Learning to See | Visual literacy

Understanding the history of power and marginalization will help us see when media is misrepresenting a community or culture. Explore examples and learn to recognize stereotypes, narrative tropes, disrespectful design, and exoticization.

Click through the images to join the discussion about how to engage communities to participate in their own representation.

 

Photography & Filmmaking

     Introducing Africa to the OMG community

Introducing Africa to the OMG community

  Scandinavian chocolate cake edition

Scandinavian chocolate cake edition

  The misguided focus of advocacy photography

The misguided focus of advocacy photography

 Disaster pornography from Somalia

Disaster pornography from Somalia

  Famine Africa stereotype porn shows no letup

Famine Africa stereotype porn shows no letup

 
 

Social Media

      Twitter OXFAM

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