Food Instagram: Identity, Influence, and Negotiation
edited by Emily J. H. Contois and Zenia Kish
contributions by Deborah Harris, KC Hysmith, Alex Ketchum, Katherine Kirkwood, Jonatan Leer, Yue-Chiu Bonni Leung, Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin, Rachel Phillips, Michael Z. Newman, Tsugumi Okabe, Tara Schuwerk, Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager, Sarah E Tracy, Emily Truman, Dawn Woolley, Zara Worth, Laurence Allard, Joceline Andersen, Emily Buddle, Robin Caldwell, Sarah Cramer, Gaby David and Sara Garcia Santamaria
University of Illinois Press, 2022
Paper: 978-0-252-08654-0 | eISBN: 978-0-252-05346-7 | Cloth: 978-0-252-04446-5

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
Image by image and hashtag by hashtag, Instagram has redefined the ways we relate to food. Emily J. H. Contois and Zenia Kish edit contributions that explore the massively popular social media platform as a space for self-identification, influence, transformation, and resistance. Artists and journalists join a wide range of scholars to look at food’s connection to Instagram from vantage points as diverse as Hong Kong’s camera-centric foodie culture, the platform’s long history with feminist eateries, and the photography of Australia’s livestock producers. What emerges is a portrait of an arena where people do more than build identities and influence. Users negotiate cultural, social, and economic practices in a place that, for all its democratic potential, reinforces entrenched dynamics of power.

Interdisciplinary in approach and transnational in scope, Food Instagram offers general readers and experts alike new perspectives on an important social media space and its impact on a fundamental area of our lives.


Contributors: Laurence Allard, Joceline Andersen, Emily Buddle, Robin Caldwell, Emily J. H. Contois, Sarah E. Cramer, Gaby David, Deborah A. Harris, KC Hysmith, Alex Ketchum, Katherine Kirkwood, Zenia Kish, Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager, Jonathan Leer, Yue-Chiu Bonni Leung, Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin, Michael Z. Newman, Tsugumi Okabe, Rachel Phillips, Sarah Garcia Santamaria, Tara J. Schuwerk, Sarah E. Tracy, Emily Truman, Dawn Woolley, and Zara Worth

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