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Notes Photo January 23, 2020

Impeachment Trial Media Blackout

Not only is the media resorting to illustrators to capture the proceedings of the presidential impeachment trial, the view of the audience is also limiting.

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Notes Photo October 28, 2019

The Visual Politics of AOC’s Green New Deal Posters

Mindful of the political environment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal posters are fortified as much to counter anxiety as to elicit optimism.

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Notes Photo April 25, 2016

Photography as Language. Or, What’s Wet, Purple & Falls from the Sky?

In these examples, we’re looking at news images as an interesting shorthand for words.

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Notes Photo November 16, 2015

Eiffel Tower Peace Sign: Branding or Love Call (if for Impending Security State)?

The effort to stop a ruthless tyranny can lead to a state where the Paris of today is only a memory.

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Notes Photo March 26, 2015

Hillary Emoji

The storyline out of the gate is overexposure.

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Notes Photo January 13, 2015

Our Take on the New Charlie Hebdo "Muhammad" Cover

The first Charlie Hebdo post-attack cover is brilliant and humane on two scores, one that is obvious and the other that is less so.

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Notes Photo January 9, 2015

You Know What's Strange About The Viral Photo of the Blacked-Out Eiffel Tower?

It makes you wonder (or makes me wonder, anyway) about rhythms in the universe.

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Notes Photo January 8, 2015

The Cartoonist's Response to the Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo (and How Hard it is to Take a Joke)

The sphere was awash in cartoons and illustrations yesterday in response to the lethal attack on the French political cartoonist and satirist publication, Charlie Hebdo. This is a summary of the primary examples with some thoughts.

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Notes Photo October 18, 2013

On Banksy's NY Residency: Respect to 9/11

I know the man works quickly so I can't tell how much he intended the petals to appear blackened but it speaks eloquently, both to the horror as well as the re-emergence.

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Notes Photo August 12, 2013

Hitler Non Grata

Is there any instance where a Hitler or a bin Laden would evoke more insight than stigmatization in such a format?

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