The Everyday Seen Through a Camera Phone

Karin Wagner
Department of applied IT, IT University of Göteborg, Sweden

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Ingår i: Inter: A European Cultural Studies : Conference in Sweden 11-13 June 2007

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 25:63, s. 633-643

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Publicerad: 2007-11-27


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


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.


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Image references

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