Warwuyun (worry) in the age of the selfie

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[Extract] The affective power of a photograph is perhaps never more potent than when the subject is a lost loved one, as Roland Barthes famously discussed on contemplating a portrait of his dead mother. This appreciation of the role of photography is harnessed in a new digital artwork by the Miyarrka Media collective which uses family photographs, including many images of deceased family members, as the basis for an interactive digital artwork about the importance of family and feeling in an age of interconnection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52 - 57
Number of pages5
JournalArtlink: Australian contemporary art quarterly
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2017
Externally publishedYes


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