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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
... culture drives the atmosphere of liminality that shrouds many of Eng’s photographs. In an eloquent introduction to China Dream , Vanessa Hua remarks on her own experiences as a second-generation child of the Chinese diaspora as she grew up in California: “Even after my parents became U.S. citizens and my...
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Trans Asia Photography (2017) 8 (1)
Published: 12 October 2017
... Photography 1860–1910; and Stephen Sheehi, in turn, reviews Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan , a rich volume edited by Luke Gartlan and Roberta Wue. Mariam Rahmani reviews Staci Gem Scheiwiller’s recent book, Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian...
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Trans Asia Photography (2023) 13 (2)
Published: 01 November 2023
... is currently undergoing rapid canonization. However, the lack of archives or collections, and their subsequent reemergence, continues to challenge conventional accounts. This unique state of liminality between “stability” and “mutability” enables Chang to not only explore the construction of photography...
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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 (2023) 13 (2)
Published: 01 November 2023
... is less seen these days in broad daylight. 6 What can be seen, instead, is the shifting landscapes, the land between agriculture and industry ( fig. 3 ). I grew up in rural China before I moved to the city, so maybe that's why these clashing landscapes and liminal spaces are especially interesting...
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Trans Asia Photography (2019) 9 (2)
Published: 12 April 2019
.... Traditionally, 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...
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Trans Asia Photography (2023) 13 (2)
Published: 01 November 2023
... accesses and occupies a liminal space of spectrality, secrecy, and haunting, transforming it into a site for renegotiation, speculation, and uncertainty—one that does not exist outside or independently of the top-down master narratives of state and nationhood but which is indelibly marked by them...
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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
... variation nor a convenient translation. Instead, it reminds us of the photographic image's liminality, of a mode of photographic seeing that has been obscured by its subsequent history: photography is also a medium of shadows. Media studies scholars have noticed how the occultist boom in early twentieth...
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Trans Asia Photography (2018) 9 (1)
Published: 22 October 2018
... 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 and, by extension, the artist’s hand...
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