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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Clare Birchall While the choice between secrecy and transparency has political and cultural salience, this paper questions the logic of such an opposition. Through a consideration of the different attitudes towards secrecy embedded in the Bush and Obama administrations, this paper argues that both...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 95–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
...)communicative communist pedagogy that is oriented against communicative capitalism. We show that there is a taut connection between capitalism and democracy that consists of a shared logic, pedagogy, and aesthetic that revolves around communication, inclusion, and transparency. Without grasping this aesthetic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
Published: 01 November 2014
... completed in 1991. It was famous at the time it was built for its transparent ethos and its clear, easy access from landside to airside. Stansted’s architecture has subsequently been transformed by the logic of queuing tape, not just at check-in and security, but throughout the building. Foster’s Stansted...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Philipp Von Hilgers The “black box” has become a common term for diverse kinds of opacities of modern society often at odds with values of enlightenment and transparency. Investigating the history of the black box one discovers that at a time when cybernetics was seen as the leading science, an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jeremy Bell The Transparency Society , by Han Byung-Chul , translated by Butler Erik , Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2015 , 72 pp, $12.99 paperback, ISBN: 978-0804794602 The Burnout Society , by Han Byung-Chul , translated by Butler Erik , Stanford, CA...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 4 The check-in and baggage-drop area at Stansted Airport, before refurbishment in 2006, showing glass, as a symbol of the idea of transparency, imagined as lending the image of openness, democracy, and freedom. Courtesy Adam Sharr Figure 4. The check-in and baggage-drop area at Stansted More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... borrowing from Dan Graham’s pavilion artwork—steel-and-glass structures that invite viewers to actively expose themselves in the process of mirroring transparencies and reconfigured reflections within a given space. To illustrate the extent to which citizens freely surrender their right to privacy and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... justify keeping secrets. This covert sphere expands into the public sphere in an inverse relationship: the more secretive the ruler, the more the ruler calls for unhindered transparency of the ruled. A paranoid political system becomes based on the enforced delegation of judgment to those who have access...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... prepared to die by the image playback. The Americans are learning this, and will continue to learn it, by bitter experience. And this despite all the “democratic” subterfuge and despite a despairing simulacrum of transparency commensurate with the despairing simulacrum of military power. Who committed...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... article focuses on the problem of evil in the work of both authors. Both Baudrillard and Dantec see evil as a systemic necessity: any system of production, they argue, must produce an excess that threatens that system and becomes its destructive obverse side. The current system of generalized transparency...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... 1981 as a book of seventy-one images: “Nicaragua: June 1978-July 1979” – a form that straddles reportage and art. In terms of reportage, it is of a genre of war photography that adheres to the ideal of “transparency”; in terms of artistic expression, it is the product of a skilled practitioner with...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
... endemic demands for accountability, transparency, and efficiency feature as the economic and moral imperatives of neoliberal reason. The concept of audit, now “broken loose from its moorings in finance and accounting,” has acquired an expanded presence that “gives it the power of a descriptor seemingly...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 219–226.
Published: 01 July 2013
... were involved in a duet with myself. After Berlin, I continued to work on my watercolors. I began to feel that they possessed some of the qualities of a photograph: contrasts of tone and transparency suggested to me shutter speed, focus, and depth of field. The contrasts suggest an image coming into...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... which the current A+T project derives much of its inspiration ( Tuchman 1971 ). The new lab, the LACMA website explains, is “inspired by the transparency” of the original program and offers full digital disclosure of all the lab’s work, “including code and data, essays, event and lecture transcripts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
... and spatiality? The figural designates the gesture that breaks through language and reveals its purely visual forms. This aspect of signification, argues Lyotard, cannot be reduced to the logic of discourse, to its communicability and transparency, because language requires regularity, and desire is a...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 346–360.
Published: 01 November 2015
... remaining tissue becomes transparent, leaving the vividly dyed red and blue bones and cartilage. The final specimens look like brightly colored x-rays, revealing the complex architectural anatomy of these beautiful and disappearing species. Figure 1 RIP Batfish and Butterflyfish Figure 1. RIP Batfish...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 190–201.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in the images needs to change. The white of the image is the white of paper—the flat ground: transparent and opaque at once. There is a succession of experiments with materials; there must be a new ground on which the ink will gain fluidity, from which gesture and mark can work together precariously...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 303–305.
Published: 01 November 2017
... modernity much more than a branding device indicating a Bauman product? What have we gained in analytical penetrative power by adding the word liquid to the familiar idea of modernity? Bauman’s formulation seems to indicate a continuing condition of transparent formlessness, one that needs a penetrating...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Transparent Earth, a project combining weather-hacking and artificial lightning to create the conditions in which synesthetic televisual mapping of the first five kilometers under the earth’s crust can occur, and the very remote-sensing Mercury, Mentor, Magnum, and Advanced Orion eavesdropping satellites in...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 November 2015
... transparency structured the media representation of the story and the construction of the scientists involved (124), and argues, furthermore, that the scandal cannot really be understood independently of the generative power of neoliberal or rational choice logics and the antipolitical dynamics of...