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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Lara C. W. Blanchard Cui Xiuwen (b. 1970) and Yu Hong (b. 1966) are contemporary Chinese artists whose images of women reflect a complicated gendered perspective. This article focuses on Cui’s LadiesRoom (2000) and Yu’s Female Writer (2004, from the series She ). Both can be construed as feminist...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and Mentha (1996 97), where the artist radically translocates the male body into women s sexual other, to be played with or gazed at. Her video project Ladies Room (1999) uses a hidden camera to capture private moments of sex workers in a restroom. The spatial juxtaposition between private and public...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 2000
...- nally intended. Traditionally mounted scrolls can be seen displayed on the papered walls of several eclectic-style rooms in the Ladies’ Graphic as well. With a lot of newwall space to cover and the richly decorated Victorian parlor as a standard...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 851–875.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... In the United States, the Viet Nam War is commonly considered the rst “living room” war, because of the growth of television sets in household families in the s and the televising of graphic war images to the public. Yet it is the newspa...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 727–769.
Published: 01 August 2010
... in the drawing room,” but this “halfway” implies also some sort of movement on the part of the viewer.6 Of course this movement, whose nature remains somewhat ambiguous, can be taken in the sense of variation in the relationship between consumption...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... common room, which included running commentaries on the program and a period when the group of girls would collectively perform yoga poses as taught on the show, while watching. Both examples situate viewership within a realm...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the inner room and not taught anything. So, even if there had been a woman as intel- ligent as Ongnyŏn, the world would have no way to know.”22 After a rather embroidered accolade to Ongnyŏn’s success, the narrator attributes Korean...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 65–86.
Published: 01 February 2020
... digital video art piece Xishoujian (Ladies Room; 2000), Cui penetrates the intimate space of a women s washroom to expose the living conditions of call girls in China. In another oil painting titled Tianshi (Angel; 2006), Cui illustrates adolescent girls transitioning through puberty, using pictorial...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
... the clock, so swings the latch key that locks me within the brick-roomed asylum that crowns the San Francisco hill. In disgrace, I stand trial for bartered women of my...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000
... a lane and tang the front room of a house, longtang either refers to a lane that connects houses or a group of houses connected by lanes. Longtang however might not be so explicit as lilong for the li in lilong means neighborhood. People living...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 365–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
...” or lacking filial loyalty, as in a scene between mother and son inCrying Ladies (fig. 2). In the back room of the funeral parlor in which the wake of Wilson’s father is being held, Wilson’s mother starts to fret that the Buddhist monks have not yet...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 335–345.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and the priest’s temporary room. As the condition of a miracle’s possibility, mysticism, or belief in an ambit beyond rationality, is aestheticized as corruptive. In turn, the affect of belief, whether hysterical as in Himala, or ritualistically devotional...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 318–355.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of studying Chinese. I visited the Victoria and Albert Museum for the first time, and there in a large room titled “Far Eastern Art” I was enthralled to see a great carved lacquer seat, labeled “Throne of the Emperor Ch’ien-lung.” While the uniformed...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
...: enjoying dessert concoctions, stroking her body with flowers, or awaiting a lover in a hotel room. The point, however, is not to positions 23:3  August 2015 500 Figure 2  Nakamura...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 255–275.
Published: 01 February 1997
..., ephemeral woman leading me through the courtyard to the taech’hg-maru,or wooden veranda, the one room of a traditional-style house where all family members could meet regardless of age, generation, or sex. Now turned into a living room...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., a private garden with lake rocks, or a room with elegant furniture. Regardless of the difference in social standing of the women being photographed, the emphasis seems to be on the visual representation of the verisimilitude...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 51–69.
Published: 01 February 1999
... are fixed on a height attainable only in flight; our bare feet stand on the searing, obdurate earth, and yet we have lost the direction mankind ought to have. In the dark room, streetlight spilled a little brightness in through the glass...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1067–1093.
Published: 01 November 2012
... see Gwendolyn across the room, they are immediately impressed with her beauty and speculate wildly on her racial background: “What country could she possibly be from?” Shibayama asked again. “With black eyes like...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 834–862.
Published: 01 August 1997
... that was strictly organized by height, I was invariably seated at the very back of the room. In my childish imaginings I thought they were gaping in awe at the sight of a child whose nation had built the astounding weapon...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 591–603.
Published: 01 August 2000
... the colonial mentality through commodified representations of Japan’s orientalizing and occidentalizing view of its others. The triangulated relationship in this case manifests itself in Western-style reception rooms. Magazines like Fujin gah¯o...