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

Twitter OXFAM

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