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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... will be illuminated. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Contrasting femininities on the streets of Hanoi. Photo by Christina Schwenkel Figure 1 Renova “makeover.” Photo by Erik Harms Ho Chi Minh City’s Beauty Regime: Haptic Technologies of the Self in the New Millennium Nina Hien...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in Chinese, Hong Kong, and Philippine cinema are explored here, each demonstrating differing inflections in relation to digitization, finance capital, gender performativity, and generic style. Haptic mapping, the rapidly oscillating gender of the “female” martial artist, the transcendent “male” virtuosic...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 659–681.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of the intimately embodied vision, haptic camera, reflexive performances, as well as subjectivized editing strategies manifest in their works, I demonstrate that Shi and Cui not only present alternative perspectives on identity issues from inside the queer communities but, more significantly, they practice a boldly...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 361–396.
Published: 01 May 2019
... with her affective, nondual consciousness, which (perhaps ironically) resembles scientific eyes that capture the everyday’s physical textures. Second, for this reason, the images are almost always sensual (affective) (e.g., embodied with a sense of touch and proprioception) or “haptic” (Laura Marks...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 337–341.
Published: 01 May 2016
... notions of imaginary community of print capitalism rests on Tausig’s insistence that we accept corporeal, haptic affect. Sympathetic resonances to the social divi- sions (class, probably gender, no doubt regional) that sound conveys are part...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 2015
... 2015 122 power of the hateful visual images — could only fall flat in a world where digitalization makes representation fundamentally contextless. In a situa- tion in which haptic commitment...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 February 2017
... narratives. Commodity saturation is attended by a reinvigorated naturalism as reality is brought close to haptic perception rather than presented through perspective-­based templates. Ranjani Mazumdar in her study of Bombay...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., super- imposed layers of tombstones crowd the frame. While the Malipo tomb- stones are uniform in height and shape and laid out in straight, uniform rows, Lei digitally varied their size to create an overlapping pattern of haptic replication. Some recede into the background and others rise...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 701–727.
Published: 01 November 2020
... body: beaded with sweat, he is perfectly balanced while doing a one- arm vertical pushup ( g. 2). Elongated to frame his ideal body shape, the panel encourages additional scrolling or screen touching. Intensifying the viewers voyeuristic gaze, the image also facilitates their haptic response. At once...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 511–552.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., to acquire a distracted gaze, and demands an intensely corporeal and haptic form of consumption. The primacy of tactility and corporeality in modern perceptual experi- ence inaugurates the reinstallment of the “mimetic faculty” as an essential...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 161–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... 69. Walter Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” in Illumina- tions, ed. Hannah Arendt, trans. Harry Zohn (New York: Schocken, 1969), 222; Antonia Lant, “Haptical Cinema,” October 74 (Fall 1995): 72; Giuliana Bruno, Atlas...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of a haptic space. Daily (2009, 400 × 30 × 280 cm) is a public art piece. More than 2,000 glass bricks were inserted with daily objects collected from local residents, Lai Potentialities of Women Art- Makers 265 set up on Prince Boulevard, Chiayi, Taiwan. The work was a permanent installation commissioned...