Over a few days in February 2014, a revolution took place in Ukraine. How was this exceptional event reflected in user-generated media shared on Instagram in Kiev? What can visual social media tell us about the experiences of thousands of people and life in their city during a social upheaval?
While other researchers and journalists have used quantitative analysis of social media during social protests and uprisings, this is the first project to focus on Instagram.
Opening Soon:Wang Guangle, an exhibition of the Chinese artist’s abstract paintings, will be on view at Pace’s 510 West 25th Street location from October 10 through November 1. Please join us for an opening reception tomorrow night, Thursday October 9, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Images: Coffin Paint 14019, 2014. acrylic on canvas.