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Cultural Politics (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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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 More
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 184–201.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of despotism, economy, and voluntary servitude. Discussing this nexus in an ancient context, the article turns to The Circle , a dystopic novel from 2013, which elaborates on how the attempt at creating a transparent society results in the perversion of democracy to the point where a despotism fueled...
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Cultural Politics (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 (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...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 389–403.
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 ...
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Cultural Politics (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...
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Cultural Politics (2010) 6 (3): 287–302.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to the nexus of power and secrecy that lies, for Canetti, at the heart of the paradox of paranoia as a form of state murder-suicide. Recall that secrecy and transparency exist, in Canetti's logic, in an inverse relationship: the secrecy of the ruler increases disproportionately to the transparency of the ruled...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of generalized transparency and accountability in the developed world is unable to recognize evil in this way as a structuring principle but, in thus seeking to deny the very existence of evil, it creates the conditions of possibility for a massive, and for Baudrillard inevitable, reversion of the negative...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2014
...” that is nevertheless premised on measures of equivalence that enable comparison. The last three decades have seen an exponential growth of such systems of ranking and rating across many professional sectors, inaugurating an “audit explosion” ( Power 1994 ) in which endemic demands for accountability, transparency...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 July 2017
... digital condition, by 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...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 144–157.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the two: the phantasmatic figure is always visible across discursive formulations and every discourse is deconstructable because, in the end, its transparency and the regularity of its formulation are themselves traversed by a figural desire. The work of deconstruction displays the points of resistance...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 137–138.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Paul Virilio; Chris Turner Wherever I’m living, I always push my desk and chair up to the window. Being incapable of any great interest in the interior layout, I turn, as soon as I’m able, to the gaping void, the transparency of the outside. If I could, I’d install a bow window...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 119–134.
Published: 01 March 2005
... technologies. This episode points to some of the confusion that shrouds the use of images in the mass media. If issues of transparency and neutrality are central to photojournalism and its self-described mission, does it make sense for journalists to make claims of transparency – allowing the facts...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (1): 23–26.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and transparency: tearing off the women’s veils or hooding the men to make them seem more naked, more obscene . . . This whole masquerade that tops off the ignominy of war, going so far as the literal travestying – in what is the most ferocious image (the most ferocious for America), because it stirs up most...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... ). 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, images and video, legal documents, project websites, proposals, reports and more...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (1): 123–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... of humor in his eerie speculation on completely transparent human beings, Lingis examines the various limits and excesses of our efforts to convey and experience the range of human thoughts and imaginations. The most dramatic limit and excess of the irrevocable appear in the subtitle: “A Philosophy...
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Cultural Politics (2015) 11 (1): 100–110.
Published: 01 March 2015
... such as 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...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (3): 302–313.
Published: 01 November 2021
... playing around with an overhead projector—the old-fashioned kind, which uses transparency sheets. I would photocopy sketchbook drawings, as well as borrowed images and textile designs from my collection of art books, onto transparent paper. The overhead projector lends itself to the mirror image...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 263–279.
Published: 01 November 2013
... aspires to be a “utopia of transparency,” a space in which “pure publicity and full disclosure” enable the individual, via the articulation of rationally debated opinion, to exercise a degree of political power ( Johnson 2001 : 97). However, this understanding of the public sphere as a transparent...
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