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Published in the Outlier Chapbook by Hawai‘i Review 88. 2018. 1-7.

This essays looks at how Sierra Faye's Photograph, "Comfort in the Undiscovered" (2011), demonstrates hyper-visibility with the use of black paste covering the models skin, preventing the view of the model authentic skin. I consider Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric (2014) and bell hooks’ Black Looks (1992) and how these works discuss how white gazes distort the views of Black femmes, making it so that we cannot be fully seen by white gazes.  

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