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re-reading some of the stuart hall classics lately, i figured my itunes seems to be turning into something more than a self-made object, as it is obviously developing a commentary function, luckily with some taste in doing so.
so it commented on halls introducing question who needs ‘identity’? (hall/du gay 1996). that famous article which opens the book and for many students the academic discourse on identity and crisis – with poly styrenes blood-curdling howl that marked the 1978 x-ray spex single identity. looking at polys performance the same year, an interval of 30 years of present past crystallizes. oscillating in-between gender, Read the rest of this entry »


the narrative construction of reality

linking to an interview stuart hall gave the australian broadcasting corporation, abc, in 1983, which i found republished in context, archived by dalkley archive press, university of illinois.
the amazing thing about this very short and concise interview might be its classical nature. stuart hall is actually talking about the falkland war and its journalistic coverage, however what he has to say on narratives, the relationship of form and content, as well as embedded ideology…

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