Acnephobic by Aalto University
Acnephobic is a personal micro-scale dataviz about the first 51 videos TikTok shows when looking for #acnepositivity.
At the intersection of feminism and media studies, body positivity and skin positivity movements aim to give visibility to what is under politics of shame and consequential invisibility.
Then, as information designers, can we develop a practice that goes back to the human substrate of data, without losing the gainings of synthetic thinking?
In other words, can we avoid hiding humans behind numbers and geometric shapes? Can we show their faces from a meaningful perspective?