Stitchgasm! – Siggy66

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Siggy66 has made a series of embroideries of images taken from eugenics propaganda posters.

mugshot by siggy66

She states: The goal of these images was to convince middle-class, usually native-born whites that many of the rural poor and recent immigrants should be prevented from having children. The care I have taken in reproducing these people’s faces is one way, I believe, of remembering people who were dehumanized by policymakers and psychologists as “feeble-minded” and “defective” threats to American prosperity.

Defective Varieties by Siggy66

See the rest of her work in this series here.

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