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Elizabeth Wissinger on the 'Biopolitics of Beauty'

What secrets does the model’s body hold? What might it tell us about our technology-intensive society? Elizabeth Wissinger’s work explores the notion of “glamor labor,” and how the current state of productive and scientific technologies influence the bodily ideal. Having lived with a fashion photographer for several years as well as worked in the front lines herself, her work is an intimate and critical analysis of ways this industry influences us in more ways than we think. [Read More…]

Kimberly Cunningham on the sociology of forgetting


Should we change our painful memories? Talking with Kimberly Cunningham is like imagining that movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on an global scale where imperial power holds the memory zap machine. Kimberly’s work is a fascinating exploration of the implications of Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), a treatment that helps individuals recover from Post Traumatic [Read More…]