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Blog: Decolonisation in Visual Communication

When planning a communication campaign that relies on photographs and moving images it is important to be aware of stereotyping and possible colonial influences in our visual communications. In this blog post Fairpicture's co-founder Jörg Arnold provides an overview of the power images hold and what we can do to decolonise our visual communications. We provide a number of concrete recommendations for actions that we can take.

On International Women's Day, 8 March, the women in Lokolo demonstrate for their rights.
Image: DRC 2023: Justin Makangara / Action de Carême/ Fairpicture

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