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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1 Hachemi (Imad Maalal) contemplating the open sea. Man of Ashes , dir. Nouri Bouzid, 1986 Figure 1. Hachemi (Imad Maalal) contemplating the open sea. Man of Ashes, dir. Nouri Bouzid, 1986 More
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Published: 01 March 2015
Figure 5 On Fridays, Palestinians bring their horses to the sea for a bath. South of Gaza City Figure 5. On Fridays, Palestinians bring their horses to the sea for a bath. South of Gaza City More
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 4 A Venetian Duke with doge meme text superimposed, 2014. Until 2010, the search term “doge” would result in images of the medieval doge rather than images of shiba inus. volidity-report.blogspot.com/2014/01/venetian-doge.html . Courtesy Herrence Meritocracy Figure 4. A Venetian Duke wit... More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 8   The Ship of Tarshish , by the Indian artist Prasad Raghavan at Aspinwall House. The title alludes to a Hebrew biblical reference to a place or city between which there was trade by sea. The backdrop to the sculpture is the country's newest international container terminal in More
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Published: 01 July 2006
Plate 3: Haiti , 1959 (for Aristide, Stan Goff, and my father), “The US military mission in Haiti, to train the troops of noted dictator Francois Duvalier, used its air, sea and ground power to smash an attempt to overthrow Duvalier by a small group of Haitians aided by some Cubans and other More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 89–99.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Figure 5 On Fridays, Palestinians bring their horses to the sea for a bath. South of Gaza City Figure 5. On Fridays, Palestinians bring their horses to the sea for a bath. South of Gaza City ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 287–299.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sustainable consumption Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide wide sea! —Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” In public and academic debate, the cultural politics of food continues to be a powerful if conflicting site where forms of state policy, as well as...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 4   Dragonfish , a painted wall mural by Indian artist Anpu Varkey, becomes a marker of India's absorption of contemporary, non-Indian art forms. It has a considered placement on the sea-facing wall of the eighteenth-century dockside store Pepper House, making the ancient fish motif More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... began as a foray into technomythology. I wanted to conjure the sea beast from the submarine, the damselfly from the helicopter. I once had a Sea King helicopter fly very low over me while I was walking alone in the English countryside. It turned out that the helicopter was preparing to land in a village...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 137–138.
Published: 01 July 2019
.... If I could, I’d install a bow window, a windscreen suspended above the Square de Châtillon, on the fifth floor—an altitude conducive to travel, to long- haul theoretical journeys. Similarly, as soon as I go away or take time off, my destination is the sea. Or, rather, the coast . As the...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Karnataka before being shipped down the coast by sea. This work addresses the issue of colonialism while echoing the surrounding architecture of the colonial-era spice warehouse it is housed within. The legacy of abandoned buildings utilized by the Kochi-Muziris Biennale attests to the visible history of More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2011
... pirate ( pirata ) became an agent of chaos from a chaotic zone, the sea – a churning realm governed by the law of nature rather than by the laws of the state. The sea was both a commons, open to all and resistant to claims of personal ownership, and a wild creature capable of becoming ferocious at any...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 184–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of these stories came not from the shores of Australia, where asylum processing had effectively been outsourced already, but from the central Mediterranean, where historically high numbers of people attempted perilous journeys, resulting in historically high rates of deaths at sea ( Brian and Laczko...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ). Regardless, BP applied these dispersants in deep sea as well as to surface water. Normal currents spread the contaminants throughout the region, eventually coating thousands of kilometers of the gulf floor with toxic sludge and impacting over one thousand miles of fragile estuary ecosystems and beaches. A...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 March 2018
... outdated. Previously wars were fought on land, at sea, or in the sky; now another arena has emerged because of the increased use of drones, a technical “droneworld.” This world shrinks military bases into a “technogeography” of endless fiber optics, satellites in the sky, and small control centers that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 344–353.
Published: 01 November 2018
... bare-knuckles strongman paradigm of the winner takes all created by a self-perpetuating elite caste of mega winners while transforming everyone else into an increasingly desperate sea of losers. How did the world turn upside down so quickly while we weren’t paying much attention? Truth has been...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 395–406.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the modern heimat novel. “The Baltic, restless Wehrmacht gray,” 12 Gravity’s Rainbow —the German-American novel of this war—casually notes (245). Once there may have been differences between land and sea: here, the “shadowless paths of the sea,” as [Friedrich] Hölderlin notes; 13 there...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Figure 8   The Ship of Tarshish , by the Indian artist Prasad Raghavan at Aspinwall House. The title alludes to a Hebrew biblical reference to a place or city between which there was trade by sea. The backdrop to the sculpture is the country's newest international container terminal in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... this last frontier, its own horizon. PV: There are two horizons: one horizontal, delineated by sea, and the other vertical, drawn by the sky. On the beach, you see both. It's the end of the world. That's where I wanted to end my days. Because I believe in eternity. I don't believe in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 59–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
... discusses the classical origin and various uses of the concept of “the sublime” up through Kant's example of a vast and stormy sea, where one overcomes the abject fear of drowning by conceptualizing one's distinctness from that sea. Then in the nineteenth century, the notion of the sublime gave rise to the...