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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 158–169.
Published: 01 July 2013
... sublime Five Car Stud Perhaps nowhere in the mass of texts devoted to art and aesthetics bequeathed to us by Jean-François Lyotard are the complexities of writing about specific works of art more explicitly and imaginatively addressed than in a short text titled Pacific Wall ( Le mur du pacifique...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 4   Dragonfish , a painted wall mural by Indian artist Anpu Varkey, becomes a marker of India's absorption of contemporary, non-Indian art forms. It has a considered placement on the sea-facing wall of the eighteenth-century dockside store Pepper House, making the ancient fish motif More
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Published: 01 November 2013
gesture becomes redolent of the kind of fringe conceptual or performance art that was missing from the actual biennale event, a gesture that Rancière might approve of. Photograph courtesy of the author 2012 Figure 6 . LOOKHERE, charcoal wall portraits of local Keralans by Australian artist Daniel More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
... some clues. This new series of photographs was made at RAF Coltishall in May 2007. Contemporary artists and archaeologists are collaborating in an interdisciplinary investigation of the site during its closure. © BERG 2008 PRINTED IN THE UK 2008 military airfields contemporary art wall art...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 155–172.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Laikwan Pang This article explores the meanings of the arts produced in the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement, using a reinterpretation of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy. It examines how these arts struggle with the tensions between politics and aesthetics. These arts are not only politically...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Uroš Čvoro; Chrisoula Lionis This article examines the use of humor in contemporary art from two nations understood as “peripheral” states within Europe: Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Focusing on the concepts of “locality” and “visibility,” this article makes clear the way artists from...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
... emerge as a peaceful, open, and postnational community, fortress Europe increasingly relies on a process of (re)walling, evoking the legacy of the camp and redrawing colonial boundaries. Europe’s borders serve as expressions of “necropower” and contemporary biopolitical attempts at subjugating and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 310–331.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Shannon Mattern For millennia, mud and its geologic analogues have bound together our media, urban, architectural, and environmental histories. Some of the first writing surfaces, clay and stone, were the same materials used to construct ancient city walls and buildings, whose facades also...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 July 2005
...John Street Arts prizes have become an increasingly prominent part of the cultural landscape, influencing not only the careers of individual artists but also the policies of cultural industries and cultural institutions. Despite this, relatively little detailed attention has been given to the arts...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 239–248.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Phyllis Galembo is Professor of Art at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Her photographs have been exhibited widely, including at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Fashion Institute of Technology (all in New...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 163–181.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Mark Chou In late 2011, the Wall Street Journal published a curiously titled editorial, “Democrats against Democracy.” Written by James Taranto, one of the Journal ’s conservative columnists, the piece documented a disturbing trend besetting democracy in America. Taranto claimed that American...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 296–312.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Figure 4   Dragonfish , a painted wall mural by Indian artist Anpu Varkey, becomes a marker of India's absorption of contemporary, non-Indian art forms. It has a considered placement on the sea-facing wall of the eighteenth-century dockside store Pepper House, making the ancient fish motif...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
... received individually. The art museum is, conventionally, a white- walled (or value-free) space where the contestations of the street are absent. Freee reintroduce a sense of contest to the gallery, in a way that reminds me (an art student in London from 1968 to 1971) of flower power, and an optimism that...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 283–306.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Marcia C. Inhorn As India becomes the center for global commercial surrogacy, infertile Indians themselves may be forced to seek assisted reproductive technology (ART) services elsewhere. The inability of Indian couples to access affordable, high-quality services in their home country may force...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Johanna Drucker In our image-saturated culture, can works of imaginative art have any impact? If so, then what is the critical concept within which their effect can be understood? This article makes use of a systems-theory approach in relation to a longer history of modernist criticism, proposing...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 212–218.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Jean-François Lyotard In this interview, originally given in 1988, Jean-François Lyotard discusses his then recently published book, Que Peindre? Adami, Arakawa, Buren ( What to Paint?: Adami, Arakawa, Buren ), situating it in the context of his broader interest in art and in terms of his...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 27–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... perspectives are probed: cultural politics ; cultural media histories ; the emotional excess ( jouissance, petit à ) of cultural politics; and the deep play mode of aesthetic judgement formed between the practical and ethical, between political economy and expressive art (including political drama), and...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Vikki Bell; Mario di Paolantonio The article considers the role that contemporary visual art and activist-artists have played in transitional Argentina, beginning from the premise that they might be understood as involved in the staging of a wide-ranging shift implied by the term transition. We...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 174–197.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Joseph R. Hartman This article reconnoiters a set of repeating images of “cubanness” in state-sponsored art, particularly seen in works created by and appropriated under the patronage of the dictator Gerardo Machado y Morales, in power 1925–33. The primary object of study is Havana’s Statue of the...