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Published: 01 March 2013
Figure 1   Banlieue ruin. Photograph by author Figure 1 . Banlieue ruin. Photograph by author More
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Cultural Politics (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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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 4 Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist Figure 4. Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 5 Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist Figure 5. Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist More
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Published: 01 November 2016
Figure 7 Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist Figure 7. Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist More
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (2): 171–180.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Bernard Stiegler The text we publish here is the first chapter of Bernard Stiegler's La Télécratie contre la Démocratie . The broad argument of Stiegler's book (and of this introductory chapter) is that what he terms “telecracy” is ruining democracy by short-circuiting the normal mechanisms of...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 124–134.
Published: 01 March 2021
..., in which Jesus says to Mary Magdalene “noli me tangere” (“touch me not”), in order to imagine the emergence of a community of spirit from the social, political, and economic ruin caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Contrasting this community of spirit to the Chinese Communist Party's Foucauldian...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... : Rheinland Verlag GmbH . Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker . Available at http://www.hackgreen.co.uk/ (accessed July 17, 2010 ). Hirst Paul 2005 . Space and Power: Politics, War and Architecture . Cambridge : Polity . Huyssen Andreas 2006 . “ Nostalgia for Ruins .” Grey Room...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (2): 254–271.
Published: 01 July 2012
.... Rubble is the single assuredly universal and unifying principle providing continuity between present-day representations of war and the historic and prehistoric visual representations of battles known through art and archeology, even to the earliest human memories and recognitions of combat and ruin...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Figure 4 Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist Figure 4. Still from Robinson in Ruins (2010) © Patrick Keiller. Courtesy of the artist ...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
... The processes of ecology are not mocked. —Gregory Bateson, Steps to an Ecology of Mind In Patrick Keiller's (2010) Robinson in Ruins , a film set against the backdrop of the current global financial crisis, the narrator describes the film's eponymous antihero, Robinson, visiting the local...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jeremy Bell Han shows that our contemporary infatuation with productivity exhausts us and burns us out, and our drive to continuously expose ourselves, our need to ceaselessly make our every word clear and transparent, ruins all alterity and otherness. In The Transparency Society Han writes...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
...—raise “a black flag” over Rome’s “desolate ruins” (122), Germania has to develop partisan tactics. This, however, demands a new kind of love for one’s home. Hermann’s first proposal: as soon as Varus marches in with his three legions, all Germanic princes are to pursue a Scorched Earth strategy...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... identify the means of rebuilding a ruined world (i.e., the European Union). This obviously does not fit well with his liquid modernity approach, but it is the kind of realism that might be expected from a man who spent the first two decades of his career in the tough school of Polish military and civilian...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... previously protected by them. Thus state borders lie in ruins because of the drone’s disregard of sovereignty and laws of war, changing our very existence. Building on a commonly used metaphor to describe the nature of the drone’s presence on society, Shaw compares life under the rule of the Predator...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Figure 1   Banlieue ruin. Photograph by author Figure 1 . Banlieue ruin. Photograph by author ...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 70–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... )—and many cities were in ruins. To counter this austerity, the 1951 Festival of Britain celebrated national renewal centered on the south bank of the Thames in London, site of the Festival Hall (designed by Hugh Casson) and the sculpture called the Skylon (by Hidalgo Moya, Philip Powell, and Felix...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... modernist planning and architecture ( Hatherley 2008 ). Avant-gardes relied on a privileged awareness of future social directions, that is, as leaders of society to a new dawn. Meanwhile, art relied increasingly on its market. Clark notes the ambiguities: The modernist past is a ruin, the logic of...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 359–370.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by the social sphere, since they are ruining it. And if they are ruining it, this means they are beyond this rationality, are outside it. They see it as something external to them, as a challenge they take up and push to its limits, to absurdity, to a point where it can only implode. The inertia of...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
...” ( Bennett 2010 : 105). The articles in this special section explore relations of affect through close examinations of specific landscapes, both real and imagined, from “below the threshold of note.” Ben Highmore's essay “Playgrounds and Bombsites: Postwar Britain's Ruined Landscapes” shows how, in...