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Public Culture (2000) 12 (2): 457–475.
Published: 01 May 2000
...” ( Social Text , 1998) and In the Place of Origins: Modernity and its Mediums in Northern Thailand (2000). Modernity’s Media and the End of Mediumship? On the Aesthetic Economy of Transparency...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 19–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Lewis R. Gordon Though black aesthetic production has received much study, little attention has been paid to the challenge of constructing black aesthetics proper. In addition to articulating what aesthetics is as a field of inquiry, such a task also includes the problem of whether aesthetics has...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (2): 177–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Aric Mayer Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 doxa at large Aesthetics of Catastrophe Aric Mayer In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina formed...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (2): 203–216.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Robert Gooding-Williams Du Bois, Politics, Aesthetics: An Introduction Robert Gooding-Williams There is little evidence to suggest . . . that the methodology of formalism...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Vyjayanthi Rao This article analyzes the Gandhian legacy in contemporary Indian art practices, including photography, architecture, and film, and investigates the possibilities and impasses of a specifically Gandhian modern aesthetic practice. Situating a specific set of artistic projects...
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Public Culture (1992) 4 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 May 1992
... is that, as a specific trajectory of domination, the postcolony strikes precisely in its earthiness and its verbosity. Ih fact, the commnde- ment derives its “aesthetics” from its immoderate appetite and the immense pleasure that it encounters in plunging in ordure. The sodomite gesture readily goes hand...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 431–449.
Published: 01 September 1993
...: University of California press. Dennys , Rodney . 1982 . Heraldry and the Heralds . London: Jonathan Cape. Dufrenne , Mikel . 1973 . The Phenomenology of Aesthetic Perception . Evanston, III.: Northwestern University press. Firth , Raymond . 1973 . Symbols: Public and Private...
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Public Culture (1996) 8 (3): 467–487.
Published: 01 September 1996
... in the World: Globalization and Localization.” In Mike Featherstone, ed., Global Culture: Nationalism, Globalization and Modernity . London: Sage Publications, 311 -28. Frith , Simon . 1987 . “Towards an Aesthetic of Popular Music.” In Richard Leppert and Susan McClary, eds., Music and Society...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 205–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
... change models to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) “Species Tracker,” environmental visualizations are political and politicized as much as aesthetic and aestheticized. Digital infrastructures (like the data centers that run the cloud and the global positioning systems [GPS] that generate high-resolution...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 319–337.
Published: 01 May 2014
... elicit more than shock, admiration, and the pleasures of “infogasm”? Analyzing infovis through its aesthetic features, this essay raises the question of how the aesthetic form of any environmental artwork carries audiences from perception to involvement, arguably one of environmental criticism’s most...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 373–405.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... He is the author of On the Postcolony (2001) and The Political Life of Sovereignty (forthcoming). Aesthetics of Superfluity Achille Mbembe It is altogether impossible to live at all without...
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Public Culture (1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
... of California Press, 1993 . Photo by Steve Satterwhite and Allen Feldman Violence and Vision: The Prosthetics and Aesthetics of Terror Allen Feldman...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 229–243.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This interview investigates how the photographer Rogério Reis created his photographic installation Microwave as a response to the urban violence of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro. It explores also how Reis decided to make this aesthetic option, how the relation between...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (1): 173–196.
Published: 01 January 2018
... examines how the Palestinian electro- dabke bands Ministry of Dub-Key and 47Soul perform rooted authenticity in conjunction with cosmopolitan aesthetics to appeal stylistically to both local and foreign audiences. Whereas Palestinian cultural performance has focused in the past on heroic struggle...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 355–361.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Joel Isaac Susanne Langer’s Philosophy in a New Key (1942) is the most famous book you’ve never heard of. It has had a remarkable career: a big seller on the mass paperback market of the post–World War II decades; a key text in musicology, aesthetics, religious studies, and anthropology; a founding...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 161–191.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Matthew Kohrman Abstract Air purification in Chinese contexts over the last half century has been generative for a way of being human, what the author calls “filtered life.” This is a materially, aesthetically, and even humorously mediated form of dwelling. In it, people confront ethics...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (3 (77)): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and plays a role in shaping cross-border migrant politics and activism through what the essay explores as the “aesthetics of allá.” 2015 DJs immigration music US-Mexico border 7 Inspired by José Esteban Muñoz’ s (2009: 9) work on queer futurity, allá is as much a possibility...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Meir Wigoder Meir Wigoder's account of photographing the Separation-Wall, in Israel-Palestine, over a period of three years, offers a critique of the very vigilant and testimonial activity of taking on such projects: Is it possible to de-materialize a wall through a political aesthetic activity...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 219–227.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Beatriz Jaguaribe This essay discusses the impact of realist aesthetics as a “pedagogy of the gaze” that addresses the pressing issues of urban violence in Brazil. Copyright 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 I thank Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar for suggesting the title of this essay...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ursula K. Heise Animated film is one of the principal aesthetic forms through which modern societies engage with the agency of nonhumans and objects. Beyond their particular themes or characters, animated films rely as a matter of principle on setting objects in motion; this principle has close...
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