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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., creating a complex view of visual representation and its means and methods. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Japanese photography Iraq War photography theory World War 2 Japanese stragglers indexicality and performativity “truth value” in photography spirit photography...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 287–329.
Published: 01 May 2001
... on Photography , trans. Richard Howard (New York: Hill and Wang, 1981), 97. On spirit photography, cinema, and specters, see Terry Cas- tle, “Phantasmagoria: Spectral Technology and the Metaphysics of Modern Reverie,” Critical Inquiry, 15...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 905–933.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to viewers to mourn the dead and demand their rights, could other images of the dead for example, as returning spirits conjure a dif- ferent and more direct notion of justice fed by the desire for vengeance? Rafael Photography and the Biopolitics of Fear 925 Dreams, or Phantasms of Revenge With so many...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 599–631.
Published: 01 August 2010
... a functional equivalence between Chinese civilization and that of the West. This essay examines the genealogy of this claim by situating Liang's work in relation to nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century practices of architectural photography. It argues that colonial photographs of Chinese architectural...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 633–670.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Yomi Braester The essay examines photography at Tiananmen from 1949 to the present. Personal mementos are placed within personal narratives and used as scaffolding for memory work. Documentary films juxtapose photography with other social practices at the square. Photography both conveys and shapes...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 May 2010
... are an extremely versatile artist, working simul- taneously in several fields, including film, photography, oil painting, and documentaries. Which work is your favorite piece? Which one do you think is the most representative? Which one is the most...
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positions 10441247.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Illness ) (2005a: 294 300). 15 It is important to note that Lu Xun s understanding of superstition is by no means one-­ dimensional. Although he seems to be channeling the May Fourth spirit of iconoclasm in the photography essay, elsewhere he is more critical of scientific empiricism and speaks in favor...
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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 (2000) 8 (3): 747.
Published: 01 August 2000
...), photographer Kimura Ihee (1901–1974), and photography critic Ina Nobuo (1898–1978). Natori regarded photography more as “a visual language” than as an art form. He soon established himself as a pioneer in the functional use of photography...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 251–254.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in a poetics of history, accepting familiarity and declining to invest in the nation. At stake in these crucial reorientations is a possible, future, revolutionary worldview. We end this remarkable issue with Ayelet Zohar’s “Photography...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 182–183.
Published: 01 February 1996
... College. Her current research is on photography, memorialization, and spirit mediumship in nothern Japan. Mariko &an0 Tamanoi teaches anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is completing a book-length...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
... broadcasting and the corresponding media- theoretical considerations but also in his activities with regard to photographic and lmic technological reproduction. Thus, in the same year, he wrote “Kleine Geschichte der Photographie” (“A Short History...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 597–621.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in Imamura s writings is debatable, it is a component that could not be avoided in a critical assess- ment of his position. While both Bazin and Imamura discuss in detail the relationships between film and modern painting, photography, and theater, Imamura (almost as an antithesis to Bazin and despite his...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Nina Hien Through an often seemingly contradictory system of market socialism in Vietnam and specifically within the economic capital of Ho Chi Minh City, how may the ways in which people have been using photography and its practices since Ðổi mới (Renovation) elucidate modes of neoliberalism...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
... as photography, diaries/blogs, or music.24 These sites also strived to earn revenue from advertising. Lastly, one online net idol academy makes it crystal clear in its mission statement that a net idol’s principal goal is to entertain fans.25...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2014
... no firumu), they are, in fact, still images. Their stillness is heightened because they are juxta- posed with the moving images of film, causing us to “see the photography exaggerated by those qualities that distinguish it from film: its stillness...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 November 2016
... foray into the world of Asian American independent filmmaking.2 The early 1990s sig- naled Fuentes’s shift from photography to motion pictures, but his aesthetic and political concerns remained constant. The film was inspired by ques...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... by nonindigenous producers, is problematic and is often wrought with exoticism and primitiv- ism. This problematic tendency is exacerbated by the inherent properties of the filmic medium, the technology of photography and projection...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the bodies but not the spirit, of a weak and backward nation. Described as the “primal scene” of modern Chinese literature by the liter- ary historian David Der-­Wei Wang, the political and cultural reverberations of Lu Xun’s lantern slide moment...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2020
...: Essays, Articles, Reviews 4 , no. 1 : 3 – 22 . Erickson Britta . 2001 . “ The Rise of a Feminist Spirit in Contemporary Chinese Art .” Art-AsiaPacific 31 : 64 – 71 . Ethan Cohen Fine Arts . 2002 . Making China: Cultural Implosion . Beijing : Shijie huaren yishu chubanshe...