Karin Becker is Professor Emerita in Media Studies at Stockholm University, and draws on a background in journalism, sociology and visual anthropology. Her research explores cultural histories and contemporary contexts of visual media practices – in the press, museum collections, private settings and, most recently, in public space. She is editor of ‘Visual Frictions’, a special issue of Journal of Aesthetics and Culture (2015), compiled from the Nordic Network of Digital Visuality, which she directed.

Richard Chalfen is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Temple University and currently Senior Reseacher at the Center on Media and Child Health, Boston MA. Long-term research focuses on participant media, home media, visual ...

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