Arts and Culture

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: horror & humiliation, hypervisibility, and invisibility

Have you ever seen yourself through another’s eyes? What did it look like? Was it ugly, terrible, horrifying? Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric, among other things, illustrates how a lens of horror descends during a microaggression. In other words, the victim sees a horrific image of themselves. Citizen features a collection of microaggressions […]