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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 156–176.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Grant Bollmer; Katherine Guinness This essay draws on the work of Edmund Husserl and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, among others, to examine the relational politics of the selfie in digital culture. It argues that the selfie should be thought of not as the documentation of a “self” but as a practice...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... their own existence through their images, which look back at them every time they open their iPads. As John O’Neill (1991) notes in Plato’s Cave , televideo ergo sum—I am on-screen, therefore I am. How else can we explain the obsession with autophotography today—the selfie—but through this theory...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2022
... , and Thornham Helen . 2015 . “ Selfies beyond Self-Representation: The (Theoretical) F(r)ictions of a Practice .” Journal of Aesthetics and Culture 7 , no. 1 . https://doi.org/10.3402/jac.v7.28073 . Dillon Nancy . 2016 . “ Transgender Man in California Haircut Discrimination Beef Wins...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of shocking artworks, such as Hirst’s decaying flesh and large animals in formaldehyde, Emin’s sexually explicit images and narratives (think Polaroid selfies and detailed sexual encounters), and Perry’s paradoxical alter ego character, Claire. Brand Art Sensation was imagined as an advertising agency...
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Cultural Politics (2024) 20 (1): 112–135.
Published: 01 March 2024
... to cede anything in return to the drone's target, to the subjects who are seen or tracked or whose stories are being shared. “A political subjectivity that accounts for the drone,” Michael Richardson ( 2020 : 863) writes, “whether as selfie device or activist tool, would need to wrestle with radical...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... University Press . Hot Mess Lil Miss . 2015 . “ Selfies and Side-Eye: Drag Queens Take on Facebook .” Studies in Gender and Sexuality 16 ( 2 ): 144 – 46 . Howe Peter . 2005 . Paparazzi . New York : Artisan/Workman . “ I Miss the Old Terry .” Tumblr , www.tumblr.com/search/I...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (3): 473–479.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to high finance but also includes financialized social media as the process through which social and self-expression (via selfies and the like) is captured in the process of capitalist valorization. As Beller reminds us, the “soft” social currency of likes and shares is now readily leveraged...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... to selfies taken by inmates using smuggled mobile phones. 1 The role of such imagery and its widespread diffusion might seem obvious both in terms of the politics and the administration of fear it promotes and the age of selfsurveillance it embodies ( Massumi 1993; Virilio 2012) . Nevertheless, to assume...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 1–11.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Feelings , the show was a smash hit with those who saw it in person and on social media. It portrayed people at parties on the dance floor, hooking up or fun-arguing, in bed mid-threesome, dressed up and taking selfies, out with friends gossiping over drinks: ordinary scenes of social pleasures in the city...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to correct them. But by late March the Quad had been depopulated by the novel coronavirus, making it easy to spot the single girl taking a selfie. She stood out in her solitude but also by her garb: black Doc Martens, black jeans, black T-shirt, accessorized by a black N95 mask. When she turned...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... and Farage present the image of having “made it.” The images are not selfies or “groupies”; there is no besuited arm bending out to the camera from the group. But neither are they institutional or professionally produced shots. They are personal photography: they are of a genre that connotes close...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... souls in asylums or nursing homes, or of doing pro bono work in homeless shelters). Is it possible to remove the dross from care so as to make it a term that rallies the passions for the other in an era of the selfie, of the “me/I” or “ moi/je ” where the first-person singular holds sway? Care...
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Cultural Politics (2022) 18 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 March 2022
... ), a growing area of scholarship is exploring how postfeminism plays out in other contexts. Critical scholars are showing how hyperfeminine self-styling and sensibilities take shape in contexts like Lagos, Nigeria (Dosekun 2020 ), in Bollywood, India's film industry (Chatterjee 2014 ), and in selfies...
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Cultural Politics (2023) 19 (2): 241–260.
Published: 01 July 2023
... team jersey. In the video, the artist interacts with a group of Black and Brown Colombian kids from the neighborhood; he shakes hands, exchanges high fives, and takes selfies with them. The video presents a glimpse of Las Comunas's young dwellers’ daily lives; we watch them walking up and down...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
... usually presents it as urban adventurism, a mode of pleasurable self-endangerment in which outlaws make unsecured ascents to architectural high altitude, partly for the adrenaline and partly for the fame they get from posting death-defying selfies on social media. Developing Stephen Lyng’s (2004) notion...
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