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.

Posts by This Author

#SOSColombia: Introduction / Introducción

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#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

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#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

Castaway Man

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Castaway Man

Perhaps the best place to start with Kesang Tseten’s Castaway Man (2015) is with its final scene—with grainy archival footage of a man burying a time capsule in... More

Who Will Be a Gurkha

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Who Will Be a Gurkha

Kesang Tseten’s Who Will Be a Gurkha (2012) is a corporeal film full of movement, exertion, physicality, and masculine energy. The film follows the archaic sele... More

Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

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Ethnocine: Hay Betl7em هاي بيت لحم

We close out curating some of the works from Ethnocine Collective by showcasing two episodes from Laura Menchaca Ruiz and Khader U. Handal's Hay Betl7em (2018–2... More

Ethnocine: Get By

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Ethnocine: Get By

The riveting and melodic sounds of the people’s chant inaugurate the opening scene. “Fighting for justice (fighting for justice), and a living wage (and a livin... More

Ethnocine: Nobel Nok Dah

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Ethnocine: Nobel Nok Dah

Blur. As the camera moves in and out of focus, we linger in the blur, in the opaque space of subjectivity in motion. When the image comes into focus, we find ou... More

Ethnocine

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Ethnocine

We welcome you back to the Screening Room series. What does decolonial and intersectional feminism as a filmmaking practice look, sound, and feel like? What can... More

Editors' Note

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Editors' Note

Fiamma Montezemolo is a worker of limits. She muses on the liminality and generative force of the between, knowing all along that edges, borders, and limits can... More

Curing the Curio: On Montezemolo's Metalogues, Biocartography, and Mi-lieus

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Curing the Curio: On Montezemolo's Metalogues, Biocartography, and Mi-lieus

We’ve curated three works by the artist and anthropologist Fiamma Montezemolo into our Con-text-ure archive. As an exemplar of the soft methodological space bet... More