Alejandro Jaramillo

Alejandro Jaramillo is a social anthropology PhD student and fellow at New York University (NYU). He holds a MA in Visual and Media Anthropology from Freie Universität Berlin and a certificate in Culture and Media from NYU's Tisch Cinema Studies. He freelances as a photographer and filmmaker for various outlets. His research examines the role of cultural production, commercialization, and objectification of memory in contexts of enduring violence and transitional justice. He is a section editor for the Visual and New Media Review and curator for the Screening Room at Society for Cultural Anthropology's Fieldsights.

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Limbo

Visual and New Media Review

Limbo

Somewhere amid the high-Andes mist, floating above the plane of signification, where all but one toponym is offered (the mythic El Putumayo), dust particles bea... More

#SOSColombia: Introduction / Introducción

Visual and New Media Review

#SOSColombia: Introduction / Introducción

(Con traducción al español) The 2021 Colombian national strike is referred to as el paro nacional. The noun paro derives from the verb parar, to stop. The prote... More

#SOSColombia: Dispatches and Reflections from El Paro Nacional / #SOSColombia: Comunicados y reflexiones desde el paro nacional

Visual and New Media Review

#SOSColombia: Dispatches and Reflections from El Paro Nacional / #SOSColombia: Comunicados y reflexiones desde el paro nacional

(Con traducción al español) This series is centered on the immediacy of the dispatch genre amid the political unrest and instability that characterizes the ongo... More