The Iconography of Dissent and Global Politics

EyeCons are highly valued in an age awash in ephemeral information, popular culture and celebrity personalities. They are visual shortcuts in our optic consciousness whose efficacy can be measured by the performativity and impact of their ideas on public opinion, their ability to emote anger or to force a reaction, and the durability of their message to outlast its birth event and inspire succeeding generations of activists.

A Digital Report from the Robarts Counterpublics Working Group October 2004

Daniel Drache, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Director

David Clifton, Research Associate

Marc Froese, Research Associate