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Our Selfies, Ourselves

From WIRED, November 2017: ...
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The real reason men hate women taking selfies

From New York Post, November 11, 2017, by Jennifer Wright: "There’s a fairly common refrain in these pieces that selfie takers are “narcissistic,” despite the fact that a 2017 study from Brigham Young University indicated that’s not generally true. As Alicia Eler points out in ...
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In Search of the Authentic Selfie

From Hyperallergic, November 9, 2017: Screenshot of Google Image search results for “selfie” Editor’s note: The following excerpt is the ninth chapter of The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture, Alicia Eler’s new book from Skyhorse Publishing building on ideas first ...
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What Happens to Our Obsession With Selfies Inside a Place Like Jumbo’s Clown Room?

From LA Weekly, October 31, 2017 by Alicia Eler: The following is an excerpt from Alicia Eler's new book Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent and Culture, which comes out on Nov. 7 (Skyhorse Publishing, $24.99). In the book, ...
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How selfies reflect a new generation of artists

From the Star Tribune on November 4th, 2017 by Alicia Eler: Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from Star Tribune art critic Alicia Eler’s new book, “The Selfie Generation.” What exactly are selfies, and why are they everywhere? Whether you happen upon them on Instagram or Snapchat, ...
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“The Selfie Generation”: Alicia Eler’s New Book Captures Our Digital Moment

From The Tangential, November 7, 2017 by Jay Gabler: Alicia Eler’s new book is called The Selfie Generation, but it could just as well be called The Selfie Moment. It captures the ambiguous promise of this particular point in history, when selfies are the coin ...
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Speak for your selfie

From Minneapolis Journal, October 5, 2017, by Eric Best: Visual arts critic Alicia Eler turns her attention toward selfies in new book It turns out there’s a lot more to those quick photos of yourself you take on your phone. Or so says Alicia Eler ...
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Humble Arts Foundation

Understanding the Selfie: An Interview with Alicia Eler

From Humble Arts Foundation, November 2017, by Roula Seikaly: Clinton with selfie-ing women. Photo by Barbara Kinney / Hillary for America. Tweeted by Victor Ng Alicia Eler knows a lot about selfies. Named a “selfie semiotician” in the November 2017 issue of Wired, Eler started writing about the ...
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