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Self Aware: Zoe Crosher x Garry Winogrand

by Chelsea Rector
When I downloaded Snapchat onto my phone, I anticipated texted pics of my friend’s private parts. Fresh and naïve, or aloof and repressed, I assumed Snapchat, that’s by extension #selfie culture, had only one thing in mind. Snapchat is an app for text and picture messaging, mostly for cell phones. Everything sent through Snapchat disappears within seconds after being received and opened. If it’s not explicit, why else would you want your pictures to vanish seconds after the recipient views them? Snapchat’s icon is a ghost. Now, I recognize that Snapchat could be... [more]
Posted by Chelsea Rector on 11/22/13
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Mediated at UCR/California Museum of Photography - IE Weekly

http://www.ieweekly.com/cms/story/detail/mediated/2101/ [more]
Posted by Danial Nord on 3/1/09