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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 185–216.
Published: 01 January 2012
... for private-sector market solutions to entrenched inequality and need in the United States, this article offers insights on another way that poverty is created and sustained. Nearly six years after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, many residents are still trying to recover, while others have...
Published: 01 January 2020
Figure 1 Caricature in an article published in Der Spiegel , “Globke: Ein unbedeutender Mann,” 1961. Subtitle (my translation): “I dunno what they want from you, dear Globke. You was only trying to make sure the Nazis wouldn’t lose their morality.” More
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 435–452.
Published: 01 September 2013
... was a Marxist of a particular stripe, trying to make use of the intellectual machinery of Marxism to understand my particular problems but finding it extremely un-useful, unwieldy for doing the kind of work I wanted to do. The closest concepts within Marxism were notions of ideology and false consciousness...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 85–103.
Published: 01 January 2012
... sources. So right now I’m reading gen- eral equilibrium theory — which is very difficult and very different from any- thing else I’ve ever tried to read before. I think juxtaposition is probably the least compelling part of what I try to do. I...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 515–535.
Published: 01 September 2022
... this multimodal form of storytelling that aims to include or reflect everybody's voice. It was very important to work in a way that made everyone feel the space was opening up for possibility as opposed to closing the options to just a few that I, as the composer, wanted. The project was really about trying...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 532–548.
Published: 01 September 2004
... with visual work through a studio we dubbed “The Laboratory of Uncertainty.” It was a way, as well, of trying to resist the aca- demic pretensions implicit in contemporary visual production. Fiction writ- ing manages for the most part...
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Public Culture (2012) 24 (1 (66)): 217–232.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of thinking and acting modified reason, truth, and language. It began with a piece in 1982 called “Language, Truth, and Reason”: yes, decades is correct. A third thing I’m trying to do right now is what I started with as a lad: the philosophy of mathematics. I have never published much about...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (2): 319–341.
Published: 01 May 1994
...-month sentence for aggravated assault, and was searching for a "legit"job in order to help support his family. In what had now become a pattern afer leaving jail or prison, he was faced with a choice between selling crack or trying...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (2): 233–242.
Published: 01 May 2001
... there. I don’t have a studio, so I try to make new work when such opportunities occur. Often that work takes into account one or more aspects of the exhibition’s context, particularly those aspects that I can use to articulate ideas about the eroding public...
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Public Culture (1989) 2 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 January 1989
... focus just on advertising, and that is the marketing issues that drive advertising. MM: Oh, fundamental, yeah. WMO: People who look at advertisements and try to understand them don't always keep in mind that there are often reasons why they take the form they do that are based on marketing...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
... social movement afford to do without them? I don’t think we can renounce spectacle, even if we need to be alive to its limitations. We have to try to influence the policy debates that arise from image-saturated moments of concentrated crisis. We saw that with Hurricane Sandy, for instance. The footage...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 79–100.
Published: 01 January 2014
... is the information that is being sequestered? What is its nature? And how does information move? BC: You mean the circulation of information and then knowledge? PG: When you speak about secrecy, as soon as you try to block information from flowing, you are probing the nature of knowledge. That question...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 563–592.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the players’ names (see fig. 2 ). The figures on display, which may shift as real-time actions and events are fed into the database of hand histories, can be read as virtual “tells”; instead of looking at one’s opponents across the table and trying to sense them out in real time from behind sunglasses...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (3): 481–497.
Published: 01 September 2004
... in progress. Like movie directors, leaders are thrown up out of the soil of the surrounding area to try to bring a sense of order to what Johannesburg is. Of course, there was Cecil John Rhodes—who couldn’t stand the place...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 499–516.
Published: 01 September 2005
... and how I work over time. I try to read people’s body lan- guage about when to back down, and I try to respect people’s boundaries if they don’t want to be photographed. It seemed enormously brave to me that people were standing up...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 273–301.
Published: 01 May 2007
... On-line, www.eiro.eirofound.cu.int./1999/11/feature/be9911307f.html (accessed September 5, 2005). A bill called the “Rosetta Plan” was initiated in Belgium shortly after the film appeared, to try to develop more jobs for chronically underemployed youth within...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (1): 65–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... impor- tant for the Israeli colonialist government was that these bombs showed the Israeli Us to be vulnerable, which is also what the suicide bombers were trying to demonstrate. The day after I sent my e-mail, I...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 9–19.
Published: 01 January 2023
.... Still others try to preserve pandemic stories by building personal archives or contributing to communal archiving projects. Many of these, in fact, are the same things that ordinary people do to document and tell their pandemic stories. Researchers can do nothing better than to learn from the same...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
... connectivity in both the origin and impact of these risks. In other words, exploring the pathway for mitigation and adaptation strategies. What we tended to do in the past—and I’m sorry to say, we still do—is try to split up that risk into different isolated areas: infrastructure resilience, or housing...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 221–226.
Published: 01 May 2017
... classes. He said: “I love trying to better my skills. And whenever I go, I try to keep them talking about techniques. But inevitably the instructor will go from talking about techniques to talking about local crime, and it will be ‘black this’ and ‘black that.’” One of the most surprising things I...