re·fus·al | rəˈfyo͞ozəl | (redefined)
Refusal is an active / act of departure from, or aversion to, the logics, requirements, and performances of affective labor and precarity as they are produced by the gaze.

“‘Look, a negro!’ [...] I stumbled [...] the looks of others fixed me there.”30

Fig. 3: “Illustrations such as this depicting the stages of human evolution typically represent the final stage as a white male.” (Heritage Images; artist Karen Humpage)