The Public Profile of An American Girl

Photographer Jenna Garrett turns the ubiquitous selfie into a visual discourse at Aperture Summer Open

As of September 2013, Facebook reported that 350 million new photos were uploaded each day—and Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities dictates that under the public setting anyone can access and use that information. Raising questions about privacy, internet behavior, self-exploitation and more, photographer Jenna Garrett sifts through the intangible number of publicly available images on Facebook for her series “The Public Profile of An …

LEBLOX

No one is safe from being turned into 3D pixel art thanks to a new social app from France

“You’ve been BLOXED!” That’s what you’ll be hearing following the upcoming launch of the new social app LEBLOX, which lets users create a pixelized version of almost anything and then share and 3D print the designs. It’s reminiscent of the cult childhood toy Perler beads, but without the analogue templates (or ironing). Instead, LEBLOX takes personalization to the next level—creating and printing a miniaturized digital …