Robb Van Gogh Selfie

Today we’re reading Alice Robb’s  New Republic article, Would Van Gogh Have Taken Selfies? Probably. In your small groups, consider the following questions:

  • Why do you think it’s such a big deal that the Oxford English Dictionary declared “selfie” the word of the year? 
  • What are the aims of selfie? What are selfies trying to do? How might this differ from a self portrait?
  • Why do you take selfies? How do you share them with your friends and family?

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