of the so-called theological turn...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 275–292.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Enda McCaffrey This article rereads Paul Virilio, drawing on the distinction between topography and topology to argue a case for Virilio as a rewriter of modernity. Invoking Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of rewriting modernity as an unbroken process of accumulation founded on affective life in “Re...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Paul Virilio; Sacha Goldman Originally published in English by ZKM. Revised material © 2012 Cultural Politics 2012 Sacha Goldman: The current times are increasingly illegible. We need to establish a new reading matrix. Paul Virilio: We are entering unpredictable times. Twenty years...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Rob Wilson This essay aims to think through the worldly presence of two important and culturally influential American writers in the cultural contact zones of Tangier and North Africa: Paul Bowles and Jack Kerouac. It contrasts their differing attitudes toward “conversion” and toward the implicit...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Steve Matthewman This article surveys the work of one of the most prominent theorists of accidents today, Paul Virilio. Particular focus is given to the May 6, 2010, Flash Crash. This event is used to measure the worth of Virilio's accidentology, as it is viewed as a harbinger of the integral...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
...John Armitage Paul Virilio, who passed away in 2018, was a significant figure in the study of cultural politics, as both pioneer and guide. This article prepares first-time readers for an encounter with Virilio’s critical thinking and essential writings and offers a personal remembrance by John...
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Published: 01 November 2009
Photo courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Photographs: Tuyen Nguyen. Courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Paul Chan, “Initial drawing for what it might look like” (2006). Pencil and charcoal on paper, 9 × 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Photograph courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Photograph courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Photograph courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Photograph courtesy of Paul Chan, Creative Time and Green Naftali Gallery, New York. More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1 Letter from Paul Virilio to John Armitage, November 1997 (address partially redacted). More
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Figure 5 Paul Virilio interview at the L’Argoat Bar and Restaurant, La Rochelle, France, May 2009. Photograph by John Armitage. More
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Figure 2 “Vive la Vie!” Some of the signed letters, postcards, and Christmas cards from Paul Virilio to John Armitage. Photograph by Joanne Roberts. More
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Paul Crosthwaite Through an analysis of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement (2001) , this essay considers the potentialities and limitations of narrative, and of representation more generally, as means of capturing and conveying the accelerated and intensely traumatic character of mechanized warfare. I...