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Magic Mike XXL (2015): Or, The Greatest Film Ever Made

About seven minutes into this magnificent film, Channing Tatum’s character, ‘Magic’ Mike, starts dancing to the song ‘Pony’ by Ginuwine. He’s in his workshop, sawing and melding while sparks fly out around his body, glittering across his exposed, greased-up, and obscenely muscular arms. 938 more words

Doing Visual Research from a Disability Studies Perspective

As usual, I’m caught up in the language. I’m searching for some resources to help me figure out how to use visuals in ways that are accessible to people who use text-readers and other technologies. 732 more words

no.02_ready to hang (out)

we are not ready to hang but we are ready to hang out.

the performative happening is a collaboration with HOSPIZ DER FAULHEIT from zurich and took place at our showing at the… 234 more words


The Politics of Performance in Noviembre (Achero Mañas, 2003)

Screams and gasps accompany a dark, black and white image of a gun fading into focus.  A shot is fired and a paper explosion escapes from the barrel of the gun, which is not a lethal weapon but rather a prop in an artistic performance (Figure 1).  1,300 more words


Public Information Film Project: Storyboarding

Last weekend filming commenced on the public information film project. Moe, my daughter, will play quite a central part in the project. However, she was reluctant to be filmed. 271 more words

Public Information Films

Performativity: how measurement, evidence-gathering and accountability are wrecking education

I imagine you are familiar with the terms “evidence-based reporting” and “accountability”. Both of these concepts seem perfectly reasonable, don’t they? I mean, the idea of gathering evidence to draw conclusions or learn more about something is fundamental to the… 2,366 more words


Speaking Sculpture: Images and their potency (Kalamazoo 2016 session)

CFP: Session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies
University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016

Deadline: September 15, 2015

Speaking Sculpture: Images and their Potency… 418 more words

Call For Conference Session Papers