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Authors:Karin Wagner: Department of applied IT, IT University of Göteborg, Sweden
Publication title:The Everyday Seen Through a Camera Phone
Conference:Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007
Publication type: Abstract and Fulltext
Article No.:063
Abstract:What does the everyday look like? Some answers to this question can be found when looking at moblogs on the internet; where anyone with a mobile phone camera can post their freshly taken pictures. Here we find photographs of meals; road repairs; toddlers; visits to the laundry room; holiday outings and new hairstyles in a proper mishmash. It would even be hard to imagine a motif that would fall outside the boundaries of the everyday. Questions that come to mind when watching these image databases are: Is the everyday necessarily something harmless? Are recurring events more everyday than unique ones? Does the everyday have to be presented in an everyday manner; or are extravagant photographs of the everyday conceivable? These questions are addressed with examples taken from various moblogs.
No. of pages:11
Series:Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):1650-3686
ISSN (online):1650-3740
Publisher:Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet

Karin Wagner (2007). The Everyday Seen Through a Camera Phone, Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007;article=063 (accessed 2/10/2016)