Bombard the Headquarters!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ipdegirl/9100606599/I wrote this article for Philippine Online Chronicles.

To take a photo is to make a choice. It is to select a particular view from all other possible views.

Each photo is therefore an embodiment of the photographer’s subjectivity. It is about the photographer in as much as it is about the object being photographed. But what if the photographer is at the same time the photographed?

The dissemination of mobile technologies among a significant section of the population, especially a middle class characterized by relative economic self-sufficiency arising from the possession of certain skills or special training, has given a new twist to this question.

It has led to the rise of “selfie” – “self-photography” or the act of taking your own picture for the purpose of sharing them in social networking sites.

Alienation and Fragmentation

Today up to 60 percent of the world’s wealth and economic production is…

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