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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... long after the Indonesian National Revolution had achieved its primary aim, political independence of the Republic of Indonesia, heir of the Dutch Empire; unfinished because they were to be published again and again, every printing and every reading creating other poems. The marble monuments...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 August 2010
... monuments and surrounding urban spaces serve not only to “document” these buildings as signifiers of civilizational difference but also to transform them into a form of currency (both real and symbolic) in the unequal economy of colonial exchange. At the same time that these buildings begin to circulate...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of the monument. Although it has been widely covered by numerous media, few serious studies on the monument as a work of art have been undertaken, and this article seeks to fill the gap. Second, it aims to advance an interpretation of the statue as a paradigmatic embodiment of intersubjective gaze that unsettles...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Kwon’s 489 Years , Jisun Shin’s Contemplating Landscape , and Youngjoo Cho’s DMG _ Demilitarized Goddesses (all of the 2015 Real DMZ Project ) challenge the DMZ’s allegedly safe and benign image. More important, Minouk Lim’s Monument 300 (2014) evolves from the audience’s process of finding imaginary...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 87–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
... iconography evolved into soft sculpture objects in cloth and paper. Their arrested ephemerality decenters the human subject, drawing attention to haunting absences in conventional stories of art, feminism, and nation. In comparison with the monumental work of Ai Weiwei 艾未未, who also created pieces in response...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
... on public discourse, historical chronologies, monuments, and music, the body of visual art about Thai state violence during the 1970s Cold War period raises some of the most relevant questions. Before the public articulation about the October 6, 1976, massacre was made possible by the twentieth anniversary...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., criminalizing the youth culture. In analyzing what sparked off this monumental culture clash, we find that rok's reimagination of nation as a community of peace and love caused the harsh reaction from the regime, whose doctrine of “national culture” was heavily influenced by the militaristic vision...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 819–828.
Published: 01 August 2000
... made the architectural history of this period, like the larger political history, difficult for Japanese historians to examine. Only in the 1980s have the major monuments of the Japanese colonial period been given attention by scholars...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1997
... government, which maintains the monument, updated the number of engraved names and suggested reasons for their incompleteness. First of all, it reported that since the opening ceremony, 1,968 new names had been added, but 56 names were...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 406–416.
Published: 01 May 1994
... monuments and tourist spots? He is in places where some of us have probably had pictures taken of ourselves. But we belong, and “he” quite obviously does not. The consequent jarring of the image is certainly intended by the photog...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
... of the wall was reframed in multiple media outlets as a monument for heroic resistance against for- eign invasion and rapidly found its place in the popular artworks produced throughout the war. The monumental image of the wall was therefore...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
... and mass graves have been preserved as historical sites in Binh Hoa alone. Kim Korea’s “Vietnam Question” 629 In Binh Hoa, Hoa Hiep Trung, and Thuy Bo there are three monuments that stand out because...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
...: The Birth of the Prison . New York : Vintage . Government of India . 1950 . White Paper on Indian States ( New Delhi : Manager Govt. of India Press . Guha-Thakurta Tapati . 2004 . Monuments, Objects, Histories: Institutions of Art in Colonial and Postcolonial India . Ranikhet, India...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 239–241.
Published: 01 February 2009
... an ein Monument der japanischen Sinologie” (“Who Was Takeuchi Yoshimi’s Lu Xun? Approaching a Monument of Japanese Sinology was awarded the JaDe-Prize 2003 and was published as a book in the same year by Iudicium. He was a Japanese Interpreter and a guest...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... promoted the destruction of socialist cityscapes — including architecture, monuments, parks, public housing, and communal centers — while endorsing privati- zation and capitalist redevelopment as key to the construction of modern Schwenkel...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1997
..., anniversaries, and monuments, its tragedies great and small. And when it comes to thinking about how scholarship should handle these political histories, the contribu- tors are remarkably consistent. Each voices frustration. They concur...
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positions (1997) 5 (3): 863–878.
Published: 01 August 1997
... the Enola Gay display proper, which was confined to a single gallery in a first-floor corner of the museum (Figure 3). To reach that gallery, visitors had to pass immense monuments that celebrate American technological achievement...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 801–802.
Published: 01 August 2003
.... Darrell W. Davis teaches film history and Asian cinema at the University of New South Wales. He is the author of Picturing Japaneseness: Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film (1996). Lei Guang teaches political science...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 August 1993
... be reading this particular miniature landscape? At one level it speaks the totality of the nation in time and space; it offers to the viewer a surreal simultaneity of the architectural monuments of Chinese civilization over five millennia...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 329–369.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and of their measuring, signaling, and drawing hands. Their visions — both what they see and what they draw — are mediated by binoculars and compasses, and the silhouette of a soldier with a gun and the cut-­in of a monument to twenty-­seven combat martyrs...