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(Archive) In the name of <3

Who claims love?

This project was part of DDW 2020
In the name of &lt;3 — © Charlie-Camille Thomas (êkhô studio)

In the name of <3 explores the use of the heart symbol in the context of social media and the propagation of hate speech. In parallel, it questions the benefits of a rising discourse of love in nationalist propaganda from far-right movements, often hiding racist and sexist ideologies.

The heart is often described as a universal symbol for love, yet its history suggests otherwise: it is closer to a corporate and political medium, embedded with contemporary imbalances of class, gender, and race. The benign and seemingly innocent heart sy

Andere deelnemers


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