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Prism (2019) 16 (1): 174–196.
Published: 01 March 2019
... spectatorship fantastic orientalism nameless labor This article explores “ways of seeing” China in Ten Thousand Waves 萬重浪 (Wan chong lang; 2010), a fifty-minute, nine-screen moving-image installation by Isaac Julien (1960–), which premiered at the seventeenth Sydney Biennale in May 2010...
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Prism (2021) 18 (2): 479–500.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... Even in a poem such as “Wuming zhong” in which the revolution is seemingly absent, the expression of melancholia and the nameless protagonist's aphasia foreground the presence of revolution through a negative dialectic; revolution here is experienced not as a presence but as an absence. Extending...
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Prism (2022) 19 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 March 2022
... spaces are at the very center of rural-migrant films. Predicated on the laboring bodies of rural-migrant workers, they nevertheless constitute an exploitative space, an indifferent, inhospitable, and oppressive social environment. Loach Is Fish Too , which follows a group of peasants who go...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 260–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
... systems, a “cemetery for lost objects that never made it to the world of categories,” as Michael Taussig puts it. 7 To process garbage is to face down that affront to order through the tactile labor of sorting. So as waste besieges us, hemming in whole cities like ring roads, it is perhaps unsurprising...
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Prism (2019) 16 (2): 408–431.
Published: 01 October 2019
... division of labor between disciplinary knowledge and area studies created by the Cold War itself. The future of modern Chinese literary and cultural studies, in my view, depends on our collective effort to dislodge these three assumptions. In the second part of the essay, I offer a reading of Xiao ao...