Sara Mota

Academic degree: Bachelor’s
Category: Associated researchers
Institutional subunit: UC
Research group: Practices and Politics of Culture
Thematic line:
Research interests: New media and digital technologies | Digital and visual cultures | Ethnography
Research contexts: Portugal
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Biographical note

Sara Mota holds a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Coimbra. She is currently pursuing her PhD, funded by FCT, in Media Anthropology. Her primary research interests are photography, digital technologies and social media, media and memory practices, material, digital and visual cultures, and consumption and domestic space.

Sara Motapub315*2013Book chapterMOTA, Sara Pargana, 2013, "Memory, selfhood and sociality in the age of networked photography", in Ilija Tomanic Trivunda, et al. (eds.), Past, Future and Change: Contemporary Analysis of Evolving Media Scapes, Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana Press, pp. 175-186, ISBN 978-961-235-639-2.
Sara Motapub315*2014Paper in proceedingsMOTA, Sara Pargana, 2014, "Dos álbuns de família para as redes sociais: Fotografia em rede na vida quotidiana", in Paulo Cunha e Sérgio Dias (orgs.), Atas do III Encontro Anual da AIM, Coimbra, AIM, pp. 275-286, ISBN: 978-989-98215-1-4.
Sara Motapub315*2016Book chapterMOTA, Sara Pargana, 2016, "'Today I dressed like this': selling clothes and playing for celebrity. Self-representation and consumption on Facebook", in Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio (orgs.), Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices, Londres e Nova Iorque, Routledge, pp. 35-51, ISBN: 9781138899810.

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pub315*Sara MotaResearch scholarproj130*Archive technologies, social networks and biographical narratives: ethnography on memory in the digital ageDoctoral researchOngoing+