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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... This article argues that the multiplex economy made multiple tiers of stardom possible so as to shift Hindi cinema away from the high-risk industry that revolved around major stars featuring in action melodramas. The animated visuality—a result of cinematographic and editorial intensifications—was then...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
... what they don’t want. They don’t want to not affect every aspect of everything. Visual and material culture of finance — that’s most of the world, except for all us animals, right? Selfies. Did someone say selfies? How about otheries? Visualization of human knowledge. Again with the human? It’s...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 127–149.
Published: 01 March 2011
... alterity of animal bodies as a signpost for an affirmative biopolitics have too often idealized transpecies connectivities without sustained attention to the emergent posthuman- ism of capitalism and the state. At the same time, by displacing dominant visual metaphors of the political (including...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... labor is addressed only obliquely by the diorama, other parts of The Undesirables directly link workers and the objects of consumption. This is most obvious in an animated digital video which is mounted on a wall alongside the diorama and forms a continuous sound track to all of the visual...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Web . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Craton Michael . 1982 . Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Drucker Johanna . 2014 . Graphesis: Visual Forms of Knowledge Production...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
... China sible senses: as procreation, the most basic of animal activities, human or nonhuman; and as culture, which in the form of writing may be what is Abbas · China and the Human: A Visual Dossier most distinctively human (see fig. 11). The...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 3–14.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Julie Livingston; Jasbir K. Puar This introduction to the journal's special issue on Interspecies takes stock of the recent intellectual histories of animal studies and posthumanism, arguing for interspecies as a way to navigate new directions in these intellectual formations. Interspecies is a...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... America. The essay also foregrounds a methodological question, one that underlines the vexed relationship between visual histories of South Asia and the visual economies of race and religion in the United States. Viewing Shah's drawings demands a different perspective on South Asian American visual...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... dynamic “interocular” field where apparitions, print media, and their painted spin-offs cycle seamlessly into each other. Additionally, the murals refract different scales and modes of visuality ranging from the evidentiary and bureaucratic State-seeing to the hypervisibility of media “spotlights” that...
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Social Text (1 December 2018) 36 (4 (137)): 21–55.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Lost from 2000–2001—that depicts a diverse team of teenage superheroes collectively struggling against the genocidal actions of a former friend and colleague. The author shows how superhero comics in the late twentieth century visually present human heterogeneity—in the figure of the superhero team as...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 137–148.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Muñoz’s interest in the disorderly histories of wildness placed him in conversation with an eclectic array of theoretical currents from new materialism to object-oriented ontology, from animal studies to new animism, from diasporic anthropology to new postidentity theories of self and other. Muñoz was...
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Social Text (1 March 2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... visual history that has recently become the subject of both artistic and scholarly re-evaluation. Here, bio-artist Suzanne Anker is interviewed by feminist science studies scholar Sarah Franklin, in an exchange that addresses the visual culture of specimen display and its significance to both art and...
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Social Text (1 March 2010) 28 (1 (102)): 35–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Mara Mills This article traces the history of speech wave visualization and the longstanding relationship between phonetics, communication engineering, and deaf oral education. American telephone engineers drew on this history to build the sound spectrograph in the 1940s, a machine that transformed...
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Social Text (1 June 2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... the United States. This essay explores Filipino American aesthetic practices that engage with the corporeal and discursive production of the “Filipino” in both America and Filipino America. The essay investigates the implications of Filipino American visual art and artists “returning” to the...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... materiality of the body and the ephemera of the psyche. This duality is especially apparent in the visual representations of these animals, which highlight particular forms of physicality while also illuminating particular assumptions about subjectivity. In...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
... market. But cultural sites such as the Heyri Art Valley, a community of artists located near the DMZ, and practicing artists such as Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries, who have made Flash animations on Korean conflict, reveal a distinct ambivalence about this role. While aspects of Heyri and Young-hae...
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Social Text (1 March 2015) 33 (1 (122)): 71–92.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Stephanie C. Kane; Eden Medina; Daniel M. Michler Retrospective narrations by maritime authorities trace decision making in the compressed time frame between earthquake and tsunami, when geological events literally rupture the skein of communication devices and flows that animate social life and...
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Social Text (1 December 2011) 29 (4 (109)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
...David L. Eng; Teemu Ruskola; Shuang Shen This introduction frames a special two-part issue consisting of eleven essays and a visual dossier, which collectively investigate the conceptual, political, historical, and cultural relationships between China and the human. By juxtaposing China and the...
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Social Text (1 March 2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
...KT Thompson This article traces a discursive lineage from a 2013 Second Amendment billboard campaign in Colorado to visual accounts of white settler nostalgia that circulated in the 1860s. The billboard foregrounds fantasies of indigeneity for a contemporary political discourse of “gun rights” and...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 25–53.
Published: 01 June 2009
... antagonists in this televisual battle by exploring their visual content and production methods in the context of the history of Caracas's barrios and the nation's television industry. On one side, Globovisión, a private cable news channel, commands the loyalty of the nation's middle-class anti-Chávez...