About the Author

Jeff Coons

E-Mail: jeff.coons@gcsc.jlug.de

Website: http://jeffcoons.info

Jeff Coons is a practice-led researcher active within the fields of visual and digital anthropology. He is currently a Research Associate and PhD Candidate at the International Graduate Center for the Study of Culture at the University of Giessen working on his dissertation on professional video gaming. In 2016 he completed his M.A. in Visual and Media Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin, his thesis focusing on present day “Industrial Revolution-style” textile manufacturing in the northeastern United States. In 2011 he completed his B.A. in Film Post Production at Emerson College in Boston, MA and worked for many years in the film/video industry. His films have been screened at and earned accolades from festivals and exhibitions across the globe. His research interests include digital cultures, labor, and visual practices.

Contributions by Author: Jeff Coons

12/11/2018 _Perspective


A dive into the world of public webcams, GlobalEyes subtly exposes the state of surveillance in an age of online watching and live commentary. Some just want to vicariously travel the world from their office chair while others have more sinister intentions. From public squares to private homes, no one is safe from prying eyes around the globe. […]