Tag Archive: visual culture

“Fags Doom Nations” and Other Parables of Hate: Representations of “Hate Crime” and U.S. National Identity

In 1993, Brandon Teena, a white transgender man was raped and beaten, then killed in Falls City, Nebraska. In1998, James Byrd, Jr., a Black man, was dragged to death in Jasper, Texas and… Continue reading

Safe Keeping (2002-2003)

  Safe Keeping┬ábegan as an inquiry into how the language of “safety” is shaped in people’s experiences and how commonplace, or dominant, ways of framing what constitutes safety, and safe keeping, elides other… Continue reading