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Refiguring Techniques in Digital Visual Research

  • Edgar Gómez Cruz
  • Shanti Sumartojo
  • Sarah Pink
  • Discusses the place of digital technology in modern scholarship

  • Places an emphasis on applied research that doesn’t just observe the world, but participates in it

  • Presents up-to-date engagement with modern digital-visual technology


Part of the Digital Ethnography book series (DIETH)

About this book


This book interrogates how new digital-visual techniques and technologies are being used in emergent configurations of research and intervention. It discusses technological change and technological possibility; theoretical shifts toward processual paradigms; and a respectful ethics of responsibility. The contributors explore how new and evolving digital-visual technologies and techniques have been utilized in the development of research, and reflect on how such theory and practice might advance what is “knowable” in a world of smartphones, drones, and 360-degree cameras. 


digital-visual techniques digital-visual technologies research and intervention technological change digital and visual methods emerging technologies drone cameras ethnographic research methodology digital-visual research

Editors and affiliations

  • Edgar Gómez Cruz
    • 1
  • Shanti Sumartojo
    • 2
  • Sarah Pink
    • 3
  1. 1.Digital Ethnography Research CentreRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Digital Ethnography Research CentreRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  3. 3.Digital Ethnography Research CentreRMIT UniversityMelbourneAustralia

About the editors

Edgar Gómez Cruz is Vice-Chancellor Postdoctoral Research Fellow at RMIT University, Australia. He has published widely on a number of topics relating to digital culture, ethnography, and photography. 

Shanti Sumartojo is Research Fellow in the Digital Ethnography Research Center at the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Australia.

Sarah Pink is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Center at RMIT University, Australia.

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