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Farm Worker FuturismSpeculative Technologies of Resistance$
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Curtis Marez

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816672318

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Farm Workers in the Machine

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(p.1) Introduction
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Farm Worker Futurism
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Curtis Marez

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816672318.003.0001

The introduction analyzes the competing visual cultures of agribusiness futurism and farm worker futurism in order to theorize what I call campesino modernity, a social formation based in the appropriation of visual technology to project alternate futures or even the possibility of the future as such for the poor and marginalized.

Keywords:   visual culture, agribusiness, futurism, farm worker, campesino modernity, projection, inequality, agricultural history

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