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“I agree to this”: Third Angel and the Price of Fame

Hi. My name is Rachel. I’m 36 years old, I’m happily married and I agree to this.[1] These words, a recorded sound bite voiced over a motionless studio stage, open…

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See Something, Say Something

In 2011, when Tiger Lilies came to Athens to perform, they arrived during two tumultuous days in June when the state proceeded to pummel its citizens with tear gas (most of it expired) through the might of its riot police. After all, this was the a crucial two-day period…

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The Ethics of Nostalgia

For the past few months, I’ve been reading articles about blogging. Specifically, about the way bloggers interact with the past through things such as vintage outfit posts, design pieces that…

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New French Extremity: An Exigency for Reality

Coined by critic James Quandt in 2004[i], the term New French Extremity refers to a selection of directors whose films embody a new aesthetic of naturalistic violence and symbolic transgression….

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Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature

Hila Shachar’s new book, Cultural Afterlives and Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature: Wuthering Heights and Company, published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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Which Side Are You On?

Annabel Daou’s art work ‘Which Side are You On?’ (2012) features an old television, a still image, a tape recording of the artist asking the titular question ‘which side are…

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Notes on Metamodernism, 2014