Future Face Lounge

ASU’s Steven Yazzie confronted carnival-goers with this question: How much do our visible identities − race, gender, ethnicity, social class − affect the way we are conceptualized and treated by others?Does digital media, by splintering physical reality with algorithmic filters and virtual avatars, mean the end of the tyranny of looking and seeing? Or does it merely provide new tools for encoding, sorting and measuring people to perpetuate inequality?