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On Sinofuturism

Resisting Techno-Orientalism in Understanding Kuaishou, Douyin, and Chinese A.I.

Yunying Huang

. China has, for instance, aimed to build the world's most powerful surveillance system ( You 2019 ), and the government has embraced technologies like facial recognition and A.I. to identify and track 1.4 billion people from criminals to jaywalkers to

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Screening Vulnerability

Brian Bergen-Aurand

thirty independent documentaries and TV documentaries and one feature film, Camera (2014), which is a science-fiction thriller concerned with surveillance, obsession, and gentrification. Their films have won or been nominated for a number of awards and

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Loving and Grieving with Heart of a Dog and Merleau-Ponty's Depth

Saige Walton

and human), surveillance, family, memory, love, and mortality are among her foremost subjects. Consistent with the film essay's inherent instability and its “changing experiential expressions,” Anderson's stories unfold in an associative fashion

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

of portable and personal devices and the institutional ones of medical and surveillance imaging. It addresses the portrayal, function, dissemination, affect, and reception of screened bodies from the perspectives of gender and sexuality studies

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

medical tourist as film tourist, the relationship between European art film and the archive of the black body, new ways of describing the filmic experience through Baruch Spinoza and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, the pornographic body under state surveillance

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“Banal Apocalypse”

An Interview with Author Ta-wei Chi on the New Translation of The Membranes

Jane Chi Hyun Park and Ta-wei Chi

-aging benefits, all the while recording the client's biometric data. As Ari Heinrich notes, M-skin uncannily predicts contemporary forms of surveillance technology—from fitness and sleep trackers to CCTV and satellite cameras (Heinrich forthcoming). Indeed, the

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Toward a Queer Sinofuturism

Ari Heinrich, Howard Chiang, and Ta-wei Chi

. Dissatisfied with the flattened depiction of Chinese surveillance in contemporary Western Orientalist discourses, Huang refuses to go along with characterizations of Chinese netizens as passively subject to “suppression,” instead arguing for a better

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

her book People’s Pornography: Sex and Surveillance on the Chinese Internet , Katrien Jacobs (2012) speaks eloquently about the differences between Hong Kong female netizens and their counterparts across the Chinese border. 3 While Hong Kong women

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Alexa, Affect, and the Algorithmic Imaginary

Addressing Privacy and Security Concerns Through Emotional Advertising

Linda Kopitz

, and gendered presence. “Alexa, Is It Going to Rain Today?”—Ordinary Affects and the Establishment of Trust Although other criticized forms of surveillance and privacy infringements are more difficult to avoid—public surveillance cameras, for

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The Self On-Screen

Pavel Pyś Reflects on The Body Electric

Pavel Pyś

and its commodification for consumption, pleasure, and sexual gratification. One of her first interactive installations, Leeson's Deep Contact (1984–1989) was originally installed with a surveillance camera that would detect the presence of a gallery