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positions (2019) 27 (4): 653–685.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Inspired by Marc Augé’s theory of non-place, this essay critically examines the policy to create an eco-friendly image of the DMZ that became prevalent among public art projects such as Dreaming of Earth , proposed by sculptor Jaeeun Choi and renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, and the construction...
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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 (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... art since the prewar period, continued to cultivate the spirit of defiance against the establishment in the postwar art world. However, as a respected man of culture, he was also involved in a project of building the first national museum of modern art for the purpose of public enlightenment...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... operational modes of collectivism and explores how modern collectivism that centered on bijutsu dantai (art associations) helped create the art establishment and disseminate the idea of modernism among the general public, while fostering vanguard experimentalism that foresaw the collectivism of postwar art...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of surviving comfort women, and there is a growing literature on the history of comfort women in general. Being a contemporary work of art, however, the monument neither holds particular historical value, nor does it bear any physical resemblance to a specific comfort woman. It is, after all, a piece of public...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... art practices has been the exploration in 1990s independent film of the suppressed nonelite subjectivities in public housing. Some filmmakers took public housing to be a space separate from the commercial downtown, and they suggested that this space represents an ambivalent site of modernity in its...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Yurou Zhong Abstract Since its inception in 2002, the Beijing New Worker Band has become a representative art group formed by and dedicated to migrant workers. Changing its name three times in twenty years, the band has demonstrated a strong capacity to adapt to uncertain political tides...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 231–251.
Published: 01 February 2010
...- able distribution on the art market is powerfully promoted. Any interfer- ence with this process is driven back and any supportive element, includ- ing orientalist fantasy, is appropriated. The photographs for exhibition and publication...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and on television news programs hypervisualized the suffering while failing to capture the art- ists complex career trajectories as well as their own pleasures in the acts of performing. Images of the exploited Africans in the Burkinabe performers case reminded the public of how South Korea shamed itself...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Identical Twins (2003), a series of staged photographs of two young men dressed alternately in Japan's imperial military uniform and modern casual dress, posing in a jungle setting, coinciding with the public debates on Japan's possible involvement in the Iraq war in 2003. The author utilizes the ideas...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 671–672.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... Oscar V. Campomones is codirector of the Institute of Filipino Studies and a contributor to Inter-Ethnic Companion to Asian American Literature (I 997). Y. David Chung is currently completing several public art commissions in NYC, Los...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of national identity is engraved in all sorts of places, from the erudite confines of well-wrought literary works to the most imposing examples of public art. The architecture and urban layout of Taipei, for instance, read like a layered Rorschach test...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and practical when we assess Yin s creative career as a whole. Ecology emerged as an explicit theme in a number of Yin s earliest per- formance/public art pieces. In Xihe (Washing the River; 1995), for exam- ple, the artist invited passersby on the street of Chengdu (in Sichuan Prov- ince) to join her...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... be categorized. In other occasions, Leung s art- tactile horror bends toward the fantastic, such as in In Search of Insomnious Sheep (2004 7), Daily (2009), and Room 7, Block G, Mini- Building (2011). In Search of Insomnious Sheep is an interactive public installation and a live event. A mirror- finished...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 39–78.
Published: 01 February 2002
... shutai and taish¯o.Often inserting an equals sign between the words film and movement, they started with the assumption that such a public art form—so easily reproduced and presented to masses of strangers—was so rooted in the world that it could...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
... engages modern society, is one that confounds art. It can be argued that art is open to the public in many post-1945 societies. In Japan, for example, a staggering number of people saw such world treasures as Venus de Milo, the riches of King...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 417–449.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- ingly called “happenings,” “rituals,” “actions,” and “events.” Performance art in Japan between 1957 and 1970 is divided into five types, which roughly correspond to five types of performance collectives: (1) public demonstrations of art...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 451–473.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., stretching beyond that of fellow artists — the development of a nonspecialist, exhibition-­going public and of a commercial market.10 We would need to analyze venues and opportunities for display other than those provided by the salon and art groups...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 1931 1931-11 Publication of Wave of labor Dissolution of arts-based NAPF; formation of culture-based Nakamoto Takako’s disputes in Japan KOPF (Federacio de Proletaj Kurltur-organizoj Japanaj...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 489–490.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 2013 Contributors Maki Kaneko is an assistant professor in the Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas. Her recent publications include “Mukai Junkichi’s Transformation from a War...