When famous US photographer Cindy Sherman released her new series of artwork on Instagram in August 2017, she spearheaded the crucial role of social media—especially mobile media—within contemporary art practice. No longer simply a vehicle for publicity and dissemination, social mobile media became a key context, platform, and frame for art-making and exhibiting.
This article by Larissa Hjorth is a selection from The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society, edited by Rich Ling, Leopoldina Fortunati, Gerard Goggin, Sun Sun Lim, and Yuling Li.
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