A new series of prints by Roger Peet debuted this month at the Portland State University Littman Gallery. To get the full experience of the gallery, visitors wear "whiteness goggles."
The lenses in the goggles are colored red. The pictures in the gallery are a combination of black and white photos and ones that are red. Peet claims these are different "versions of whiteness." Put on the goggles, and the red images disappear.
For example, in one picture, Katy Perry is shown "culturally appropriating" Japanese culture in black and white. Behind her, in red, is a nuclear explosion, referencing the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki:
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