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Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 14 The burned floorboards on the veranda in Prempeh’s house. Photography by Jesse Weaver Shipley Figure 14. The burned floorboards on the veranda in Prempeh’s house. Photography by Jesse Weaver Shipley More
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83-114.
Published: 01 March 2009
... firmly grounded within it? In early-twentieth-century Germany, one important site where this subject emerges is through the medium of photography—specifically, black German family photography. Often considered one of the most mundane forms of photographic imaging, family photos function as a complex site...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 127-138.
Published: 01 September 2011
... imperialism across the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries, with specific attention to the performative effects of photography. Recent debates on the uses of the archive in contemporary photography highlight the affective qualities of iconic national or personal images. However, Shah's work resists such...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 109-124.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Alberto Toscano This article revisits the problematic of the cognitive mapping of capital by probing the affinity between two representational predicaments: the depopulated nature of images of human-altered landscapes in the “new topographics” photography and its epigones, and the current debate...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 145-152.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Carey Young Carey Young’s artistic work often focuses on the growing influence of corporations and the legal sphere on individual and collective subjectivity, which she explores using a variety of media including video, photography, installation, and performance. In this article, which takes the...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (1 (138)): 107-115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Press 2019 Second Amendment Native American history Indian Peace Commission Civil War stock photography The billboards went up one night in Greeley, Colorado, in April 2013—two of them, identical, flanking the city at two major intersections. 1 Their black-and-white image featured...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): np.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Identity in Modern Art History (University of California Press). Her recent essays on film, “Maya Deren Herself,” in Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde (University of California Press), and photography, “Art Photography, History, and Aesthetics,” in Art History and Its Institu- tions (Routledge...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (1 (82)): np.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Edinburgh Uni- versity Press. Joseph Rodríguez is the author of the photo-documentary title East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A. (Powerhouse Books, 1998). His work has been exhibited at the International Center of Photography, New York, and at the California Museum of Photography, Riverside...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): np.
Published: 01 September 2008
... University Press), editor of Border Fetish- isms: Material Objects in Unstable Spaces (Routledge), and coeditor of the Handbook of Material Culture (Sage). She has published on violence, media and photography, and historical consciousness, among other topics. Her current book project, “Orphaned...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): np.
Published: 01 March 2009
... (University of Michigan Press) and Der Black Atlantic (Haus der Kulturen der Welt), coedited with Paul Gilroy. Her current project, “Image Matters: Archive, Photography, and the African Diaspora in Europe,” engages family pho- tography as a crucial site of cultural formation and articulation for two...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (2 (103)): np.
Published: 01 June 2010
... cosmopolitanism in Africana philosophy. He has edited an anthology titled Listening to Ourselves: A Multilingual Anthology of African Philosophy (forthcoming, SUNY Press). Rosalind C. Morris is professor of anthropology at Columbia University. Her most recent books are Photographies...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): np.
Published: 01 March 2011
... intersection of art and the biological sciences. Her work ranges from digital sculpture and installation to large-­scale photography of plants grown using LEDs (light-­emitting diodes). She is chair of the fine arts department at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Ed Cohen teaches...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 35-53.
Published: 01 June 2005
... recognition technology is itself a form of new media, relying as it does on media technologies like photography, video, and computer hardware and software. It is also being bundled or integrated with other new media, including the...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (2 (87)): 89-110.
Published: 01 June 2006
... photography, the Filipina breast will be read as a sign of conquest. Recalling the work of black feminist scholars on the 90 Nerissa S. Balce Figure 1. Captured land, captured bodies: a photo of an Ifugao man, woman, and child beside a U.S. flag, ca. 1914. From...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (1 (106)): 103-125.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Cartwright observes, it was the early use of still photography in the early twentieth century that helped inject life and the body with a new kind of motion — ­a movement that in her classic work Screening the Body: Tracing...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97-121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... the realm of technology, from the deployment of photography as an essential component of the scientific gaze to the utilization of filmic sight in popular cultural representations of difference. Missing Links: Prehistories of the Non/Human...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (3 (72)): np.
Published: 01 September 2002
... exhibited as part of a permanent installation at the Orum Art Institute in Jeju, Korea. Recently, she held a residency at the World Trade Center in New York. Yigal Nizri is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes installation, photography, design, and performance. His projects explore issues...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (4 (81)): 1-7.
Published: 01 December 2004
... address the evolving social conditions and economic situation of the twenty-fi rst century’s megacities. In focusing on a wide range of expressive media—literature, music, photography, television, fi lm, street performance—the articles here con- tend in different ways that a consideration of global...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 143-160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... about digital culture to answer that properly. I do think that this is where film comes in because in some sense, photography and film are neither subjective nor objective, which might become the answer. As Cavell said, it’s the world without people. So from a Kantian standpoint, what would film be? I...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157-169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the viewer in the uncomfortable position of voyeur, in that it conjures forth a history of colonial (and specifically orientalist) practices of photography that fix “native” women as pure spectacle. But if colonial photography decontextualizes its objects and...