Art at Arm’s Length: A History of the Selfie

From Vulture, January 26, 2014, by Jerry Saltz: "Selfies are usually casual, improvised, fast; their primary purpose is to be seen here, now, by other people, most of them unknown, in ...
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The Hidden Vulnerabilities of @SoSadToday

From The New Yorker, March 24, 2016, by Haley Mlotek: "The year before, the artists Alicia Eler and Kate Durbin had made a similar argument in identifying the “Teen-Girl Tumblr ...
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Now Netflix Is All Thumbs

From The New York Times, March 31, 2017 by Tom Vanderbilt: "The Netflix move seems another example of what Alicia Eler and Eve Peyser, in an essay in The New Inquiry, call ...
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‘Selfie’-reliance: The word of the year is the story of our individualism

From The Washington Post, November 19, 2013, by Dan Zak: "Selfies are a form of vernacular photography, like amateur daguerreotype or Polaroid, says Alicia Eler, who writes routinely about selfies on ...
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The Best Things We Read in 2015

From Gawker, December 30th, 2015 by Gawker Staff: “How to Win Tinder” by Alicia Eler and Eve Peyser at The New Inquiry What, exactly, is Tinder? In their essay about the dominant ...
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Blackflix and Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

From The Atlantic, March 5, 2016 by The Editors: "The highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment... Joe Cool Alicia Eler | The New Inquiry “But Joe doesn’t need to ...
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“How to Win at Tinder?”

From Le Monde (France), February 13, 2016 by Hubert Guillaud: "Comment gagner à Tinder ?, s’interrogeaient cet été dans un épatant billetpour le New Inquiry, Alicia Eler (@aliciaeler) et Eve Peyser (@evepeyser). Pour les deux jeunes ...
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What It’s Like to Be Tumblr Famous

From Vice, August 13, 2013 by Johanna King Slutzky: "The answer may lie in a phenomenon that's of particular interest to me, which culture critic Kate Durbin termed “the teen girl Tumblr aesthetic,” ...
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Terry Richardson Has Been Called A Sex Offender, But It’s What He ISN’T Being Called Now That Will Probably Burn Him The Most!

From Perez Hilton, July 8, 2014: "And lastly, Alicia Eler, writer and critic of Hyperallergic's opinion was revealed as: "Terry Richardson makes images that ask you to look at them not because ...
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15 hilarious women you need to follow on Twitter

From Daily Dot, August 4, 2015 by Eve Peyser: "13) Alicia Eler (@AliciaEler) Who: Alicia Eler is a queer writer who edits ART21 magazine, contributes to the Guardian and Hyperallergic, and splits her time between ...
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Froot Loops

From The Portland Mercury, March 18, 2015 by Megan Burbank: "If the teen-girl Tumblr aesthetic is a new concept for you, congratulations! You're not 18! But also, a shorthand: Remember ...
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That Capitalist Vision of Thomas Kinkade

From The Portland Mercury, February 10, 2016 by Jenna Lechner: "PAINTING ON PUZZLES, greeting cards, and even La-Z-Boys, Thomas Kinkade may be the most ubiquitous artist in America—and possibly the most ...
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Is TINDER changing the way we think? Experts warn ‘binary thinking’ teaches people to over simplify and become disconnected

From Daily Mail, January 15, 2016 by Cheyenne McDonald: "In an essay for The New Inquiry called Tinderization of Feeling, Alicia Eler and Eve Peyser write that Tinderization is a way ...
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‘Sylvia’ finds new life on a blog

From the Chicago Tribune, November 14, 2010 by Mary Schmich: "I joke with my friends that she's a 71-year-old hipster," says Alicia Eler, the 26-year-old social media consultant who runs ...
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Final Destination

From The Awl, August 18, 2017: "Writing in The New Inquiry, Eve Peyser and Alicia Eler liken the Tinder profile to a video game avatar. Bearing your name and modest resemblance, it ...
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Can Women Build a Better Tinder?

From WIRED, November 17, 2015, by Alana Hope Levinson: "Being single in 2015 often means cynically scaling the walls of the internet and praying for a foothold. “Winning Tinder is about ...
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Jason Foumberg, “Chicago Has Six Young Art Curators You Should Know”

Sarah Terez Rosenblum, “The Hot Chicago Writer Blog: Alicia Eler

TV feature with Sylvia cartoonist Nicole Hollander

Mary-Louise Schumacher, “Keeping art and feminism alive on the Internet