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Social Text (1 December 2013) 31 (4 (117)): 25–47.
Published: 01 December 2013
... enables the aspirations embodied by dictatorship architecture to have a life beyond death. By drawing links between transgender performance and the production of a third world city in “first world drag,” the paper demonstrates the relations of complicity that bind “third world” queer place-making projects...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
... “disorganizational” potential, given the ways it troubles efforts to affirm logical placement. © 2015 Duke University Press 2015 Chicago sexuality architecture Latino queer The Architectures of Latino Sexuality Richard T. Rodríguez Dedicated to the memory of Rane Arroyo The...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... aesthetics”—an analytic that informs a wide range of contemporary theory, fiction, film, and new media, and that is a necessary corollary to an era in which interconnection has become a dominant architectural mode, a multivalent metaphor, and even a weapon. A reading of several post–9/11 texts, including the...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... nationalist interpretations by delineating the expansive qualities of empire in the United States and in South Asia. By historicizing the Delhi Durbar as an aesthetic spectacle of empire, this essay highlights how geometric motifs of colonial India are linked to the architectural landscape of post-9/11...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
... synthesis of the software engineering concept of abstraction and the Marxian concept of the real abstraction. This concept is used to examine MySpace and Facebook at the levels of aesthetics, code, culture, and appeal to marketers. I argue that instead of creating an architecture of abstraction in which...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... toward professional degrees amid billion-dollar architectural projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi). The history of theater's institutional formation points to its complicity or vulnerability to the capitalist regime of the global university. This means that we have to view its disciplinary fissures, both...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 1–9.
Published: 01 September 2008
... situations of marginality and war. Our belief is that to understand how religion, media, and politics intersect necessitates a close analysis of the forms and processes of circulation which in fact bring religion, media, and politics into being. Religions are constituted through an architecture of...
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Social Text (1 September 2008) 26 (3 (96)): 123–145.
Published: 01 September 2008
... sound, the architecture of the favela, and the ways in which sound is employed to mark off space and express identity and alterity. Pentecostal broadcasts acquire their meaning against the background of sound that evangelicals define as “worldly” instead of Godly, and the cacophony of sounds in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 103–125.
Published: 01 March 2006
...: Rudolf Mrázek architecture or revolution. . . . Architecture or Revolution. Revolution can be avoided.  — Le Corbusier, Towards a New Architecture (1922) Between 1992 and 2000, on every university summer vacation, and once in 1995 on a six-month stay, I interviewed old people of...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 15–23.
Published: 01 March 2018
... artifact of religious encryption matters in the here and now. What is a planetary framework of futurity not predicated upon the reduction of life? A planet based on liquid swirls with the particular molecular structure that sustains us. Nowadays, the architecture of the Durham Cathedral signifies in...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 113–152.
Published: 01 December 2017
... constraints and possibilities of their textual and bodily circulations. A central element of Investigated is a video loop of a digitally rendered architectural flythrough of Assange’s room in the Ecuadorian embassy ( fig. 8 ). 39 The camera’s point of view circles around the room in slow motion, as if we...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 57–81.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Proposals for an ultramodernist artistic com- munity first emerged in 1994, a deal was struck with the Korea Land and Housing Corporation in 1999, and construction began in 2001 on what has become a visually distinctive village of modernist architecture...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 91–111.
Published: 01 December 2010
...” materiality reflects an unresolved tension between the artist’s desire to critique the ways in which “this ghost State creates its own architectural agents to be our most intimate instructors” and his relationship with the materials that have been enlisted as these agents.6 On one hand...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 73–91.
Published: 01 September 2011
... understood outside its interlocking and fiscal architectures of factory, household, and nation. More recently, the household has been as central to the privatization of risk and financialization in the United States (and...
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Social Text (1 December 2017) 35 (4): 87–112.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., gentrification. As Walker’s medium has shifted to sculpture and architecture—themes developed in her curation of the Ruffneck Constructivists show in Philadelphia in 2014—so has her implied object of critique shifted to urban spatial production and attendant political and cultural formations. And so, not...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 83–103.
Published: 01 June 2008
...- mations since 1970 (including the new regime’s system of administration), other architectural features — forts, town walls, neighborhoods — that helped maintain order in Bahla in the past have become ruins. This article examines how these structures...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 169–180.
Published: 01 June 2007
... must be taken to offered by the prevent buildings, sewers, and other parts of the urban environment from architectural offering refuge for enemy combatants. New technologies of surveillance and reconnaissance called for by advocates of MOUT promise...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 1–19.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in the eyes of those overseeing the work. The problem of surveillance labor has been recognized in surveillance architectures at least since the 1780s when Jeremy Bentham modifi ed his brother’s plans for his Krichev estate in Russia to conceive the panopti- con. In “Letter VI” of Panopticon...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 13–33.
Published: 01 June 2008
... are what I call emergency democracy — the disentangling of emergence and emergency is impossible, and thus the practice demands the potential resourcefulness of relatively invisible architectures of sometimes highly dispersed collabora...