partially with those of theatrical performance. In his film version of Coriolanus (2012), for example, Ralph Fiennes utilises close-ups and thus draws on restrained gestures and reduced voice amplification compared with when he was trying to reach the dress circle during London stage performances of the same role in 2000. Variously magnified, distanced or distorted by the camera’s positioning, and further modified during editing, the performance of film actors signifies not less than – but differently from – that of their theatrical counterparts.
away from the major creative hubs of Europe and the consumption centres of America to a new zone: the so-called periphery and its players. Here we examine a constellation of people and places that are important to the European fashion system, even though they are at quite some distance, either geographically or symbolically, from any European fashion capital.
Fashion has always been a global trade. The twenty-first century has witnessed a new phase of globalization made possible by international trade agreements, technologies such as container ships and digital
in favour of the
aura-reproduction opposition. Little is said, for example, about his
paradoxical idea that the aura is ‘the unique appearance or
semblance of distance, no matter how close it may be’
(Benjamin 2007b : 518), despite the
importance of distance to print-informed discourse (Weisberg 1986 : 58) and the fact that
‘“paradox” can be seen to be a fundamental
terms. He called for protectionist measures and, in contrast with the free market hawks, pointed to a role for government in protecting and preserving the American heartlands. Like Trump, he distanced himself from ‘neocon’ visions of the US's global role, stressing the country's heritage as a republic rather than an empire. Just as there were close affinities between Trump and the ‘Alt-Right’, there were associations between Buchanan and paleo-conservatism. Yet, Buchanan remained at the margins whilst Trump seized the presidency.
The changed economic context self
with an abundance of material, but no firm narrative
architecture, and there is never any one finalised form for the
viewer to strive towards.
If Dean works to undermine stasis, a sense of touch
or contiguity with the referent is also dismantled. The
printmaker's hand intrudes to swell the distance between
imprint and impression, as photogravure adds the rogue element of
forces to be ready to react quickly without a transition period to a war footing: the NDMC provides the capability to do so. 5
The NDMC is also tasked with other roles: it is equipped with a supercomputer that facilitates, for instance, strategic analysis and forecasting, drawing on material from past wars to assess how future wars might evolve. Shoigu has used the example of the war in Yugoslavia. He suggested that it was
a large-scale NATO operation. Their naval buildup, missile deployment, dislocations and distances were all subject to analysis. The machine
solidly Democratic North-Eastern and Upper-Midwest states that would assure an Electoral College majority. Yet, after just a few hours of vote counting it was more than clear that the ‘firewall’ had collapsed and Trump had by then not one but a number of routes to the 270 Electoral Votes required to secure the presidency. 2 From then on, it was easy. Trump's victory was, according to Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the US House of Representatives who had distanced himself from Trump during much of the campaign, ‘the most incredible political feat’ that he had seen in his
distance/proximity (impartial) observation/ (sensuous) inhabitation,
he draws out complexities which are not set in stone, but which ebb
and flow. It is within these tensions that the entanglements of life
arise – in terms of human interactions and entwinings, as
well as ideas of vitalism, and human to non-human relationships
(Greenhough, 2010 ). Elsewhere, Wylie ( 2005 ) uses a solitary long distance
strategist distanced themselves from confrontational strategies:
The desire to strike at ObamaCare is praiseworthy. But any strategy to repeal, delay or replace the law must have a credible chance of succeeding or affecting broad public opinion positively. The defunding strategy doesn't … It is an ill-conceived tactic, and Republicans should reject it. (Rove, 2013 )
The sequences continued and the fuelling of passions and the dashing of hopes set the scene for a different and more radical insurgency. Trump offered a means by which Tea Party supporters could
as a reminder that the notion that there can be any final resolution to the historiographical debate on black civil rights is as vain as the hope of discovering the mythical pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. The location sought recedes forever into the distance for every advance made towards it. It is the fate of all historians never to find a conclusive, definitive answer to the questions posed by their research. Their role is not to uncover any final truth, but rather to play a part in an unceasing search for a fuller and more detailed understanding of the