SITE-seeing: Image Geotagging and the Vernacular

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  • Locating Media 2

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  • SITE-seeing: Image Geotagging and the Vernacular

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  • Physical freedom as implied by tourist photography is being pushed to a new level by the growing popularity of GPS Image Tagging. The increasing “liberation” of images continues to intertwine the visual with the vernacular, with the earth itself becoming a surface for the inscription of every-day images and texts. Taking artistic projects as examples, this paper will examine the correlating of image and terrestrial space with regard to tourism and historical site.

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