Tag: Images

Patricia Spyer on her book, Orphaned Landscapes

Interview by Karen Strassler https://www.fordhampress.com/9780823298693/orphaned-landscapes/ Karen Strassler: You are writing about a moment of profound destabilization and disorientation: …

Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León

The Familiar Strange · Ep #85 Photography Through An Ethnographer’s Lens: Image Making with Jason De León This week Carolyn sits down with Jason De León, anthropologist, photographer…

Helicopter Images: Mediating Injustice in Environmental Film

Marian Ahn Thorpe, Princeton University § The fictional movie Even the Rain (Bollaín 2010) tells the story of a Spanish-Mexican team as it attempts to make a drama…

Call for Posts: Imaging Nature

“The Blue Marble,” by NASA/Apollo 17 Crew. Public domain. Modified by Colin Hoag. Environmental humanists and environmental scientists labor over images—their production, their disseminati…

Karen Strassler on her new book, Demanding Images

https://www.dukeupress.edu/demanding-images Interview by Ilana Gershon Ilana Gershon: Your book is about the image-event, and I am wondering if you could explain what an image-event is, and how you…

Innocent images? The ethics of sharing your children’s photos online

There are collections of embarrassing childhood photos stashed in most parents’ homes. Everyone remembers an instance when those photos unexpectedly appeared in ways that were awkward or humiliating,…

Beata Jungselius takes the Page 99 test

My page 99 is found within the chapter ”Summary of findings and contribution of thesis” of my thesis ”Using social media” in which I explore social media use…

Representing Diverse Bodies in Medical Illustration

In 2016, just before I began my dissertation fieldwork, a trio of young medical illustrators presented a panel on “Normativity and Diversity in Healthcare Imagery” at the annual…

Funny, Awkward, Tender, Focused: Drawing Bodies by Andrea Ford

Drawings from my research on childbirth in California created an opportunity for sharing reflections on fieldwork and “seeing.” Birth is a highly mediated experience, with ubiquitous images of…

Coleman Nye and Sherine Hamdy on their new graphic novel, Lissa

https://utorontopress.com/us/lissa-2 Interview by Perry Sherouse Perry Sherouse: In your article in George Marcus and Dominic Boyer’s volume on collaborations, you write that “comics – fa…

On the flexibility of tattoos #ThinkingVisually

Thus far in this thread we have discussed images as powerful communicative links between individuals and society around it. In this post, I want to focus on how…

How can we talk about our relationship with images? #ThinkingVisually

Why do images matter? How is it that these assemblages of pixels and ink come to shape not only our own view of ourselves, but also of the…

Audiovisual research practice in the global era

Time has shortened, space has shrunk, social relations have stretched and information keeps coming as intensive flows. This article explores the role audiovisual media has in reshaping time…

Creative Collaborations: The Making of “Lissa (Still Time):  a graphic medical ethnography of friendship, loss, and revolution” by Sherine Hamdy

Is there a widely accessible yet conceptually rigorous way to convey anthropological insights into the lived complexities and bioethical dilemmas that attend managing chronic illness in two vastly…

Taking Stock

In this post for The Person in the (Big) Data edition of EM, we hear from Giorgia Aiello @giorgishka who demonstrates the ways in which she used both digital and…

Image as Method: Conversations on Anthropology through the Image by Andrés Romero

What follows is a series of conversations conducted after the recent Image as Method symposium, which took place on May 4th and 5th, 2015, at Columbia University’s Heyman…