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