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Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 6 Ji Yeo, It Will Hurt a Little, 21st Floor Operating Theater , 2014. © Ji Yeo. More
Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 7 Ji Yeo, It Will Hurt a Little, 3rd Floor Operating Theater , 2014. © Ji Yeo. More
Published: 01 November 2022
Figure 8 Ji Yeo, It Will Hurt a Little, Operating Theater Details, A Wall , 2014. © Ji Yeo. More
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 729–771.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Christopher A. Bolton 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 From Wooden Cyborgs to Celluloid Souls: Mechanical Bodies in Anime and Japanese Puppet Theater Christopher A. Bolton In contrast to something that retains its form, information periodically changes...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 189–221.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Kenneth Paul Tan Forum theater is an interactive practice whose “third-world” revolutionary origins have been transposed into techniques for dealing with “oppressions” within bourgeois societies. By constructing an analytical framework that articulates a Marcusean “one-dimensional society” approach...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 469–505.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Teri Silvio This article analyzes the structure of feeling embodied in a ritual of theater-going in which women fans of Taiwanese Opera would weep along with actresses singing “crying songs” and rush to the stage to hand them money and other gifts. The ritual was popular only during the opera's...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... initial directive was fueled by New Deal liberalism. This article examines a work that revisited Bauhausian philosophy, Jikken Kōbō's 1955 The Future Eve ( Mirai no ivu ), an experimental ballet theater based on a science fiction novel written in 1886 by the French novelist Villiers de l'Isle-Adam...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 755–759.
Published: 01 August 2013
... well-recognized contribution to the films is her achievement in Kabuki acting. The Kabuki theater is an all-male theater, with its onnagata actors playing women's roles. Despite the intermittent presence of female Kabuki actors over the history of Kabuki, their achievements have not received...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daisy Yan Du Conventional studies of the Chinese Cultural Revolution usually come from a human-centered perspective that focuses on politics, revolution, and class struggle dramatized in well-established artistic forms such as literature, live-action film, theater, and painting. This kind...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... nature and, in fact, relies, for its legibility and evocative power, on this “unreality effect.” The author's aim is to show how this unreal city emerges, in part, out of popular cinema's encounter with the Indian left cultural movement and leftist street theater of the 1940s, and how it functions...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... and the banishment of those unfit for the new Korea. Their combined deployment constituted a politics of the new — the threshold of normative inclusion into the new Korea and the dramatic refashioning of the guise of the state. Contrary to the Foucauldian telos of the transition from a premodern theater of state...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 377–420.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., took the hearts of American theater lovers by storm. In both China and the United States, his tour was a trumpeted media spectacle, hailed as a triumph of cultural exchange. The New York Times and the Shanghai News [Shen buo] pro...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 February 2006
... this convergence points to a more interesting and possi- bly socially transformative difference; they disagreed over what might com- pel a person to watch a performance, begging the question of how a govern- ment, a television station, or a theater troupe...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 245–284.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Maki Morinaga 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 The Gender of Onnagata As the Imitating Imitated: Its Historicity, Performativity, and Involvement in the Circulation of Femininity Maki Morinaga Beyond the studies of Japanese theater, onnagata, “female impersonators...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 597–632.
Published: 01 August 2006
... dancer who studied not only Japanese dance but also ballet and modern Western dance. Sharply critical of old-style Japanese theater, Ishii praised many Western theatrical methods. After learning Western dance in Germany, Ishii wanted to create...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
... they received a warm welcome. In October, Sasaki Takamaru organized the Avant-Garde Theater group, in which Murayama Tomoyoshi and others participated. They wrote in their founding statement: “We oppose the worldview of degradation and degeneration...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 371–402.
Published: 01 May 2014
... raged for over two decades.6 Although the triumphant performance of actress Matsui Sumako in the 1911 production of Henrick Ibsen’s A Doll’s House effectively settled the issue in the highbrow world of Westernized shingeki (new theater) drama...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 555–584.
Published: 01 August 2003
... of students on university campuses. Con- temporary professional theaters attempted to infuse traditional folk arts and folklore elements with Western forms, and a few Protestant churches even incorporated shamanistic rituals in their worship services.3...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 417–449.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the established genres of performing arts (e.g., music, theater, and dance). This distinction is vital because in 1960s Japan, the term performance was not yet introduced — let alone the genre of “performance art.” Their performative works were vary...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2004
... theaters. It seems that none of the rapists paid much attention to Zhe’s waist, because the body part that gets the rapists in the mood is not functionally important for the actual act. After they finished gang-raping him, the poster was only slightly...