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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 35–36.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group Wherein an author meditates on their own symptomatic fatigue induced as it were by the all-pervasive, inexorable, intensive, relentless, infinitely demanding, inescapable, not-to-be-denied-or-really-evendeferred reflection on visuality and then listlessly engages...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (3 (136)): 71–91.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Adriana Michele Campos Johnson Drawing on the recent infrastructural turn in the social sciences, this article proposes that we understand visuality in terms of infrastructure. In this context, a distinction can be posed between films of thick visuality and others of thin visuality. While...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 134–141.
Published: 01 December 2015
... on 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 . Cambridge...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (4 (73)): 29–46.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Catherine Soussloff; Mark Franko Duke University Press 2002 Visual and Performance Studies A NEW HISTORY OF INTERDISCIPLINARITY No one can any longer separate knowledge from power, reason from...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liam Connell This essay examines a series of visual representations of illegalized migration in order to consider how they respond to the presence of labor within global systems of economic exchange. Through an examination of the aesthetic qualities of these images it suggests that the worker’s...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 1–23.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Wendy Sung Abstract This article examines the role of the visual in instances of recorded anti‐Black racial violence and pushes against dominant discourses of the technological rescue narrative—that technology and more visibility will lead to different outcomes of accountability, protection...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 91–108.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Ackbar Abbas A visual dossier on China and the human cannot just focus on recognizable human figures like the dissident, the human rights activist, or the victims of state violence, important as these figures are. There are also emergent figures that the new China is producing out...
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Social Text (2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Akshaya Kumar Beginning with the mid-1990s when a visual opulence saturated in color and light appeared on the Hindi film screen, a battle between visuality and performativity ensued so as to regulate the star-body while retaining its ability to withstand different orders of investable capital...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2018
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Social Text (2019) 37 (3): 25–46.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Tina M. Campt How do we engage a contemporary visual archive of blackness that is saturated by the proliferation and mass circulation of images of violence, antiblackness, and premature death? This article explores the labor required by visual enactments of black precarity in the work of filmmaker...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (1 (98)): 83–114.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Tina M. Campt When and where do we “see” the emergence of a black German subject? Where do we encounter a visual instantiation of a black subject who is internal to German society and partakes of a relationship to this society that is neither transplanted, transitional, nor transitory, but instead...
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Social Text (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 (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...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (3 (96)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of a 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...
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Social Text (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...
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Social Text (2011) 29 (2 (107)): 99–117.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and 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 Philippines...
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Social Text (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 (2021) 39 (3 (148)): 17–35.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Amber Jamilla Musser Abstract It is rare to find visual representations of female sexual pleasure in sexological treatises. Robert Latou Dickinson's Atlas of Human Sex Anatomy (1932) uses illustrations of sexual response to avoid making his text sensuous or pornographic. Like the charts in William...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89–107.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jennifer Bajorek This article examines two projects by artists living and working in Nairobi. It asks questions about how these artists are visualizing or otherwise materializing in their work the specificity of their contemporary geopolitical and geocultural situation in relation to capitalism...
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