Edgar Gómez Cruz is a Vice-Chancellor Research Fellow at the DERC. He has published widely on a number of topics relating to digital communications, particularly in the areas of digital photography, digital culture, ethnography and visual culture. His recent publications include the book (in Spanish) From Kodak Culture to Networked Image: An Ethnography of Digital Photography Practices, a co-edited volume with Asko Lehmuskallio: Digital Photography and Everyday Life. Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices (Routledge, 2016) and several articles on digital photography and ethnography. Edgar’s current research investigates different manifestations of visual culture and vision, exploring innovative and creative methods, which is funded by a Vice-Chancellor research grant.
Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). Trajectories. Digital/Visual ethnographic data on the move. Visual Studies.
Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). The (be)coming of selfies: Revisiting an onlife ethnography on digital photography practices. In Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, Genevieve Bell (Eds). The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography. London: Routledge.
Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). Photo-genic Assemblages. Photography as a connective interface. In Edgar Gómez Cruz & Asko Lehmuskallio (Eds.). Digital Photography in Everyday Life. Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices. London: Routledge. pp: 228-242.
Gómez Cruz (2016). Digital Photography Studies: from images to material visual practices in Heidrun Friese, Gala Rebane, Marcus Nolden, Miriam Schreiter (eds.) Handbuch Soziale Praktiken und Digitale Alltagswelten. Springer.
Gómez Cruz, E. & Lehmuskallio, A. (Eds.). (2016). Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices. Routledge.
Lehmuskallio, A. & Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). Why Material Visual Practices? In Edgar Gómez Cruz & Asko Lehmuskallio (Eds.). Digital Photography in Everyday Life. Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices. London: Routledge. pp: 1-16.
Thornham, H. & Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). [Im]mobility in the Age of [im]mobile phones: young NEETs and digital practices. New Media & Society. DOI: 10.1177/1461444816643430
Thornham, H. & Gómez Cruz, E. (2016). Hackathons, Data and Discourse: Convolutions of the Data(logical). Big Data & Society. DOI: 10.1177/2053951716679675