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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 1   Robert M. Bednar, Sign/shrine, NM-518 North, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA, December 2010. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 1 . Robert M. Bednar, Sign/shrine, NM-518 North, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA, December 2010. Photograph courtesy of the author More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 201–220.
Published: 01 July 2008
... contemplate, in light of Baudrillard’s death in March 2007, the posthumous meaning of his cultural and theoretical endeavors and his efforts to enhance our understanding and appreciation of visual culture. Attention is paid to the central theme of the sign, both literally and theoretically, and to the...
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Published: 01 November 2010
Figure 5 No signs of emergency in an emergency tent at el-Shams. March 2, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). Figure 5. No signs of emergency in an emergency tent at el-Shams. March 2, 2007 (Photograph: A. Koensler). More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 2 “Vive la Vie!” Some of the signed letters, postcards, and Christmas cards from Paul Virilio to John Armitage. Photograph by Joanne Roberts. Figure 2. “Vive la Vie!” Some of the signed letters, postcards, and Christmas cards from Paul Virilio to John Armitage. Photograph by Joanne More
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the cinematic apparatus. By withdrawing from the production of the image, Keiller suggests that the absence of a sign always functions as the sign of an absence. © 2016 Duke University Press 2016 Patrick Keiller spatial fiction Henri Lefebvre absence cinematic space The works of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 183–200.
Published: 01 July 2008
... 11, 2001. This article addresses the question of whether the attacks were a sign of strength, or rather a symptom of ultimate despair. The article first engages with and develops a critique of Baudrillard’s contention that the dominant Western order, which is based on the extrapolation of Good and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 163–183.
Published: 01 July 2015
... or at least decode. Mosse engages the critical points at which given sign systems break down, become porous or malleable, and where glitches and short circuits upset our blasé habits and routines of consumption. His installations pose questions about how we read meaning in the texts and images that...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Mike Gane Baudrillard's theories developed dramatically over his intellectual career of forty years, and throughout these years he contributed considerably to the thematic of cultural fetishism. Consistent with his conception of the consumer society, he developed the notion of sign-fetishism, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
... figural is the matrix of Lyotard's broader notion of philosophy but also the sign of Gilles Deleuze's conception of painting and Paul Valéry's essays on drawing. In this sense, the figural is a generic concept applicable to all reflection on the sensible that temporarily abandons the structuring power of...
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Published: 01 November 2007
Project,” hybridizes painting and agitprop practices. The mural appears “naturalized” in its Harlem location because it uses processes (hand painting and screenprints) and sign systems (historical resistance graphics) that are readily legible. Carrie Moyer, “Façade Project,” 2004. Wheatpasted silk More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 249–254.
Published: 01 July 2007
... signs, and homemade arrangements of goods, serve as a documentation of urban life at the end of the twentieth century. Analogue will premiere in 2007 at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio. The exhibition will travel to Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany; Villa Arson, Nice, France; and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 337–356.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Figure 1   Robert M. Bednar, Sign/shrine, NM-518 North, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA, December 2010. Photograph courtesy of the author Figure 1 . Robert M. Bednar, Sign/shrine, NM-518 North, near Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA, December 2010. Photograph courtesy of the author ...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 2   A painted wall mural, artist unknown, on the exterior of a local wall becomes the visible sign of a recent unbroken history of democratically elected communism in Kerala since 1957. Politics can still be seen manifested in the faded hammer-and-sickle murals of Fort Kochi, now covered More
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 105–119.
Published: 01 March 2014
... culture, this essay contemplates the limits of a postfeminist media climate when the signs of sexism and inequality have been irrevocably severed from the referent woman and women are recast as empowered subjects. To map what a feminist-Baudrillardian approach to postfeminist media images might look...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 381–392.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Project,” hybridizes painting and agitprop practices. The mural appears “naturalized” in its Harlem location because it uses processes (hand painting and screenprints) and sign systems (historical resistance graphics) that are readily legible. Carrie Moyer, “Façade Project,” 2004. Wheatpasted silk...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 315–325.
Published: 01 November 2017
... , a notion foreign to a president who relies on “alternative facts.” The creativity and originality of the signs impressed us, at turns inspiring and clever, provocative and eloquent—everything from children’s bright crayon scribbles to excerpts from Emma Lazarus’s sonnet, “Give me your tired, your...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 134–138.
Published: 01 March 2015
... desires, perception, and imagination. As Kroker notes, if everything seems to increasingly operate today under the sign of the “neuro” (neuromarketing, neuropolitics, neurophilosophy, etc.), this is because the regime of computation is leading us toward a future where “biogenetic dreams of brain...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 March 2018
... defining and imagining the body and the mind. Early metal paintings combined technological representations of the body—molecules, helixes, EKG and EEG patterns, and sound waves—with morphed pharmaceutical logos. By collaging colored industrial sign–vinyl on powder-coated aluminum rectangles, I wanted to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 301–314.
Published: 01 November 2015
... transposed this Japanese experience into the theoretical fiction published as L’Empire des signes ( Empire of Signs ) in 1970, Barthes seemed to find a kind of liberation in the encounter with a seductive surface of signifiers that appeared to have no transcendental underpinning. As Edmund White put it...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 July 2005
... equally inexplicable pier consisting of theatrical arrays of pipes. Opposite this were low wooden buildings, fenced off, and a sign “Scottish NATO Pol Depots Loch Striven Installation.” The road soon stopped near a small wooden jetty with its own sign “Authorised Personnel ONLY.” The typeface was slightly...