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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Swim Lesson

Visual and New Media Review

Swim Lesson

I looked down, seized by panic as the strange thought hit me that swimming was actually some sort of miracle and there was no good reason why I wouldn’t just si... More

Siena'ga

Visual and New Media Review

Siena'ga

Editors' NoteSiena’ga offers the home video as an ethnographic genre. A retrieval of family memories somewhere between Siena, Italy, and Ciénaga, Colombia, Sien... More

The Legal Doctor

Visual and New Media Review

The Legal Doctor

Editors' NoteThe Legal Doctor is an episode from Cristiana Giordano and Greg Pierotti’s Unstories—a performance play that thinks the ongoing migrant crisis in E... More

Bodies at War: Introduction

Visual and New Media Review

Bodies at War: Introduction

The plane’s menacing blades take hold of the corner of the frame. The green from above turns into unpaved-road beige, then to concrete gray as the plane lands. ... More

Bodies at War

Visual and New Media Review

Bodies at War

We welcome you to the 2020 return of the Screening Room film series. We begin our series with Emily Cohen's film Bodies at War (2015). The film centers on the l... More

Survivors

Visual and New Media Review

Survivors

An aerial view descends into the city as floating trash blur the boundaries where water turns to housing settlements. The camera follows an ambulance through th... More

Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

Visual and New Media Review

Media, Images, and the Expressive Arts at AAA/CASCA 2019

The American Anthropology Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society will co-host their yearly national conference in Vancouver, Canada, from November 20... More

Con-text-ure

Visual and New Media Review

Con-text-ure

We welcome you to Con-text-ure, a series on experimental media and writing. The word Con-text-ure is borrowed from the book Culture/Contexture: Explorations in ... More

The Possibility of Spirits

Visual and New Media Review

The Possibility of Spirits

A barely perceptible breeze brushes through quivering feathers adorning a statue. For a fleeting moment, one has the sensation that the statue has come alive. V... More

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 ma... More