Image from “On the Beauty of Absence.”
- Theorists have made a fuss for a while now about how the body is “inscribed” or made “legible” by society. Here’s the process in real-time: a new tool allows police to identify suspects based on tattoos, scars, and other visible bodily markers.
- Square America is probably the most thoughtfully curated collection of vernacular photographs I’ve ever seen. Very impressive. (via Utne)
- The NYT delves into the arduous making of “The Road to Freedom,” the exhibition of Civil Rights photographs at the High Museum in Atlanta.
- Images can now be stored in particle clouds. (Unfortunately, this is a subscriber-only piece, but you can get the gist from the preview.)