Andrés Romero

Contributing Editor

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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Ghosts and Numbers

Visual and New Media Review

Ghosts and Numbers

We welcome you to the newest iteration of The Screening Room film series! For our inaugural film we have selected Alan Klima's Ghosts and Numbers, a film that m... More

The Screening Room

Visual and New Media Review

The Screening Room

We welcome you to the re-launching of the Society for Cultural Anthropology’s film series, The Screening Room. In this new incarnation, we have curated a set of... More

Book Forum: Guerrilla Marketing

Visual and New Media Review

Book Forum: Guerrilla Marketing

In the wake of Colombia's peace process after the longest civil war in the Western Hemisphere, somewhere in that "liminal space that is not quite war nor peace"... More

The Spiraling Image

Visual and New Media Review

The Spiraling Image

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

Book Forum: Violence’s Fabled Experiment

Visual and New Media Review

Book Forum: Violence’s Fabled Experiment

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

At the Limits of Selfhood: An Interview with Kevin Lewis O’Neill

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At the Limits of Selfhood: An Interview with Kevin Lewis O’Neill

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

Words in Worlds: An Interview with Kathleen Stewart

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Words in Worlds: An Interview with Kathleen Stewart

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

On Affect, Aesthetics, and Mass Mediation: An Interview with William Mazzarella

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On Affect, Aesthetics, and Mass Mediation: An Interview with William Mazzarella

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

Violence a Long Way Back: An Interview with Angela Garcia

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Violence a Long Way Back: An Interview with Angela Garcia

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