African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

The Lens in the Mirror: How Surveillance is Pictured in the Media and Public Culture

Tue, March 24, 2015
The Lens in the Mirror: How Surveillance is Pictured in the Media and Public Culture

Dr. Simone Brown participated in a joint open society-bagnews salon where she helped to examin the visual representation of surveillance in traditional and social media.

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This is the replay of a joint Open Society Foundation/BagNews Salon examining the visual representation of surveillance in traditional and social media. Held Sunday, March 1st, 2015 in coordination with Open Society’s current “Watching You, Watching Me” exhibition, this online HangOut was led by BagNewsSalon moderator and visual scholar, Cara Finnegan of the University of Illinois, and co-produced by curator and writer, Marvin Heiferman. You can also see the imagery in the slideshow below. The photos for the edit, selected out of thousands, were also crowdsourced from subject experts as well as students from journalism and visual communications programs around the country.

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