Visualizing Toxic Subjects

Alice Chen: Hegemonic Heteronormativity

This image captures the discursive dimensions of the recent referendums in Taiwan, particularly the discourses surrounding LGBTQ issues. This image is at the meta scale of analysis.Read more

Alice Chen: Hegemonic Heteronormativity

Anger and sadness were my initial responses to this image. I think these emotions were evoked not only because of the subject matter, but because of my own personal connection to Taiwan, having...Read more

Stephanie Narrow: Found Image: 10 Days of Danger

I wonder if a similar visualization exists for earlier fires, and if so, if there is a way to collage calendars of different fires across the last 20, 30, 50 years? How could such a visualization...Read more

Rachel Lee & Molly Bloom: Policing in the Classroom

I see the image’s subject as the mismatch in the LASPD’s presentation of themselves as a benevolent force among predominantly black and brown children and the statistical documentation...Read more

Rachel Lee & Molly Bloom: Interventions

This image projects the concept of policing as benevolence. This is clearly ironic with the statistical data from the ACLU next to the images of the friendly police officers. The...Read more

Chae Yoo: Mapping Burn Pits

This image is ethnographically intriguing because it demonstrates what sort of visual tools the informants utilize to delineate their own experiences of risk and vulnerability. I appreciated this...Read more

Shannon Bae: Toxic People

This image made me recoil at first glance; I had a rather visceral reaction to it. Visually speaking, it may be more effective to have the more "active" images placed more strategically in the...Read more

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