Donald Trump’s embarrassingly lo-res tweet of an American flag encapsulates how Iranians have been dominating the social media game during the recent tensions.
Reports by the mainstream media and uploads on social media tell vastly different stories of the ongoing protests.
After sharing feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art on social media, 26-year-old theater director Yulia Tsvetkova has been placed under house arrest, fined, and accused of distributing “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors.”
Under pressure for its alleged ties to the Chinese government and other security concerns, the developers behind TikTok published the company’s first “transparency report.”
The ongoing movement immortalizes its actions and demands through crowdsourced imagery.
A modern saint. A former Navy SEAL. A secret anti-Mormon activist. Why do so many rumors and memes swirl around the children’s television icon?
The International Documentary Association and the Doc Society have filed a lawsuit over the new policy that visa applicants register their social media profiles.
As the landscape for cultural production shifts, it’s worth asking what does or does not constitute a documentary now. Here are some thoughts.
Since a picture of one of his works hit #1 on a NYC subreddit, Rob Anderson has enjoyed a surge of attention for his sunny, colorful art. Hyperallergic talks to him about transitioning from being a shoe salesman to a full-time artist.
Teens are dancing to messages from their abusive exes, continuing the legacy of artists like Ana Mendieta and Suzanne Lacy.
Evo Morales made the Wiphala one of the country’s two official flags in 2009. Now, forces that have taken over Bolivia desecrate the emblem, while the resistance waves it proudly.
The recent uprising in Chile is full of references to the beloved Negro Matapacos, who accompanied protesters for many years. As his legend spreads, so too do images of the good boy.