Sunday, March 28, 2021
[Millennials’ Voices] Fictional characters and their symbology as a powerful tool for activist expressions
By Mariya Mubeen Protests and activism are always about a cause, or a change. It involves imagining the world as a better place, even if the ‘better’ changes from protest to protest. At the end of the day, protests represent a group of people coming together to change something and usually this involves...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Viral activism: memes, hashtags, and social change
Following the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many artists and activists have tried to mobilize against Donald Trump by sharing images online. The #TrumpArtworks hashtag, for instance, involves photoshopping Trump into famous paintings, mocking his (easily disproven) claims of record inauguration crowds, the size of his hands, and so on. "This...