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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 4: Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant, Sudan , August 20, 1998, “US Military Strike on a Chemical Weapons Plant.” The US government inaccurately thought the pharmaceutical plant was producing chemical weapons for Osama bin Laden. “The El-Shifa pharmaceutical plant had raised Sudanese medicinal More
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Published: 01 July 2016
Figure 1 Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily Figure 1. Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 2 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 3 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 4 Aromérica Parfumeur , August 2016, installation of olfactory pieces. This was a fake perfume boutique in a shopping mall that revealed how plants shaped world history by connecting the founding myths of the Americas to the search for spices. Conquistadores were first and foremost spice More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Figure 2 Spice Route Series , August 2016, installation of digital prints on silk, each 54 × 54 in. These silk prints depict the social history of plants, while borrowing from the aesthetics and history of mantones de Manila, which were silk shawls introduced as Asian luxury goods to the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Plate 4: Shifa Pharmaceutical Plant, Sudan , August 20, 1998, “US Military Strike on a Chemical Weapons Plant.” The US government inaccurately thought the pharmaceutical plant was producing chemical weapons for Osama bin Laden. “The El-Shifa pharmaceutical plant had raised Sudanese medicinal...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... negotiate a sense of being “South African” within a postcolonial environment. I/Bertha sews onto herself not the conventional forms of embroidery traditionally expected of a Victorian lady but other images that convey a sense of embodied “South African” identity. In this case, I/she “plants” a seedling aloe...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... plants located there. Underlying Nancy’s account is also one of Karl Marx’s principal themes: that money works on the principle of general equivalence—a principle that, in light of today’s world of global or globalized capital, can be said to apply almost everywhere and to almost everyone and everything...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for a peaceful order. The necessity of war is thus planted firmly at the center of the Enlightenment philosopher's plan for perpetual peace. Heller-Roazen's The Enemy of All is a meticulous genealogy of the figure of the pirate as an agent of chaos in law and philosophy. Of course, historical...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 385–389.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of the utopian, and perhaps to fill in what Bauman meant when he suggested that utopianism was like gardening with people instead of plants (1989). Others become objects. From Plato, through Machiavelli and Hobbes, we see an increasing split between self and the social, and an increasing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 159–192.
Published: 01 July 2006
... potent symbols. Olive groves are a rallying point of Palestinian indignation and nationalism: As Jad Isaac and colleagues have noted, “In an attempt to protect their lands from Israel's self-proclaimed right to confiscate uncultivated lands, many Palestinians planted large areas of grazing land with...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
... actions aimed at contributing to the, by now, substantial archive of photographs of Baudrillard. Undoubtedly, it was not the layout of the grave, with its large plant and terracotta plant pot, its wilting, almost indefinable, red and purple flowers, its smaller red and even smaller black plastic plant...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 55–62.
Published: 01 March 2018
... mansions into the inner courtyards that have trees and potted plants around a circular stone fountain. I notice very few Spanish-looking people or cholos; people are small of stature with brown skin and the fine features of the Quechua population of Inca times. Almost all the older women wear many...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Kroker notes, the global diffusion of digital technologies has resulted in the “eclipse of clearly definable boundaries between bodies and machines, the interpellation of human perception and algorithmic coding, [and] the active remixing of borders among humans, animals, plants, and inanimate objects...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
... green gentians that grew among the clumps of a blue lupine, Lupinus parviflorus , which proved to be the food plant of my butterfly. ( Boyd and Pye 2000: 478–9 ) He spoke of the discovery again to Elena Sikorski in a letter of September 6, 1951: “It will be hard for you to understand what a joy it...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Figure 1 Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily Figure 1. Planting on Harcourt Road, Admiralty, October 24, 2014. Photo by Law Kwan Ho, provided by Apple Daily ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 293–309.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., filter through the environment and through the bodies of workers at mines and manufacturing plants. Pure elements are entangled with their surrounding materialities not only by the introduction of rogue atoms or particles; they also remain in dynamic relationship with their thermal environment...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 275–286.
Published: 01 November 2014
... companies like Ford that built their own generating plants next to their factories. With the move to electrical power, the distances increased, especially from geothermal, hydroelectric, and nuclear sources. Coal and gas plants were built far from population centers, joined by long transmission lines. There...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
... through the image of transparency, was always something of an illusion at Stansted. In order to maintain the appearance of simplicity, the architects concealed a vast area of service spaces and mechanical plant in the mound that the building appears to sit on: “The undercroft … runs beneath the entire...