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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2007
... certain circumstances, McEwan's novel may not merely evoke a traumatic encounter but may also be productive of symptoms associated with this experience in their actuality. © BERG 2007 PRINTED IN THE UK 2007 Ian McEwan Atonement speed trauma reading In a recent radio interview, the British...
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Cultural Politics (2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Eftychia Mikelli My article explores the implications of rapid movement in Jack Kerouac's On the Road both on a literary and a political level, while drawing on Paul Virilio's work on speed and acceleration. The article examines the nature of the main characters' impetus for perpetual motion and...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... means that he eschews empirical elaboration, and his fixation on the political economy of speed proceeds without reference to a political economy of wealth. This asymmetry results in grand theorizing about general conditions that do not exist, and it overlooks the ways in which accidents, crises, and...
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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 4 Check You Speed 3 Balls , 2005. Oil stick on linen, 83×40 in. Courtesy of the artist Figure 4. Check You Speed 3 Balls, 2005. Oil stick on linen, 83×40 in. Courtesy of the artist More
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 335–358.
Published: 01 November 2009
... capital has also created immense “virtual” spatio-temporalities based on the Internet that are almost wholly commodified. Moreover, these spatio-temporalities, both virtual and real-world, function at accelerated speeds, a “network speed” to produce forms of culture-production and consumption that no...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Garry Whannel This paper examines the transformation of news as a cultural commodity and a social process by the expansion in the range, volume, and circulation speed of media production. It introduces the concept of vortextuality and illustrates the vortextual effect with reference to the coverage...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 199–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Ingrid M. Hoofd This article suggests that the humanist aporia, which is productively at work in the Indymedia project, has become a main ingredient of technological acceleration under neoliberalism. The article draws out Indymedia's response and relation to what it will call “speed-elitism” by...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2007
...John Beck Richard C. Sarafian's Vanishing Point (1971) is the apotheosis of the Vietnam-era exploitation/arthouse existentialist road movies produced in the wake of Easy Rider. Vanishing Point is about speed and technology, surveillance and control, acceleration and catastrophe, roads, deserts, and...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 246–259.
Published: 01 July 2015
... means negotiating a material field created by the speeds of the global objects of communication. This article focuses on one aspect of the dromoeconomy, the users and producers of this system, the “dromospheric generation.” It explores the generation of the 2000s, users of screen-based digital...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 260–274.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... More specifically, in an “esoteric reading” of his work, read here through the optics of late medieval Neoplatonism, the article claims that the key to understanding Virilio’s work resides in a Neoplatonic metaphysics of light rather than a social-theoretics of speed. As such, it argues that Virilio is...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2017
... mathematical dimension of the final stage. The Fourier transform enables the conversion of sound events into periodicities with numerical values that can then be manipulated and converted back into sound events, even if there was no original source involved. The media access frequencies and operate at speeds...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 23–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
...John Beck; Paul Crosthwaite 1. The recent emergence of speed as a core concern among humanities and social sciences scholars in Britain, North America, and Australasia is clearly dependent in large part upon the increased availability and visibility of Virilio's writings in the Anglophone...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 381–384.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Daniel Fletcher Ambiguities of Activism: Alter-Globalism and the Imperatives of Speed , By Hoofd Ingrid M. , Oxon, UK : Routledge , 2012 , 148 pages, $112.45/£85.50 (hardcover) , ISBN: 978-0-415-62207-3 © 2013 Daniel Fletcher 2013 In his Direct Action: An Ethnography...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... previous findings, Virilio joins current critical debates about democracy, the city, citizenship, and place. He argues that their collective demise comes when communication travels electronically and more or less at the speed of light. The gap between an action or an instance of communication and its...
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Cultural Politics (2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... detection of the speed and scale of violence. The undetectable speed of algorithmic computer-driven calculation forms the conditions of international financial disaster that lead to obvious repercussions for financially vulnerable national populations, while on the other end of the speed continuum...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 201–209.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Enda McCaffrey © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. It is time to find an ecology of the media. —Paul Virilio, Desert Screen: War at the Speed of Light...
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Cultural Politics (2007) 3 (1): 95–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... the number of transistors on the same size chip doubles,” sometimes amended to “the power and speed of computing doubles about every two years, while the cost remains about the same.” Smaller, cheaper, better technology: the multiplying grains of rice that will finally overbalance the chessboard...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 377–380.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: “Anthropological Spaces”); 3. 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...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 July 2013
... violence of Richter's applications reflect the speed of our instant-everything mass communication culture. Richter's gestures are not the emotive ones of an expressionist revealing unconscious, mythical motivations; rather, they suggest the mechanical gestures of an artist who is carrying out one part in a...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (2): 210–221.
Published: 01 July 2015
... : Semiotext(e) . Virilio Paul . 2000 . “ The Twilight of the Grounds .” In The Desert , edited by Depardon Raymond Khemir Mounira Thesiger Wilfred Virilio Paul , 102 – 19 . London : Thames and Hudson . Virilio Paul . 2005 . Desert Screen: War at the Speed of Light...