Sonja Solomun is a doctoral candidate in the department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. She holds a BA and an MA in Sociology – with a particular focus on New Media Studies. She has previously written on the socio-technical practices of memory making with new photographic media in relation to early modern metaphors of the ‘archive’. Her current work is concerned with early modern forms of visual memory-making, as related to a broader dissertation project on the history of new media, as well as materialist approaches of cultural conventions of digital memory-making, and online image circulation. She is also an active photographer currently residing in Montreal.