Emile K Sunde


Media and Communications

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I co-founded CODED AESTHETICS, work as a researcher for CAIDE AAIDE, as well as teach BA subjects. My PhD is part of the ARC project Digital Photography, and I hold a BA Hons in Art History and MA in Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form from Goldsmiths College, London.



Latent Reality: Machines, Memory and Mediaton

Latent Reality is a conceptual thesis on how the photographic is moving from a medium to a qualitative reference in AI images. Working with photographic theory, media studies, and digital/visual culture, it explores aesthetics, realism, and authorship in relation to computation.

Research interests

  • Photography
  • Computation
  • Aesthetics
  • Media Theory
  • Visual Culture