Tag: Film/Video

The scientific entrepreneur as hero: from Arrowsmith to the covid-19 vaccines by Ilana Löwy

Cover Arrowsmith, Pocket Books, 1944 Edition Sinclair Lewis’s novel Arrowsmith, published in 1925 to critical and public acclaim (the book was awarded the Pulitzer prize, although Lewis refus…

Filmmaking as a way to document illness: The Good Breast and Unrest. by Cinzia Greco

We know that illness can be narrated but can it be shown? Feminist artists have been amongst the first to show the sick female body. Jo Spence used…

Speculation, Certainty and the Diagnostic Illusory: The Tricorder and the Deathless Man by Thierry Jutel

In the paragraphs which follow, we will be discussing the ways in which two pieces of speculative fiction, the science fiction film Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,…

Mom and Me film screening

Mom and Me *Film Screening and Discussion with Director Lena Macdonald**Introduced by Dr. Lilia Topouzova, 2014-15 Visiting Scholar, Centre for Feminist Research* *Tuesday, October 25, 2016* *12:…

Using Art and Archives to Map Out Turkey’s Recent Past

Ari Akkermans gives an account of the 2011 video-installation “Heure de Paris: Separation” by Barış Doğrusöz, “where the artist combines televisual footage from French and Turkish news reports…

Sensory Postcards: Using Mobile Media for Digital Ethnographiers

Milena Droumeva is a mobile media practitioner and ethnographer. For her, “sensory postcards are a form of multimodal inquiry that engage sensory ethnography as an access point into…

Flowers from the Mount of Olives

Heilika Pikkov’s documentary, Flowers from the Mount of Olives (2013), is a great inspiration to ethnographers. It focuses on the life of an elderly Estonian nun, Mother Ksenya,…