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#RACE, #TAGGING, #ART & #ETHICS: Teju Cole reflects on the “Digital Afterlife of Lost Family Photos”
This article, The Digital Afterlife of Lost Family Photos, is a thoughtful reflection on how something as seemingly benign as an old polaroid separated from its owner can create an ethical entanglement when an art project includes digitized images of people uploaded in social sharing platforms. Continue reading
USING #INSTAGRAM FOR GOOD: Using #Barbie to confront #WhiteSaviours in #Africa
(IMAGE: Quartz Africa)
In the satirical Instagram account for Savior Barbie, Barbie is in Africa running an NGO that provides drinking water to locals. “Harnessing broken white hearts to provide water to those in Africa, one tear at a time,” the tagline for her organization reads. The account, started a month ago by two 20-something white women who have worked in East Africa, now has over 18,000 followers.