Kibby, Marjorie Diane
Monument Valley, Instagram, and the Closed Circle of RepresentationUniversity of Newcastle
Marjorie “Marj” Kibby is an Associate Professor in Media and Cultural Studies in the Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle, Australia. As an internet researcher, Marjorie has had a long term interest in the way that digital media and network technologies have had an impact on when, how, and what is communicated to whom, and of the effect of that communication on the formation of individual and community identity.
ArticlesIntroductionI spent five days on the Arizona Utah border, photographing Monument Valley and the surrounding areas as part of a group of eight undertaking a landscape photography workshop under the direction of a Navajo guide. Observing where our guide was taking us, and watching and talking to other tourist photographers, I was reminded of John Urry’s concept of the...Read more