About the Author

Maria Cristache

E-Mail: mariacristache@gmail.com

Maria Cristache completed her PhD in Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies, Justus Liebig University Giessen. She conducted research on postsocialist transformations reflected in the revaluation and devaluation of domestic objects and in the changing temporality of the domestic sphere in Romania. Her research interests are material culture, anthropology of consumption, sociology of architecture, postsocialism, and museum studies. 

Contributions by Author: Maria Cristache

12/20/2019 _Perspective

Modernist Architecture and Visual Culture

Online Forms of Distribution

Twenty years ago, architecture that played a role in people’s everyday lives, such as this panel housing building from Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Fig. 1) would have been known only by the locals and maybe by some professionals interested in the history of architecture in the Soviet Union. Nowadays, photographic representations emphasizing the structure and design of the building are available on social media for a wide range of audiences. […]