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In-game photography. Anthropological notes and visual perspectives from the imagination of the open worlds

Marina Berardi


This photo-essay is a reflection on in-game photography, which is a particular visual practice widespread in the video game world, that helps us to re-read, and to then reconsider, our relationships with new forms of visual representation in the increasingly porous contexts of online and offline life, of digital and analog environments, of authenticity and inauthenticity. The images created in virtual and imagistic worlds force us to reconsider the notion of body, of the presence of light in the scenarios, marked by new contingencies and contexts in which the paradigm of truthfulness is definitively unhinged, leaving ample space for emotional experiences as discourse and reflective narration


In-game photography; virtual photography; open worlds; digital environments; digital ethnography

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