I saw this NYT article while scrolling down Twitter and I found it particularly interesting. It is a story of a photo collection found by chance, revealing so much about memory and black history in Brooklyn. Given that I use photos in my thesis to highlight what public commemorative works do not, I was ecstatic.
Dr. Harell echoed his commentary on phantasms to me, how the people who code also code in real life problems into games that should be unproblematic in concept (characters are genderless, we don’t code in genitals and sex, it’s just a game). But with any source of media comes commentary of representation. With commentary comes […]
I love Janelle Monáe. Like, I want to be her when I grow up. She has an immense sense of confidence, is amazingly talented, and her hair game is always strong. She is also a self-proclaimed android. And not in the way you might think of the world of Ghost in the Shell or the very campy The Terminator. No, […]