Author: Web Maeven

Using Public Space as a Political Tool in Chiapas

Web Maeven , February 22nd, 2016


This series of pictures were taken during my fieldwork in Chiapas, and illustrate the various political uses of San Cristóbal’s main plaza. The plaza, which faces the town’s…


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Violence in Cars, Sareeta Amrute

Web Maeven , July 22nd, 2015


The gleaming towers and manicured campuses of India’s booming IT economy afford pleasure, work, and convenience to India’s middle classes. Yet, this economy is also made possible by…


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Gathering thatch for roofing, rural Guinea-Bissau (2010), Joanna Davidson

Web Maeven , March 2nd, 2015


Gathering thatch for roofing, rural Guinea-Bissau (2010) Kids in rural Guinea-Bissau (2010) Fashion show in Ziguinchor, Senegal (2010) Mother-daughter fieldwork team, rural Guinea-Bissau (2010) B…


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Crystal Worl, Miss WEIO talent contest (2011), Caroline Williams

Web Maeven , March 2nd, 2015


WEIO contestant Crystal Worl performing a dramatization of the Raven Creation story with her contemporary interpretive artwork in the background. This photograph was taken during the talent portion…


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Bolivian Cholitas Luchadoras (2012), Nell Haynes

Web Maeven , February 17th, 2015


These are photos from fieldwork with the “cholitas luchadoras” of La Paz, Bolivia, looking at struggles over authenticity, legitimacy, and cosmopolitanism within lucha libre wrestling. Whi…


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Parliamentary Election in Mongolia (2008), Manduhai Buyandelger

Web Maeven , February 16th, 2015


Manduhai Buyandelger studies female candidates’ experiences and strategies in running for Parliamentary seats in 2008 and 2012 in Mongolia. About 10%-12% of total candidates are usually women (o…


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Zora Neale Hurston (2007), Lara Stein Pardo, Mapping Arts-Miami

Web Maeven , February 16th, 2015


Lara Stein Pardo, Mapping Arts-Miami, Zora Neale Hurston, 2007 This photograph was taken at the approximate location where Zora Neale Hurston lived on a boat during her time…


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