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The New York Times references “If You Fear Something, You’ll See Something” parody! “But the phrase has been criticized by many for fueling paranoia and fear. It has been parodied, mocked and twisted around by artists and activists (“If You Fear Something, You’ll See Something,” reads a flier on www.fulana.org).” By Manny Fernandez.

Our response to the MTA fearmachine ads…

If you live in NYC, you’ve seen the “If You See Something, Say Something” ads plastered all over the MTA system. During the weeks leading up to the Republican National Convention in NYC (2004), this ad campaign was in full swing and in turbo mode. Ubiquitous posters, flyers and pre-recorded announcements urged commuters to report suspicious persons and activity to the police. But, what exactly were media outlets teaching us to perceive as “suspicious”?

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Tercer Impacto video shoot photos

 

TERCER IMPACTO: HISPANACEA (2009 – English subtitles)
Fabi and Barbi report on The Hispanic Paradox, Doña Cuca and Hispanacea
2009 | 05:25 min. | DV | Color


Immigrant Latina women—who have had little or no access to education or health care—are living longer than anyone else in the United States. The New York Times has called this phenomenon “The Hispanic Paradox.” What if Latinas’ longevity could be extracted from their bodies and marketed as a health supplement to the public at large? Read More »

TERCER IMPACTO: HISPANACEA (subtítulos en español)
Fabi y Barbi informan sobre La Paradoja Hispana, Doña Cuca e Hispanacea
2009 | 05:25 min. | DV | Color

Las inmigrantes latinas—sin acceso a la educación o al cuidado de salud—tienen vidas más largas que el resto de los estadounidenses. El New York Times le ha llamado a este fenómeno “La Paradoja Hispana”. ¿Qué pasaría si la longevidad de las latinas pudiera extraerse de sus cuerpos y ser mercadeadas en pastillas “energéticas”? Read More »