Andrés Romero is a PhD candidate at Wayne State University and Predoctoral Fellow at the Center for Society, Health, and Medicine at New York University Shanghai. His research explores questions of violence, place, memory, images and imagination, and selfhood in Bogotá, Colombia. He is the section editor for the Visual and New Media Review at the Society for Cultural Anthropology website.
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The value of an image is measured by the extent of its imaginary aura.—Gaston Bachelard Through diary-like inscriptions and photographs, mostly of his distant e... More
Richard Baxstrom and Todd Meyers’s Violence’s Fabled Experiment (2018) is a superb account of the relationship between images, violence, and history. It is al... More
Andrés Romero: In this article, you demonstrate how pastoralism as an institutional project is kept alive through the inversion of value around the figure of th... More
Andrés Romero and Toby Austin Locke: When you began your academic career, attention to affective intensities was arguably not yet as prevalent in anthropology o... More
Andrés Romero and Toby Austin Locke: In this article, you work through a genealogy of thought on affective relations that diverges from the usual line from Baru... More
Jessica Cooper and Andrés Romero: “The Blue Years” revolves around the archive of letters that came into your possession, but we were hoping that you could spea... More