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Clearing our (collective) throats

01 Apr

 

 

 

Once you start looking around for the intersection of race and beauty, you can’t stop seeing it. A colleague sent me this ad (from the Delta magazine, for Louis Vuitton) today, thinking of our class.ImageOne thing that many scholars point to in late 20th c. advertising is the “Benetton” mode of diversity, where all colors are _present_ (that is, rainbow multiculturalism).Yet, as is the case with this ad, examining the spatial relationships reveals ongoing racial hierarchies.

 

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Posted by on April 1, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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One response to “Clearing our (collective) throats

  1. Hernandez Duran Silvia

    April 18, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Interesting…

     

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