Distinguished Professor Larissa Hjorth

Larissa Hjorth is an artist, digital ethnographer and Director of the Design and Creative Practice Platform at RMIT, Australia. Her research is on the gendered and socio-cultural dimensions of mobile media and play cultures in Asia-Pacific.

She has two decades experience working in interdisciplinary, collaborative, playful and socially innovative digital media methods to explore intergenerational relationships in cross-cultural contexts.

Publications include: Mobile Media in the Asia-Pacific (Routledge, 2009), Games & Gaming (Berg, 2010), Online@AsiaPacific  (with Arnold, Routledge, 2013), Understanding Social Media (with Hinton, Sage, 2013), Gaming in Social, Locative and Mobile Media (with Richardson, Palgrave, 2014), Haunting Hands (with K. Cumiskey, Oxford Uni Press, 2017), Digital Ethnography (with Pink, Horst, Postill, Lewis and Tacchi (Sage, 2016) and Screen Ecologies (with Pink, Sharp and Williams, MIT Press, 2016).

She has co-edited The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography (with Horst, Galloway and Bell 2017), The Routledge Handbook to New Media in Asia (with O. Khoo), The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (with G. Goggin), Gaming Cultures and Place (with D. Chan), Mobile Technologies (with G. Goggin), Art in Asia-Pacific (with N. King & M. Kataoka), Mobile Media Practices, Presence and Politics: The Challenge of Being Seamlessly Mobile (with K. Cumiskey) and Studying Mobile Media (with I. Richardson & J. Burgess).