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Trans Asia Photography (2012) 3 (1)
Published: 01 September 2012
... for recognition”), image attributable to Captain Péri, postcard published by Pierre Dieulefils, Hanoi, ca. 1909, sent within northern Vietnam to a colonial military address, postmarked January (day and year illegible). The following article considers the origins and subsequent usages of images 1...
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Trans Asia Photography (2013) 4 (1)
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Photograph from the archive of the Sarawak Museum. The photographic archive of the Sarawak Museum was established in the early 1950s in Sarawak, a Malaysian state under British colonial administration on the island of Borneo. Together with his staff, the curator Tom Harrisson documented the work...
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Trans Asia Photography (2021) 11 (2)
Published: 21 December 2021
... (RCS Y303E/7). A young woman is photographed on a tea plantation in Sri Lanka. Subdued before the camera, she stands stiffly, her hands resting atop a tea bush, posed in accordance with a romanticizing colonial gaze ( Figure 1 ). Her body is bedecked with the exotic decor of bangles and large...
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Trans Asia Photography (2017) 7 (2)
Published: 01 May 2017
...Gael Newton Mark Rice , Dean Worcester’s Fantasy Islands: Photography, Film, and the Colonial Philippines ( Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2014 ). 232 pages. 25 black-and-white photographs, one table. Hardcover, softcover, and eBook versions. ISBN 978-0-472-07218-7 (4th...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Fig. 4. Colonial Navy Grounds, 1882. The road in front with the building at the center is Ðinh Tiên Hoàng Street. Parts of the buildings on the left (which belonged to the College of Pharmacy) and right still exist. The resolution of the image is very high, as though by “zooming” one would see More
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Published: 01 April 2016
Fig. 10. Hyounsang Yoo, When Kim Il-Sung fought against the Japanese colonial power, he is said to have used two guns that were originally his father’s. Archival pigment print, 40 x 48 in. More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 3. Yang Yongliang, Peach Blossom Colony series (2011), Appreciation of the Waterfall , 185 x 340 cm., ©Yang Yongliang, courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 4. Yang Yongliang, Peach Blossom Colony series (2011), T he Mind Landscape of Xie Youyu , 95 x 321cm. ©Yang Yongliang, courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 6. Yang Yongliang, Peach Blossom Colony series (2011), Ode to the Goddess of Luo River , 95 x 350 cm., courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 7. Yang Yongliang, Peach Blossom Colony series (2011), The Peach Blossom Colony , 85 x 223 cm. ©Yang Yongliang, courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 8. Yang Yongliang, Peach Blossom Colony series (2011), The Peach Blossom Colony (fragment showing the buildings as they create the volumes of the hills, author’s crop). ©Yang Yongliang, courtesy of the artist. More
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Published: 16 April 2018
Fig. 7. Jin Shisheng, Wedding Tower , taken in the artists’ colony of Darmstadt, ca.1940, gelatin silver print, courtesy of the estate of Jin Shisheng. More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Fig. 1. Post-colonial political campaigning in 1964. Deputy Prime Minister Dr Toh Chin Chye (centre) and Minister for Culture S Rajaratnam (right) thank residents for their support in Kampong Glam. (Ministry of Communications and Information Collection, courtesy of National Archives of Singapore) More
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Trans Asia Photography (2023) 13 (1)
Published: 01 May 2023
...Nadine Attewell Abstract This article thinks with and against photographs taken by British military photographers in Hong Kong at the end of World War II, during the transition from Japanese back to British colonial rule. Building on Lisa Yoneyama's account of the “postwar settlements” through...
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Trans Asia Photography (2012) 2 (2)
Published: 01 April 2012
... Chikako’s Choros of the Melodies series (2010) Picturing “Picturing” — Reflexive Photography by Nobuyoshi Araki Fifty Years of Shōwa : The Art of Kageyama Kōyō Contemporary Trends in Popular Photography in Indonesia Early Japanese Colonial Photography of the Ogasawara Islands The Specters of Militarized...
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Trans Asia Photography (2023) 13 (1)
Published: 01 May 2023
... everyday scenes in the colonial city, their thematic elements and semiotics betray the ideological designs of the US Army in an era of changing global equations. Waddell's images inhabit a curious location between wartime reportage and personal memorabilia. This article undertakes a semiotic reading...
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Trans Asia Photography (2023) 13 (1)
Published: 01 May 2023
...Sim Chi Yin Abstract In this article, the author critically reflects on her long project One Day We'll Understand, a multichapter research and art work that complicates the historiography of the “Malayan Emergency,” the anticolonial war in the former British colony of Malaya (1948–60)—made...
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Published: 01 September 2012
Vietnam to a colonial military address, postmarked January (day and year illegible). More
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Published: 01 September 2012
one colonial military address to another, postmarked September 27, 1909. More
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Trans Asia Photography (2020) 10 (2)
Published: 24 April 2020
... of questions, among them: Who are the earliest and most important photographers operating in Vietnam during the French colonial period? and What images did these photographers make and when? Bennett, a photo-enthusiast and avid collector of Asian photography, offers, as he puts it, a “modest” contribution...
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