Assistant Professor of English Literature, Maitreyi College, Delhi University
Amrita Ajay is an Assistant Professor of English Literature at Maitreyi College, Delhi University. Her research interests include language politics, visual arts and cultural theory. She is also Assistant Editor of Coldnoon:Travel Poetics, international journal of travel writing.
How are we viewing ourselves differently when turned into art? The wonder at being rendered into a classical portrait in this way is thrilling, but it gives no concretization, nuance or empowerment to our digital selves.