1-20 of 33 Search Results for

spatial fiction

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (3): 263–278.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that the absence of human subjects allows the filmmaker to articulate a broader discourse on space, so that the films can be described as “spatial fictions.” Keiller, by aligning his work with various strands of utopian thinking on space—from the surrealists to Henri Lefebvre and the situationists—forces us...
FIGURES | View All (7)
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Jean Baudrillard (“Media Places”); 4. Marc Augé (“Non-Places”); 5. Paul Virilio (“Speed Space”); 6. Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari (“Space and Becoming”); 7. Bruno Latour (“Common Spaces”); and 8. Étienne Balibar (“Spatial Fictions” or “Fictional Spaces”: fortuitously, the contents and chapter...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 48–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... interested in understanding both how we reconstruct the past in the present, and how we construct the present for the future, through shifting private and public narratives. Sometimes this research leads me to construct a fiction or reconstruct a speculative history around documents or fragments, physical...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 March 2014
... or less all happening at the same time —all over the planet! That idea induces a bit of awe, for me anyway,” he confessed (quoted in National Geographic 2013 ; italics mine). The concept of simultaneity—generally understood as the temporal coincidence of two or more spatially separated events—has...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (2): 175–192.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... This article proposes instead another mode of constructing political narratives, that of figuration. It reclaims three specific figures to demonstrate how it might be possible to build a public sphere of “unwork.” The first is Bazlen, a fictional character of a writer who never wrote; the second...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
... (temporal and spatial) and so underlies both the technology of sensate manipulation as well as responses to it. The aim is to establish connections between the structures of fictional narrative and those of technical or scientific discourse. To this end we privilege specific works from two key authors: H.G...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
... Srpska, Banja Luka. Photograph by Drago Vejnović. Courtesy the artist. In an immediate sense, the work is about the shifting geopolitical spaces of Europe in the twenty-first century. Strike 1 maps the geopolitical paradoxes of the present by overlaying the spatial limits of Europe according...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 144–146.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Maria Flood Postcolonial Paris: Fictions of Intimacy in the City of Light , by Amine Laila , Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2018 , 256 pages, $44.95 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-299-31580-1 © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 March 2021
.../watch?v = AD6khyFbBcQ . Consider the video montage Transscalar Architecture of Covid-19 by Andrés Jaque and Ivan Munuera ( 2020 ). In their visual essay, a series of images define the spatial and visual politics of the recent pandemic. The fast-paced montage moves through scientific imaging...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 222–233.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., is not a face and does not even have a face. It has a head, because the head is an integral part of the body. It can even be reduced to its head. As a portraitist, Francis Bacon is a painter of heads and not of faces. There is a big difference between the two. For the face is a structured spatial organization...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the banlieusard who wanders through this ill-defined space without any clear sense of who he is, where he is heading, or why he is heading there. Herein we find the perfect representation of the spatial situation and psychological condition of the Roma or contemporary nomad: if the banlieue is itself a kind...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 277–298.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of modernity is a contemporary challenge. We need to elaborate a new analytical framework to bring out the dynamics of cultural confrontation in spatial proximity; a process that provokes, in spite of the asymmetrical relations of power and desire, a two-way exchange between Muslims and “indigenous” Europeans...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... to these crossings in order to encourage a reconsideration of European and German politics. The center’s burials are acts of dignifying forgotten death while negotiating the ways in which different histories and political position mirror and define each other. Becoming part of the nation is linked to the spatial...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... to the aesthetic, spatial, and financial dimensions of wealth and power. Questioning the super-rich, we suggest, provides an avenue for the study of power in society, how it is reproduced, and how global hierarchies may be shifting with the decentering of the West. To that end, the articles attempt to make visible...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... practice? Systems in opposition or systems in convergence, in the form of a state capitalism which increasingly dominates the world (not least in China, largely ignored in classic Cold War fiction)? The uncertainties embodied in these questions are reflected in the texts examined here. They share a sense...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 November 2007
... inclusion of the globe within a single imperialist/capitalist world system. Sloterdijk nonetheless argues that total inclusion is a fiction (p. 26). The Crystal Palace of global capitalism – to which we turn below – is at once an outside to another inside. In other words, from the perspective of those...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 92–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
... by the financial market. The formula mapped stock movements into a knowable stochastic equation. Traders could quantify and hedge against the unpredictable, rendering the stock market a space of riskless profit. However, the 2008 financial crash demonstrated the limits of spatial calculation. Taken together...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 July 2005
... to distribution is understandable. A media-based analysis of media cannot however afford this lacuna. The most convincing contemporary political economist of the media, Vincent Mosco (1996) deploys categories of commodification, spatialization and structuration as a basis for analyzing relations between...
FIGURES
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 March 2006
...” and fictional representations of urban terror; and the rise of specialist military research on cities. Graham makes a convincing case for research combining perspectives from urban studies (which has largely overlooked the long history of cities as sites of war) and international relations (which has considered...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... beyond all human thresholds. Kittler argues that the resulting ability to subvert and simulate human perception is the very definition of technical media. History’s first such time manipulation technology was, of course, writing, especially in the shape of an alphabet that assigns a spatial position...