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Cultural Politics (1 July 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 that...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... thing itself in favor of flat images. In conclusion, the article explains that this is the future of new media culture—the twenty-first-century dystopia of the negative abyss. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 negative abyss absolute surface squared/negative horizon media culture selfie...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 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...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
...” ambience that third wave feminism has sought to shake (as Sara Ahmed  argues). Those photographers whose work can be seen as anticipating and engaging with this development through their concentration on the individual self, such as Francesca Woodman (in her proto-“selfies”) and Nan Goldin (the...
Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 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 relationships...
Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
... media is saturated with images of criminality, from mug shots and e-fits 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...
Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 339–354.
Published: 01 November 2016
... daily grind, of the tedium of caretaking (say, of sharing energies with beloved 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...