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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... PHOTO-ESSAY The Blocked Gaze: A User’s Guide to Photographing the Separation Barrier-Wall Meir Wigoder Pointing the camera at the Israeli Separation Barrier-Wall involves a fundamental...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 341–348.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in a workplace. Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 8 : 531 -55. Am I the Only Survivor? Global Capital, Local Gaze, and Social Trauma in China Pun Ngai I don’t know how I...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 29–40.
Published: 01 May 1991
... Press. Issari , Mohammad Ali . 1989 Cinema in Iran, 1900–1979 . Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press. Kaplan , E. Ann . 1983 Is the Gaze Male? in Women and Film: Both Sides of the Camera . New York: Methuen. Mahmudi , Abbasali . 1981 Zan dar Eslam . Tehran: Nehzat-e Zanan-e...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 41–70.
Published: 01 May 1991
...Ella Shohat Copyright © 1991 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1991 Imaging Terra Incognita: The Disciplinary Gaze of Empire THE GENEALOGY OF CINEMA The beginnings of the cinema, as is well known, coincided with the height of imperialism. From...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (1): 175–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of the gaze allows us to glean signs of becoming, modes of making visible imagined modernities and communities. Despite their disparity, these sets of images organize temporal experiences in specific fashions. In the carte de visite , the testimony of continuity and of succeeding generations attests to a past...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 469–500.
Published: 01 September 2014
... across the globe, especially in spaces that are seemingly inaccessible to rights advocates. In this essay, I explore human rights satellite imaging as an extension of a surveillance gaze that emerged and developed in the context of a politics of securitization. In so doing, I suggest that satellite...
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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 (1997) 10 (1): 24–60.
Published: 01 January 1997
... in computer files that are accessed by police, army patrols, and road block units. An informant (male, thirty-two, Catholic), who lived in Divis Flats housing project, which lies under the gaze of British Army video cameras mounted on an adjacent high-rise building, declared: “They know the patterns...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (3): 593–609.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the work of the gaze of capital — a gaze that is preoccupied with ruins, destruc- tion, and debris as clues and as evidence of space yet to come. This gaze has increasingly come to signify the venture of contemporary capital in the era...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 349–360.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in a scene reso- nant with unplumbed meaning. Its charged particularity records the trajectory of an idée fixe in search of its material trace. Yet because it holds the gaze in desire’s search for its object, the image presents the viewer...
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Public Culture (2006) 18 (1): 23–52.
Published: 01 January 2006
..., central to modern urban homosexual congress. As Lee Edelman puts it, “homosexuality, as constructed in the modern West, occupies a distinctive relation to questions of the gaze and of visual perception.”7 Edelman is inter- ested in tracking...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 581–600.
Published: 01 September 2019
... gaze” quite seriously. This gaze necessitates an extreme attention to the image at hand and destabilizes any presumption of vision as transparent. Such a gaze, Azoulay writes (287), “holds itself humble before the image, recognizes the fact that not everything can be seen or shown, knows that removing...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (2): 347–363.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to all the world that such things were of no use whatever”) but by turning it into “music”-not unlike Horkheimer and Adorno’s Ulysses. He hears the Sirens with his eyes and in so doing distances their voice with his gaze: “For a fleeting moment he saw their throats rising and falling, their breasts...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 557–562.
Published: 01 September 1999
... they are veiled, that makes them emerge so uncannily in a time and place not their own—familiar and yet not quite right? Touring the exhibition, one little notices the gazes—one animate, one inanimate—of a woman weaving and a Kurdish mannequin, as the real becomes object and the object real. Iran Gardi is popu...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 217–222.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Images do not petrify us, like Medusa’s gaze; on the contrary, we traffic in them fluently, using tracking devices to map their movements, search engines to locate, select, and retrieve them, and mod- ules to file, store, and manipulate them. We have multiple strategies, both cog- nitive (“mapping...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., epitomized in the branding of airlines like Trans World Airways ( Cosgrove 2001 : 245). Thus “global thinking was explicitly connected to air travel” (ibid.: 255), which began with the airplane and culminated in the astronaut’s and satellite’s gaze. In contrast to the limited human vision of the astronaut...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 367–390.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of materiality itself as the observing professional gaze that classified and evaluated bodies within hierarchies of deviance. In response to the rising prominence of such medical disciplines as pathology and teratology in particular, theorists...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 31–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
... stability. The conqueror becomes the conquered. The frontal shot of Jiuer is held still correlating the stupefied daze/gaze of the spiritually daunted and overwhelmed kidnapper. The reverse shot of the man (which is Jiuer's point of view) allows the camera the leisure and ease of tilting down...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 430–433.
Published: 01 September 1999
... continuity of skull and bare torso becomes suddenly lascivious, at least rakish, especially in the post-bath shot in which the body is majestically flung in the wheelchair, the towel serving as flourish more than fig leaf. Tabata invites our gaze...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 309–331.
Published: 01 May 2010
... an audience’s abil- ity to imagine the otherness or “strangerhood” that is characteristic of traditional modes of publicity.29 However, in the case of visual experience, strangeness can be found in the notion of the gaze, the moment where...