NINA LAGER VERTBERG

Is Associate Professor of Visual Culture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim. She was educated in the UK, where she studied photography and multimedia at the University of Westminster (BA Hons), and History of Art at Birkbeck College, London (MA and PhD). Nina has published articles on French photography and cultural memory, the indexicality of the photographic archive, and issues of copyright. She is currently writing a book about the digitisation of picture archives and has just been awarded funding for a new project, which will examine the environmental and ecological aspects of contemporary media culture. Selected publications: “Robert Doisneau and the making of a universal cliché”, History of Photography, 35:2 forthcoming May 2011. “Archival value: on photography, materiality and indexicality”, Photographies, 1:1 (2008), 49-65. “Photography as cultural memory: imag(in)ing France in the 1950s”, Journal of Romance Studies, 5:2 (2005), 75-90.

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