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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Anita Wen-Shin Chang Marking a notable achievement in Taiwanese cinema, Fishing Luck ( Deng dai fei yu ), the first feature narrative film set on Taiwan's Orchid Island, home to the Tao Aborigines, premiered in 2005 at the Twelfth Women Make Waves film festival in Taipei. It was also the first...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 51–87.
Published: 01 February 2010
... the 1930s, and that archive's reorganization in the form of an exhibition in Seoul in 2004. Uchida investigated “native Korean fish” for the colonial government for fifteen years beginning in 1927. He employed photography especially for identifying and historicizing the life of the native Korean fish...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 475–488.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Midori Yoshimoto Tabe Mitsuko (b. 1933) was one of the principal members of Kyūshū-ha (Kyūshū school), an avant-garde artist collective that was founded in Fukuoka in 1957 and lasted until about 1970. Tabe's early paintings, such as Anger of Fish Tribes ( Gyozoku no Ikari , 1957), using asphalt...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 201–223.
Published: 01 February 1999
... of the room. Several artists videotape the performance. lvanova I Ambiguity, Absurdity, and Self-creation in the Art of Ma Liuming 209 Figures 3 and 4 Fen-Ma Liming, 1993. The sound of heavy breathing is supposed to be that of a live fish, which he...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 659–681.
Published: 01 August 2013
... it is in real life) are covered with her paint- ings and photography that feature nude female bodies, shaved scalps, babies, flowers, spider webs, corn, water, and fish. The movements she chooses to depict about the female bodies are mainly striding...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
... The aesthetic style resembles a sober documentary, with contemplative narration over gracefully crafted images. In the story, a determined and calm fisherman struggles against the hardships of the sea. Clusters of icons such as a fisherman’s hat, a fishing...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
....” The fish sold at the Naga Saki, which are collected off the coast of Orchid Island where a U.S. nuclear bomb lost at sea has contaminated the water, set into motion the main events in Fresh Kill’s elaborate, conspiratorial plotline. Transnational...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to knowing and showing history? In Gyewon Kim’s “Unpacking the Archive: Ichthyology, Photography, and the Archival Record in Japan and Korea,” the ostensible objects of anal- ysis are banal photographs of fish. What Kim...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 71–91.
Published: 01 February 2004
... and promised to solve the problems of the Assembly of the Poor, including the Pak Mun case. After several rounds of negotiation, the government agreed to open the sluice gates to study how opening the gates would affect the environment, or whether fish...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 431–456.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of human souls trapped in fish bodies until she heard a song she recognized as the song her mother had sung when she was still in the womb. “Mama!” she cried, and caught her parents with strips of long cloth that she tied around her waist...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... from other paramount issues? We know that the island dispute is not a dispute over an island. No immediate solution to the dispute exists, and that is why the knots of histories, of antagonisms, and contradictions demand our scrutiny and unraveling. For example, if the question is about fishing rights...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... This is why I tried documentaries. Some were grounded in direct, everyday experi- ences, and others were experimental: Dyke March, Women Fifty Minutes, and Art-­Politics-­Life-­Sexuality. When I starred in Fish and Elephant, I treated the film simply...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
..., they teach me to fry fish and roast chickens, clean windows and dust floors, to sleep on an iron bedstead alone. 0 dreams of escape without end. Mine own Chinamen...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 259–261.
Published: 01 February 2008
... in a fishing town in southern Vietnam in 1977, two years after the close of the war. In 1979, he and his family escaped the country on a boat and were placed in a refugee camp in Malaysia. Eventually, the Danh family immigrated to the United States...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 509–537.
Published: 01 May 2004
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 671–676.
Published: 01 August 1993
... off the boy’s face Mother watched me weeping tubful of fish and squid for peddling on her head her feet bare, my mother...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
... during the time. Zhu Yong describes his deep affections for the barefoot doctor depicted in Chen Yanning’s New Doctor in the Fishing Village (fig. 1), which was posted on the wall of his family for many years in the seventies: “As the one who...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 373–404.
Published: 01 May 2006
... over fishing) between Russia and Japan, and, finally, a spontaneous threat by a couple of workers toward the captain. First we see the workers (sailors, factory hands, and fishermen) pre- pare the ship to leave the Japanese port and then retire...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 235–262.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Siu-keung Cheung 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Speaking Out: Days in the Lives of Three Hong Kong Cage Dwellers Siu-keung Cheung From its humble origin as a fishing village on a bit of barren granite, Hong Kong has been developed...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
... visual impact is enhanced bythestarkcontrastbetweenthebright,sunlitbodiesandthedarkunderside of the boat. Below to the right sits a small, distant photograph of men pulling in their net while fishing in the ocean; read in series, this photo...