About the artist
selfiecity was made by at team of digital artist, data analysts and visualisers. The concept was developed by Lev Manovich and Moritz Stefaner, with Dominikus Baur and Daniel Goddemeyer as well as support from members of Software Studies Initiative – Mehrdad Yazdani, Jay Chow, Alise Tifentale and Nadav Hochman.
This project explores the modern phenomenon of self-portrait photos, or selfies, in six cities around the world. By collating thousands of publicly available selfies taken in each city and shared on Instagram, it provides fascinating insights into how people represent themselves.