Journal of Aesthetics and Culture

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Vol. 9, No. 2, 2017

Working towards Diversity with a Postmigrant Perspective: How to Examine Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Cultural Institutions
IntroductionRepresentation of diversity is not yet the norm in Danish cultural institutions. Reports from the Danish Ministry of Culture in recent years describe the cultural landscape of Denmark as being filled with white, male bodies and voices, but...
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(Post-)Migration in the Age of Globalisation: New Challenges to Imagination and Representation
Recent global developments have infused a new sense of urgency into Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller's statement from 1993 that we live in "the age of migration".1 Work-related migration, forced migration and, in particular, the movements of refugees...
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Beyond the Bounds of the Ethnic: For Postmigrant Cultural and Social Research
Migration moves and shapes societies to a much greater extent than politicians and researchers concerned with those societies would like to believe. Social realities have long outstripped attempts to order and control them by means of internal national...
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A Bricolage of Identifications: Storying Postmigrant Belonging
The opening sentence of one of the first books about postmigration provides a good starting point for the discussion to follow: "We need to recognise that [...] dichotomized cultural differences[...]are vastly overstated in ethnic discourse"1 and link...
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Postmigrant Theatre: The Ballhaus Naunynstraße Takes on Sexual Nationalism
Always this number with the headscarf, sexual emancipation, I'm fed up with playing your Turkish stereotype. Now I'm gonna do a Tarantino film.. .1Postmigration in theatre and theoryTheatre, as an art form, is seldom considered a major social or theoretical...
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From the Cosmos to the Polis: On Denizens, Art and Postmigration Worldmaking
The concept of "postmigration",1 understood as a non-binary description of the movement, exchange and settlement of people and ideas across both imaginative and material boundaries, is a compelling concept through which to engage with contemporary politics,...
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Does Philosophy Contribute to an Invasion Complex? Sloterdijk the Antagonist and the Agonism of Mouffe
Why does the presence of cultural difference inspire such hostility? Even if the proportion of people who are defined as a minority is expanding, and the role of cultural difference is assuming greater significance in public life, why is this presence...
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Vol. 9, No. 1, 2017

Reconsidering the Exhibition When Attitudes Become Form Curated by Harald Szeemann: Form versus "Anti-Form" in Contemporary Art
Introduction: contemporary art and aesthetic judgmentIn attempting to evaluate contemporary artworks in the context of art theory, we come straight to the problem of aesthetic judgment.1 According to Ralph A. Smith, "when referring to aesthetic education,...
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Toward an Aural Aesthetics of 24/7 Environments: Beethoven, Audio Stretching, and Techno-Indeterminacy
"Are sounds just sounds or are they Beethoven?"John CageIn this essay, I explore a new mode of listening that emerges as both a token of the banality of contemporary digital culture and as a radical challenge to classical and contemporary musical aesthetics....
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Race in the Age of Tribeless Youth Culture: Rick Famuyiwa's Dope (2015) and Recent Shifts in African-American Pop Culture
IntroductionThis article posits Rick Famuyiwa's 2015 film Dope as a site of convergence for broader shifts in recent AfricanAmerican pop culture against the backdrop of postracial ideology. Dope centers on Malcolm Adekanbi (Shameik Moore), a high school...
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Anonymous Art Reconsidered: Anonymity and the Contemporary Art Institution
IntroductionA wide array of artworks-major and minor paintings and sculptures, written texts and oral traditions, graffiti and public monuments, ceremonial objects and applied craftsmanship-are destined to remain the products of anonymous creators. Cities,...
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The "Futurist" Aesthetics of ISIS
"We had stayed up all night, my friends and I, under hanging mosque lamps with domes of filigreed brass, domes starred like our spirits, shining like them with the prisoned radiance of electric hearts. For hours we had trampled our atavistic ennui into...
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Post Memory and Cinematic Affect in the Midwife
Cinema has played a major role in the cultural production of the memory of the Second World War (WWII). Ever since the end of WWII, film-makers in both Europe and Hollywood have contributed to the emergence of this mediated and remediated memory. Yet...
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Doing Good, Feeling Bad: Humanitarian Emotion in Crisis
Today humanitarian reason has become so morally unassailable that it amounts to a sheer intellectual taboo, remarks moral anthropologist Didier Fassin in his landmark book Humanitarian Reason.1 On the face of it this observation seems just right. If...
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Critical Autobiography: A New Genre?
IntroductionAutobiographies, or, as it is today more popular, memoirs,1 have gone, in the past two decades or so, through a complete make over. Memoir, in fact, is nothing short of a phenomenon. What is, to wit, phenomenal about memoir is how prismatic...
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To Sort, to Match and to Share: Addressivity in Online Dating Platforms
In early 2017, the popular online dating site OkCupid's homepage featured an illustration of mismatched socks. A striped sock, a polka-dot sock and two plain socks with different-coloured heels hover above a caption that reads: "Our matching algorithm...
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Vol. 8, 2016

Aesthetics in the Age of Digital Humanities
Copyright: ©2016 O. Naukkarinen & J. Bragge. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or...
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Conglomerate Memory and Cosmopolitanism
Copyright: ©2016 S. Ryan. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Aesthetic Experience of Beautiful and Ugly Persons: A Critique
Copyright: ©2016 M. Suojanen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Beardsley on Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction
Copyright: ©2016 S.-Y. Lin. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Telling Time: Representations of Ruins in the Grotesques of Sixteenth-Century Italy
Copyright: ©2016 M. F. Hansen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Essay in Honor of Robert Motherwell's Centenary: ''Temporalized Form'': Mediating Romanticism and American Expressionism Robert Motherwell, Henri Bergson, and the Ontological Origins of Abstraction around 1800 1
Copyright: ©2016 M. Milz. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Vol. 8, No. 1, 2016

Nordic Noir in the UK: The Allure of Accessible Difference
In the twenty-first century, Scandinavian crime fiction or "Nordic noir," as it has become labelled in the United Kingdom, has become a local as well as a global obsession described as forming a recognisable international brand. Books and TV series have...
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Essay in Honor of Robert Motherwell's Centenary: "Temporalized Form": Mediating Romanticism and American Expressionism-Robert Motherwell, Henri Bergson, and the Ontological Origins of Abstraction around 1800 1
DISCOURSIVE FORMATIONS OF EXPRESSIONISM AND ROMANTICISM IN MOTHERWELL'S WORKSThe 100th anniversary of Robert Motherwell's birth invites a reevaluation of his artistic theory and practice. In locating the origins of Robert Motherwell's form-finding process,...
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Conglomerate Memory and Cosmopolitanism
"We cannot be fully human alone. We are made for interdependence." -Desmond Tutu, God Has a DreamIn the event of disbanding borders and becoming citizens of the world, we pause-mid-pivot- before facing radical alterity. Clenching and rocking, our footing...
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The New Nordic? A Critical Examination
The Nordic countries (or Norden in the Scandinavian languages) are a geographical and cultural homogeneous region consisting of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, including the associated territories of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the...
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Aesthetic Experience of Beautiful and Ugly Persons: A Critique
Aesthetics examines the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty. Non-Western cultures have also created their own unique aesthetics, which exists in many different forms and styles. However, it is not easy to say...
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Embodied Meaning and Art as Sense-Making: A Critique of Beiser's Interpretation of the "End of Art Thesis"
BEISER ON THE END OF ART THESISWhenever "Hegel" and "aesthetics" are ever mentioned together in the same sentence, invariably one will refer to this so-called "End of Art" thesis.1 Hegel is taken to have espoused this thesis in the following passage...
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On the Destruction of Musical Instruments
Why do we think it is wrong to destroy or mistreat a musical instrument, and what grounds our reactions when we see musical instruments being damaged or destroyed? This is the question Stephen Davies tries to answer in his essay "What is the Sound of...
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Telling Time: Representations of Ruins in the Grotesques of Sixteenth-Century Italy
A fascination with temporality seems to be a common denominator in the visual culture of the sixteenth century. The concept of time was dealt with and turned into images in many different ways, and a plurality of temporalities often coexisted in one...
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Aesthetics in the Age of Digital Humanities
Traditionally, well-informed conceptions about the field of aesthetics have been formed by studying it for a long time and carefully-by reading and writing books and articles, teaching and following lectures, and taking part in academic discussions in...
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Beardsley on Literature, Fiction, and Nonfiction
Speech act theory was originally proposed and developed by J. L. Austin to explain deeds performed by utterances in particular contexts.1 His focus is mainly on illocutionary acts, that is, speech acts performed in using language. The operational schema...
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The Rise and Fall of the New Nordic Cuisine
On May 13, 2016, the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke was invited to a state banquet at the White House. The Danish Prime Minister gave a speech to his American host, Barack Obama, and to the surprise of many, Løkke-who has a history of terrible international...
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Contemporary Perspectives in Aesthetic Theory: Steven Connor, Sianne Ngai and the Edible World
This paper is an introduction to the work of Steven Connor and Sianne Ngai, two theorists who make contrasting and complementary efforts to think critically about a number of resilient biases in contemporary aesthetic discourse. I argue that the work...
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The World Goes Modern: New Globalized Framings of the Postwar Era in the Contemporary Exhibitions after Year Zero and the World Goes Pop
As subject to musealization the arts and culture of the postwar era of the 1950s and 1960s are currently reassessed from being a too well-known and slightly conformed in-between age easily overshadowed by the WW2-years and the notorious late-1960s to...
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New Nordic Comics-A Question of Promotion?
In September 2015, the third Argentinian Comicopolis comics festival took place in Buenos Aires. One of the exhibitions on show at the festival was called Kolor Klimax. The exhibition was curated by Kalle Hakkola, the executive director of the Finnish...
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New Nordic Exceptionalism: Jeuno JE Kim and Ewa Einhorn's the United Nations of Norden and Other Realist Utopias
In November 2009, the Nordic Council of Ministers of Culture organized a 2-day Nordic Culture Forum summit at the Nordic embassy complex in Berlin. The seminar sought to examine "the role of the Nordic Region in a globalized world," by discussing "the...
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New Nordic and Scandinavian Retro: Reassessment of Values and Aesthetics in Contemporary Nordic Design
With the designation "New Nordic," design from the Nordic countries has once again entered the international scene as a broad trend in the last 10 years. This is part of a general fascination for "Nordic Cool" discussed in this volume that seems to be...
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Vol. 7, 2015

Thinking through the Sociality of Art Objects
"Horrible, horrible, this is not African art, this is European art!" screamed H. V. Meyerowitz, the British sculptor and designer and head of the art department of Achimota College in the British Gold Coast Colony in the thirties, when Amon Kotei, an...
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Translating Cuba: Diasporic Writing between Moving Cultures and Moving Media
Recent publications have put a theoretical focus on linking cultural and interart studies, thus opening up interart studies for inter- or transcultural approaches, as well as connecting transcultural studies with the concept of transmediality to analyze...
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Unsettled Borders and Memories: A ''Local'' Indigenous Perspective on Contemporary Globalization
Copyright: © 2015 M. Watson. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Beauty and Critical Art: Is Beauty at Odds with Critical - Political Engagement?
Copyright: ©2015 M. A. Asavei. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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The Arena of Thanatos: Psuche', Soma, and Sigalit Landau's Body Representation* a Comparative Study
Copyright: ©2015 N. S. Sadeh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Richard Begam and James Soderholm. Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture
Copyright: © 2015 D. Fjellestad. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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On the Re-Emergence of Motion and Innovations in the Gabor Body's Intermedia Experiments
Copyright: ©2015 K. Lipinski. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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''I Am a Place'': Aletheia as Aesthetic and Political Resistance in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing
Copyright: ©2015 J. Wrethed. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Global Art History: A View from the North
Copyright: ©2015 A. R. Petersen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Aporetic Experiences of Time in Anti-Narrative Art
Copyright: ©2015 P. Capdevila. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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The Symbolic Significance of Motifs on Selected Asante Religious Temples
Copyright: (c)2015 E. A. Asante et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and...
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Digital Utopias and Real Cities - Computer-Generated Images in Re-Design of Public Space
Copyright: ©2015 M. Michalowska. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Digital Scenography and the Mimetic Aporia of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle
Copyright: ©2015 J. R. D'Aoust. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Seeing with Special Requirements: Visual Frictions during the Everyday
Copyright: ©2015 A. Lehmuskallio. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Selfies beyond Self-Representation: The (Theoretical) F(r)ictions of a Practice
Copyright: ©2015 E. Gómez Cruz and H. Thornham. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Sensory Experiences of Digital Photo-Sharing - ''Mundane Frictions'' and Emerging Learning Strategies
Copyright: ©2015 V. Fors. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Academic Knowing In/through Double Perspectives
Copyright: ©2015 M. Melin. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform,...
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Visual Frictions
Copyright: ©2015 K. Becker & P. Frosh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Mourning Mandela: Sacred Drama and Digital Visuality in Cape Town
Copyright: ©2015 P. Uimonen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Mish Mabsoota : On Teaching with a Camera in Revolutionary Cairo
Copyright: ©2015 M. R. Westmoreland. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to...
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Photographic Social Media, Designed Landscapes and Urban, Place-Based Visibilities: In Search of Friction
Copyright: ©2015 E. Despard. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Unlikely Cryptfellows: Hospitality, Difference, and Spectrality at the 9/11 Museum
Copyright: ©2015 L. A. Balfour. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix,...
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Childhood Re-Edits: Challenging Norms and Forming Lay Professional Competence on YouTube
Copyright: ©2015 K. Economou & A.-L. Lindgren. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or...
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Visual Frictions
Copyright: ©2015 K. Becker & P. Frosh. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format...
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Vol. 6, 2014

The Meta as an Aesthetic Category
The meta as an aesthetic categoryBruno Trentini*Department of Visual Arts, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, FranceAbstractPhilosophical logic defined a metalanguage as a language about a language. After that, the word "metapicture" was...
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Veneration and Wonder - the Politics of Making Art in an Oaxacan Village
Veneration and Wonder--the politics of making art in an Oaxacan villageKarin Becker1* and Geska Helena Bre?evi?21Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; 2Performing Pictures, Stockholm, SwedenAbstractThis article examines...
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Creative Workers' Views on Cultural Heritage and Sustainability
Creative workers' views on cultural heritage and sustainabilityDawn Bennett1*, Anna Reid2 and Peter Petocz31Curtin University, Bentley, Australia; 2Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia; 3Department of Statistics, Macquarie University, Sydney,...
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Performing the Web: Negotiating Affect and Online Aesthetics
Performing the web: negotiating affect and online aestheticsRoberta Buiani*Department of Communication Studies, York University, Toronto, CanadaAbstractOn October 1, 2011, following its public debut at a gallery in Toronto, the Sandbox Project made its...
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Editorial
PROCESS AND PRACTICE: NEW DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE SENSIBLEEditorialPublished: 17 April 2014©2014 B. M. S. Thomsen et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/),...
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Looking at the Family Photo Album: A Resumed Theoretical Discussion of Why and How
In the spring term 2014, I taught an MA level class called "Photography--art, medium, image" at the University of Copenhagen addressing MA students of art history, cultural studies, and visual culture. It was a survey course and when I talked about my...
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''Silencio'': Hearing Loss in David Lynch's Mulholland Drive
"Silencio": hearing loss in David Lynch's Mulholland DriveAllister Mactaggart*Digital and Creative Industries, Chesterfield College, Chesterfield, United KingdomAbstractIn a filmmaking career replete with extraordinary images and sounds, David Lynch's...
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Spivak's Derrida: Exploring the Materiality of Discourse
ORIGINAL ARTICLESpivak's Derrida: exploring the materiality of discourseAlan Ramon Ward*Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UKAbstractThis paper argues how it is that woman's role and function within a global economy...
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Bringing the Land Foundation Back to Earth: A New Model for the Critical Analysis of Relational Art
Bringing The Land Foundation Back to Earth: a new model for the critical analysis of relational artClare Veal*Department of Art History and Film Studies, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaAbstractIn 1998, the publishing of Nicolas Bourriaud's...
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See to Believe: The Center for Tactical Magic's Sleight of Hand
PROCESS AND PRACTICE: NEW DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE SENSIBLESee to believe: the Center for Tactical Magic's sleight of handGretchen Coombs*School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AustraliaAbstractThe Bay...
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Vol. 5, 2013

Picturing the World - Cinematic Globalization in the Deserts of Babel
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONPicturing the world--cinematic globalization in the deserts of BabelMads Anders Baggesgaard*Department of Aesthetics and Communication--Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractGlobalization remains a challenge...
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A Short Paragraph from the Laboratory
A short paragraph from the laboratoryPatrik Eriksson*Published: 19 March 2013*Correspondence to: Patrik Eriksson, Valand Academy, Box 132, 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden. Email: patrik.eriksson@akademinvaland.gu.se© 2013 P. Eriksson. This is an Open Access...
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Buying Blood Diamonds and Altering Global Capitalism. Mads Brugger as Unruly Artivist in the Ambassador
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONBuying blood diamonds and altering global capitalism. Mads Brügger as unruly artivist in The AmbassadorCamilla Møhring Reestorff*Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractThis article argues...
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''Taste Is Not to Conform to the Art, but the Art to the Taste'': Aesthetic Instrumentalism and the British Body Politic in the Neoclassical Age
"Taste is not to conform to the art, but the art to the taste": aesthetic instrumentalism and the British body politic in the neoclassical ageKarl Axelsson*Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, SwedenAbstractThe eighteenth century witnessed...
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The Imagination of Touch: Surrealist Tactility in the Films of Jan Svankmajer
The imagination of touch: surrealist tactility in the films of Jan SvankmajerKristoffer Noheden*Department of Media Studies, Section for Cinema Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm, SwedenAbstractThis article is a theoretical examination of tactility...
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Against Globalization
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONAgainst globalizationPublished: 28 November 2013©2013 Mads Anders Baggesgaard and Lotte Philipsen. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/),...
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Autonomy, Pluralism, Play: Danto, Greenberg, Kant, and the Philosophy of Art History
Autonomy, pluralism, play: Danto, Greenberg, Kant, and the philosophy of art historyClark Buckner*San Francisco Art InstituteAbstractArthur Danto's celebrated declaration of "the end of art" might seem to accommodate well the apparently open-ended aesthetic...
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Towards a New Conceptualization of the Wire as a Media Object
Toward a New Conceptualization of The Wire as a Media ObjectJakob Nilsson*AbstractThis article sets out, first of all, to systematically debunk arguments that attribute to the serial The Wire a medium specificity of "television," and second of all,...
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Editorial
EDITORIALPublished: 4 January 2013© 2013 Editorial. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/), permitting all non-commercial...
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Unbound: The Circulation of Works of Art among Different Cultures
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONUnbound: the circulation of works of art among different culturesLotte Philipsen*Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractThis article investigates how cultural circulation of art may be considered...
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The Body between Intimacy and Globalization
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONThe body between intimacy and globalizationSvend Erik Larsen*Department of Aesthetics and Communication-Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkAbstractAll humans share the condition of being bodily beings. This...
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Language, Visuality, and the Body. on the Return of Discourse in Contemporary Performance
Language, visuality, and the body. On the return of discourse in contemporary performanceVangelis Athanassopoulos*Department of Visual Arts, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, FranceAbstractThis article deals with the return of discourse in...
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Cinematic Innervation: The Intuitive Form of Perception in the Distracted Perceptual Field
Cinematic innervation: the intuitive form of perception in the distracted perceptual fieldSungyong Ahn*The Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia & Film, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South KoreaAbstractIn "The Work of Art in the...
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The Pilaga of the Argentine Chaco through an Exoticizing and Ethnographic Lens: The Swedish Documentary Film Following Indian Trails by the Pilcomayo River
The Pilagá of the Argentine Chaco through an exoticizing and ethnographic lens: The Swedish documentary film Following Indian trails by the Pilcomayo RiverAnne Gustavsson1* and Mariana Giordano21IDAES/UNSAM--CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 2IIGHI...
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The Politics of Universalism. Strategic Uses of Human Rights Discourses in Early Modernity
AGAINST GLOBALIZATIONThe politics of universalism. Strategic uses of human rights discourses in early modernityKaren-Margrethe Simonsen*Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Århus C, DenmarkAbstractThis article investigates the...
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Veils and Sunglasses
Veils and sunglassesThorsten Botz-Bornstein*Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Hawally, KuwaitAbstractBoth the veil and sunglasses aim to disrupt gazes. Marshal McLuhan has analysed sunglasses...
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Mashing and Remixing: Using the Quadripartita Ratio in the Aesthetic Public Sphere
Mashing and remixing: using the quadripartita ratio in the aesthetic public sphereMiles C. Coleman*Department of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USAAbstractIn this article, a remix produced by the artist Pogo and a mashup made by...
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