Lev Manovich's Instagram Study in The Atlantic

October 21, 2014

What Revolution Looks Like on InstagramThe Atlantic, 10.17.14

What Revolution Looks Like on Instagram

The Atlantic, 10.17.14

Lev Manovich poses the following questions in his Instagram study of 'The Exceptional & The Everyday: 144 Hours in Kiev.' But what if you had switched social networks? What if your lens for viewing the revolution hadn't been Twitter or Facebook, but something else? Manovich, a computer-science professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, in his latest visual study "explores the ways in which the photo-sharing service Instagram captured daily life alongside extreme strife during the headiest days of Euromaidan in February."