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Dr. Ana Peraica is the author of Fotografija kao Dokaz (Multimedijalni institut, Zagreb, 2018), Culture of the Selfie (Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2017) and Sub/versions (Revolver, Berlin, 2009). She is also the editor of Smuggling Anthologies (MMSU, Rijeka, 2015), Victims Symptom (Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, 2009), and Žena na raskrižju ideologija (HULU, Split, 2007). Her chapters are on anthologies published by Afterall/MIT Press, Loecker Verlaag, Samarah Institute of Cultural Studies and others. She is the author of entries in encyclopedia editions published by Sage. Her articles were published by scholarly journals as Leonardo, Afterimage, as well as magazines as Springerin, Flash Art, Fotografija and many others. She currently works on the book Postdigital Arcadia and coedits Intelligent Agent Reader with Patrick Lichty. She teaches at MA Media Art Histories program by University of Danube in Krems as well as on the MA Media Art Cultures (ERASMUS MUNDUS) program by University of Danube, Aalborg, Poznan and Singapore. Peraica lives and works in Diocletian's palace, in Split (Croatia) where she runs a family photo shop Atelier Perajica and actively engages on preservation of life inside this inhabited Roman monument on WH list.

After researching boomerang effects the birth of the networked society had on traditional art institutions (accompanied by the demise of socialist society as a different mode of production), she analysed strategies of anonymity and pseudonymity, parallel hyper-narratives, redundant versions, and forgeries anticipating both the post-truth and pre-digital, when becoming a cultural norm. Her present research focuses on changes the post digital photography introduces in classic genres as self-portraiture, or landscape art, especially in aerial images and 360 images, and how new visual descriptions change the way we see the reality.

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