The Role of the Image in the Current World

Discuss what role the image plays in the current world.

Talk about the role of photography as a tool of truth (surveillance) and the creation of personal museums. Can social media be viewed as altering the reality of the self? Discuss how post-humanism considers the human as a product. Discuss the image in relation to anthropology and sociology and combine your ideas with the findings from the following articles “Towards a History through Photography: An Introduction” and “Epilogue. Archive Matters” by Liliana Gómez-Popescu.