Alicia Eler is the visual art critic/arts reporter at the Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Her cultural criticism and reporting are published in the Guardian, GLAMOUR, New York Magazine, CNN, LA Weekly, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, New Inquiry, Hyperallergic, Aperture, Maxim, Art21 Magazine, and Artforum. Her work is quoted in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Le Monde, Perez Hilton, BuzzFeed, and Gawker (RIP). Eler is cited as a selfie expert in the Washington Post and New York Magazine. She grew up in Skokie, Illinois, and received a BA in Art History from Oberlin College.
Let Me Take a Selfie: Possibility, Performativity, and Politics in Alicia Eler’s “The Selfie Generation”
Alicia Eler’s “The Selfie Generation” dilates on perhaps the seminal photographic genre of our time to think about its possibilities and pitfalls....