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Trans Asia Photography (2017) 8 (1)
Published: 12 October 2017
...Mariam Rahmani Staci Gem Scheiwiller , Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth Century Iranian Photography: Desirous Bodies ( London : Routledge , 2017 ), 240 pp. ISBN: 9781138201293 2017 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial...
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Trans Asia Photography (2020) 10 (2)
Published: 24 April 2020
... of these photographs conveys in powerfully vegetal terms a theme of (up)rootedness that underpins much of Eng’s atmospherically melancholic work. References Bhabha, Homi K.  The Location of Culture . London: Routledge, 1994. Cheng, Melanie. “On Liminality.” Liminal , www.liminalmag.com/blog/melanie-cheng...
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Trans Asia Photography (2017) 8 (1)
Published: 12 October 2017
... that even “art for art’s sake” cannot escape politics. Just as vernacular photography has distinct cultural presences, the idea of photography as art manifests differently in each historical situation. Mariam Rahmani reviews Staci Gem Scheiwiller’s recent book, Liminalities of Gender...
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Trans Asia Photography (2018) 9 (1)
Published: 22 October 2018
... did average people on the street. For a longer explanation, see Staci Gem Scheiwiller, Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography: Desirous Bodies (New York: Routledge, 2017), 130. 8. Julia Hirsh, Family Photographs: Content, Meaning, and Effect (New York...
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Trans Asia Photography (2012) 3 (1)
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the form of stacks of free posters. By engaging with the un-representable, siren reveals collective sentiments, such as loss, agony, remorse, and sadness felt by the club workers. Further, by choosing to render their presence through the motif of the narrow gates, she implies the liminal state...
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Trans Asia Photography (2019) 9 (2)
Published: 12 April 2019
..., these flags are printed on cotton cloth in the five colors of the elements of Buddhist cosmology and placed at sites of sanctity or liminal points in the landscape, such as mountain passes and river crossings. However, in the Pitt Rivers installation, only green, red, yellow, and blue feature in the backdrops...
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Trans Asia Photography (2012) 2 (2)
Published: 01 April 2012
..., deliberately evoking emotion, rather than relying on the direct experience of visual footage. Jain takes on the role of the storyteller of storytellers, on liminal ground between the subjective and objective, injecting emotion into the document through music by Boris Krzisnik and sound design by Niraj Gera...
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Trans Asia Photography (2022) 12 (1)
Published: 01 May 2022
... by darkness. Though darkness is where it eventually heads, the shadow's hesitance in twilight is what compelled Lu Xun to become a chronicler of shadows in an age of modernity and enlightenment. 68 This liminal realm, between the blinding exposure of day and the blind darkness of night, is where shadowy...
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Trans Asia Photography (2018) 9 (1)
Published: 22 October 2018
... reproduction, tracing occupies a liminal space: it cannot be said to “state an interpretation,” nor can it be understood as a direct material vestige of the thing it visually represents. Batniji’s images are, in a literal sense, indices not of the figures they portray but of a manually operated tool...
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