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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (3): 304–326.
Published: 01 November 2018
... calls “destabilized perception,” but importantly they are also a function of this condition, one that in turn demands a shift in how we conceive the essay film in the twenty-first century. © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 aesthetics Adam Curtis essay film infrastructure symptomatology...
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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): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Sophie Fuggle The pixel and the technique of pixelating faces belong to a politics of fear and a digital aesthetics of truth that shapes public perceptions of criminality and the threat of otherness. This article draws on Paul Virilio’s account of the pixel in The Lost Dimension to analyze its...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... beyond all human thresholds. Kittler argues that the resulting ability to subvert and simulate human perception is the very definition of technical media. At the conclusion of my minor excursion into popular science, we therefore may conclude that time axis analysis and frequency axis analysis...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 March 2019
... domineering state. Some of the multimillionaires and billionaires interviewed for this research have married philanthrocapitalist ideas with beliefs molded by their Soviet past and their self-perception as belonging to the intelligentsia. Such distinct and seemingly morally superior identities, together...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... by economization and voluntary servitude becomes immediately evident. Notwithstanding the significant differences between the two perceptions of despotism that proliferate in Hiero and The Circle , their shared focus on the nexus of despotism, economy, and voluntary servitude testifies to an interesting case...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 November 2020
... divisions between America and the world, as well as among Americans themselves. To support this claim, this article outlines a broad cultural imagination relating to fat—a fat imaginary—that structures common global perceptions of Americans and America, as well as assessments of Trump himself. With sources...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... of “social ideology” so as to offer an in-depth analysis of contemporary China's dominant mentality. It is suggested that a dominant ideology has emerged that has totally restructured social organization and people's perception of everyday life. Furthermore, this thesis fully explores changes that have taken...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 110–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
...; they prefer to “luxuriate” rather than indulge in luxury goods. However, this perception of luxury is connected to hierarchical inequality and a sense of social fatalism that has been reinvigorated through new experiences with competitive inequality, neoliberal pollution, and the false promises of meritocracy...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... politics and problematize external normative perceptions of regions in “crisis.” In so doing, this article aims to demonstrate how humor harnesses a performance of marginality to undermine stereotypes of life under crisis, while offering alternative views both of each nation’s past and its way forward...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (3): 318–332.
Published: 01 November 2023
... symbolizing the ethos and values of the Hong Kong community, during the protest movement transcends the physical limitation of the protesters’ perception to an expanded view and a higher status beyond human to confront a changing and incommensurable world below. kwaiclo@hkbu.edu.hk Copyright © 2023...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... chronopolitics digi-child duration play materiality perception The transformative power of the collective technologies of the twentieth century, developed for militarization, transportation, communication, and surveillance, as Paul Virilio (2012 : 26) argues in his book Administration of Fear...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 234–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... (the 1987 Verhoeven original now being technologically outdated). It also rehearses more perfectly than the original the symbiotic dynamics of conflict and perception treated by Virilio in Desert Screen (2005) and elsewhere. Indeed, Desert Screen is especially pertinent to an analysis of Padilha’s...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 212–227.
Published: 01 July 2021
... for human knowledge. On one hand, the cognitive faculty of understanding designates the faculty of concepts, thought, and discursivity. Sensibility, on the other hand, is a mode of cognition that involves intuitions (which are nonconceptual cognitions), sense perception, and imagery. Whereas imagination...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (2): 219–238.
Published: 01 July 2011
... concept of “the people” is always bound to fail ( Deleuze 1989: 215–24 ). Classical cinema's promotion of the possibility of the people becoming a true subject was underwritten by its portrayal of sensori-motorized forms of action whereby perceptions of what has to be done are seamlessly converted...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (1): 98–117.
Published: 01 March 2009
... body, inanimate objects, the elements, and perception. The translator of Levinas’s Totality and Infinity (1969), Collected Philosophical Papers (1998), Otherwise Than Being, Or, Beyond Essence (1999), Existence and Existents (2001), Merleau-Ponty’s The Visible and the Invisible (1969...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
...” would draw on care as a creative fabulation for the sake of producing new affects and perceptions, other tendencies, but also a situational openness that includes what Massumi calls “cross-scale sensitivities.” The emphasis is on experimentation that would involve care and sensitivity—that is, care...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 121–135.
Published: 01 July 2019
... ), and cofounder of a small school of architecture that was inspired by Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s (2013) Phenomenology of Perception . A significant mainstay for all Virilio’s writings, Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenology was appealing to Virilio because, he said, he was concerned with perception throughout his...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 487–489.
Published: 01 November 2022
... technologies developed by Florian Sprengler. Starting from the premise of human perception to measure temporality, John D. Peters locates the role of media technologies in suspending irreversibility of the moment that passes. Through recording, repeating, and mediating more generally media technologies expand...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 28–43.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Folker . 2021 . “ The Labour of Visual Authenticity on Social Media: Exploring Producers’ and Audiences’ Perceptions on Instagram .” Poetics 84 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2020.101502 . Maor Maya . 2013 . “ ‘Do I Still Belong Here?’ The Body's Boundary Work in the Israeli Fat...