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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 243–264.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Fazil Moradi Abstract This article is a transdisciplinary inquiry into catastrophic art—artworks whose worlds the empires destroyed and brutally deported to the imperial metropoles. At issue is the impossibility of seeing and speaking of catastrophic art, without at the same time speaking of both...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 147–152.
Published: 01 May 2022
... reflections that likewise privilege no address. Our topics in this issue range from suppressed minorities to the arts of catastrophe, from public secrets to secret publics, from post-grid sovereignties to viralized sexualities, and from meditations on incalculable costs to reckoning with unpayable debts...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 January 2010
... have to understand it, of course, this catastrophe; to understand it, we have to imag- ine it, so we need the imaginative arts. But we also need to justify it and forgive it, this catastrophe, however minimally. Why did it happen, this mad act of Nature, this crazed human moment? Well, at least...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 247–271.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of preparedness to the contemporary politics of security and its limitations as an approach to catastrophic threats. We Are Not Prepared One evening the week after Hurricane Katrina struck, the intrepid news anchor Anderson...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (3): 465–482.
Published: 01 September 2018
... work is far from “religious art.” His intention behind The 7 Lights is neither to create thematic pieces for religious education nor to re-create Biblical lore for the twenty-first-century art consumer. Quite the opposite: there is a sort of secularist anxiety that traverses the series, which seems...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 January 2020
.... With that, the old issue of the (im)possibilities of representation in situations of acute social and personal rupture has landed with force in the art of disappearance ( Diéguez 2016 ; Taylor 2003) , which, it is said, must be broken, fractured, full of absences and holes ( Gatti and Germano 2017...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (2 (94)): 239–259.
Published: 01 May 2021
... (literally, “In a pinch! Frog Caravan,” abbreviated as “Caravan” henceforth), which a neighborhood association ( jichikai ) had organized in conjunction with a summer festival in the community. The Caravan is the signature activity of a Japanese nonprofit organization, Plus Arts, and it is now being...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2009
... art world has been extremely sensitive to fascist imagery and the aestheticization of historical catastrophes, so that art- ists who wish to engage with the Holocaust often become more like archivists or historians. In the aftermath...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 2002
... on the moon by the end of the decade. Sometimes tragic setbacks coincided. The Tet Offensive began on 31 January 1968, as the Apollo program still struggled with the deaths of three astronauts in catastrophic fire during launch rehearsal the previous year. Other times, achieve- ments in space...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 593–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and immiseration of its vast numbers of “toilers,” and the progressive loss of the traffic of goods through its docks set into motion a catastrophic, speculative appetite for spaces evacuated by this industrial city. The blasts, it is said, turned...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 249–252.
Published: 01 January 2006
... on post-Holocaust authorship in political theory, literature, and the arts. Moishe Postone is professor of history and Jewish studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Time, Labor, and Social Domination: A Reinter...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Russia, Australia, and California; precipitous Arctic ice loss; catastrophic flooding in Thailand in 2011; and “superstorm” cyclones Sandy and Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan was historically perhaps the largest directly observed storm to make landfall ( Daniell et al. 2013) . Increasingly, the de facto scale...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (3 68): 643–646.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Press. Buettner, Angi. 2011. Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe: The Cul- tural Politics of Seeing. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate. Chaudhary, Zahid R. 2012. Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-­ Century India. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Chong, Sylvia Shin Huey...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 265–291.
Published: 01 May 2010
... on radio and art. cec.concordia.ca/econtact/Radiophonic/Radiocasting.htm (accessed August 15, 2008). Legendre, Pierre. 1997 . Law and the unconscious: A Legendre reader . New York: St. Martin's. Loshitzky, Yosefa. 2003 . Identity politics on the Israeli screen . Austin: University of Texas...
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Public Culture (1998) 10 (2): 341–370.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of its actuality. One is sensitized to this fact in the moment that images of catastrophe, like that of the beating, are encoun- tered, but the same structural relationships between absence and presence, shock and repetition, can be discerned...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (2 (97)): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., these extravagant “green” development projects are potentially efficacious politically insofar as they manage to enchant those who encounter and report on them while also addressing growing anxieties and sorrows about climate catastrophe and other social and ecological desecrations. Finally, the essay argues...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 461–482.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... A number of significant themes emerge from this controversy. One of these is the normative role of mass media, especially television, during terrorist attacks and other catastrophic events involving sudden loss of life. On these occasions...
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Public Culture (2021) 33 (1 (93)): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2021
... is or must therefore be framed in terms of how complex forms of life can still be reproduced, sustained, made durable, preserved, and universally shared in the shadow of a potential cosmic catastrophe. Indeed, human life as such is increasingly seen within the prism of other forms of life, the life of all...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 131–140.
Published: 01 January 1991
... only in the last fifty years, and making a commercial high-tech CD with portable state-of-the-art equipment and experimental, even pioneering field recording techniques. Or, the contrast of ramding the sounds of birds and music among a small group of isolated people, the Kaluli, whose...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 3–11.
Published: 01 January 2014
... later, the first place most of us go for information. And often it’s not just trivial facts but life-shaping information: the place I might turn, for example, to inform myself quickly about a diagnosis of a catastrophic illness a family member is telling me about on the phone. Wikipedia...