Back to all topics Marta J. Zarzycka
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Notes Photo June 14, 2018

From the Olympics to Singapore: Kim Jong Un’s Remarkable Visual Makeover

Kim Jong Un has proved himself a master at softening his media image. His summit with Donald Trump in Singapore was just the latest example. 

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Notes Photo April 5, 2018

The Meaning of Emma in the Visual War on Parkland’s Survivor Activists

Emma has become the visual trademark of political dissent and generational change, a contemporary Rosie the Riveter.

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Notes Photo February 2, 2018

The Remarkable Scenes of the Women Facing Larry Nassar

I am shaken by the faces of former patients of Nassar as they come undone. I find it hard to look too long.

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Notes Photo September 12, 2017

Monster Hurricanes and Eco Disaster Photos: The Indecisive Moment

These eco disaster photos allow us to take account of the slow consequences of Harvey and Irma. The fact they defy closure is the whole point.

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Notes Photo July 24, 2017

Feeling Alt-Right: Hate and Shame In Online Right-Wing Imagery

How meme-makers use *humor* to exploit the grey-zone in social media guidelines meant to distinguish hate speech from legitimate political expression.

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