Hashtags such as #iamstaying and #wewontmove articulate distinct semiotics and politics of belonging, ranging from nostalgic memorywork to calls for resistance and revolution. Ana Deumert reflects on the South African context.
Even for kids it is quite easy to present themselves to the world and learn to manipulate their online identity. But how does constructed identity affect online culture and what is the effect of impression management on our notion of authenticity.
#womeninstreet celebrates female street photography. With women still being commodified and objectified in public spaces in society, the camera helps to turn the gaze around. Therefore, the female street photographer is seen as the flâneuse.