SELECT ESSAYS

and other writings

*NOTE: Several of the following essays listed below include links to PDF or HTML previews of the publications. These PDF or HTML links are for personal review purposes only. Please consult the original publisher's conditions for public and educational uses of these essays and for other forms of re-distribution.

"Ambiguity, Cinema and the Digital Documentary Image." Images, Ethics, Technology. Edited by Sharrona Pearl. New York and London: Routledge Press. 2015.

"Visual Research And The New Documentary." Studies in Documentary Film, 6.2. Winter 2013. Sample.

"Picturing the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell and the Divergent Paths of Art and Science in the Representation of the Colorado River and Utah Canyonlands." Writing With Photography. Edited by Liliane Weissberg and Karen Beckman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Sample.

"Spatial Remediations: Navigating the social constructs of the interactive documentary image." Social Remediations: ELMCIP Conference Proceedings. Winter 2013. Sample.

"Digital Technologies, Visual Research and the Non-fiction Image." Advances in Visual Methodology. Edited by Sarah Pink. London: SAGE Publications, Inc. 2012. Sample.

"Interactive Media Representation." The SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods. Edited by Eric Margolis and Luc Pauwels. London: SAGE Publications, Inc. 2011. Sample.

"The Digital Panorama and Cinemascapes." Switching Codes; Thinking Through Digital Technologies In The Humanities And Arts. Edited by Thomas Bartscherer and Roderick Coover. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2011: 199-217. Sample.

"Replace: The Embodiment Of Virtual Spaces." Jeffrey Shaw, Sarah Kenderdine, and Roderick Coover. Switching Codes; Thinking Through Digital Technologies In The Humanities And Arts. Edited by Thomas Bartscherer and Roderick Coover. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2011: 218-237. Sample.

"Bridging arts and socials sciences: animated and interactive panoramas in visual research." Gigapixel Conference Proceedings, Carnegie Mellon University. Fall 2010.

A Dialogue about the Desert. Roderick Coover, Larry McCaffery, Lance Newman and Hikmet Loe. Electronic Book Review. February, 2010. Sample.

"Interview with Ken Sleight", "Interview with Jim Stiles" and "Interview with Jack Loeffler." Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture. Fall 2010.

""The Digital Panorama In Cultural Representation." ISEA 2010 RUHR Conference Proceedings. Berlin: Revolver Verlag.August, 2010.

"On Vérité to Virtual: Conversations on the Frontier of Visual Anthropology and Documentary Mediamaking." Journal of Visual Studies. Fall 2009. Sample.

"Taking A Scroll: Text, Image and the Construction of Meaning in a Digital Panorama".  Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures. Summer 2009.

"Artifacts: Displacements Of Technological Culture And The Concept Of Foreignness." Media-N Journal. Spring 2009. Sample.

"Le panorama digital et l’image documentaire aujourd’hui : quand la transgression d’un postulat naturaliste crée l’innovation." Ethnographiques. Summer, 2008. Sample.

"Interactive Media And The Construction(S) Of Memory In Nonfiction Film." In The Cinema Of Robert Gardner, edited by Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Taylor. Oxford and Gordonsville: Berg Publishers/ Palgrave Macmillan. 2008.  Sample.

"Peer Behind The Picture Of Desire: Mythmaking In The Marketing Of 'Czech Dreams.' ” In Decode Myths, edited by Gabriel Solomons. Bristol (UK): Intellect Press. July 2007. Reprint.

"Filmmaker To Filmmaker: Robert Gardner And The Cinematic Process" American Anthropologist. September 2007.

"Politics of the Pomelo: Fighting Censorship In Malaysia." Cineaste Film Journal. June 2007.

"Touchy Subjects: An interview with Malaysian Filmmaker Amir Muhammad." Cineaste Film Journal. June 2007.

"Czech Dreams In A Capitalist Republic." Film International. May 2007.

"DUST, An American Western In The Balkan Wild East; An interview with Milcho Manchevski." Film Quarterly. Winter 2005. Sample.

“Using Digital Tools In Cross-Cultural Research Analysis And Representation.” Journal of Visual Studies. Summer 2004. Sample.

“Working With Images, Images Of Work: Using Digital Interface, Photography, And Hypertext In Ethnography.” In Working Images. Edited By Sarah Pink. London: Routledge. 2004.

“Contexts And Appearances: Using Images And Text In Nonfiction Digital Storytelling.” NMEDIAC On-Line Journal Of New Media And Culture, University of North Carolina Press. Fall 2003.

“Gardner And Östör: Making Forest Of Bliss." Co-authored with Lucien Taylor. American Anthropologist Centennial Edition. June, 2002.

"Worldmaking, Metaphors, And Montage In The Representation Of Cultures: Cross-Cultural Filmmaking And The Poetics Of Robert Gardner's Forest Of Bliss." Visual Anthropology 14(4), 2001.