Tag: visual culture

Mazyar Lotfalian on his new book, What People Do with Images

| , June 30th, 2022


Interview by Michael Fischer https://www.seankingston.co.uk/publishing.html Michael Fischer: It is so great to see your book finally coming out in print: we’ve been talking about it in semi…


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Book Review: Tradition in the Frame: Photography, Power and Imagination in Sfakia, Crete by Konstantinos Kalantzis

Rose Deller , February 25th, 2022


In Tradition in the Frame: Photography, Power and Imagination in Sfakia, Crete, Konstantinos Kalantzis explores the experiences of Sfakians in Crete to reflect on how tradition is made meaningful…


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Seminar: The Materiality and Visuality of Social Media

philbu , March 12th, 2021


This online course for the summer semester 2021 at the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the University of Vienna gives a critical overview about the material…


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Films & videos on media activism & more

philbu , June 30th, 2020


This is a selection of films and videos on mediated activism, anthropological perspectives on media and culture, and globalization and (de)colonization in relation to media.Compiled by Philipp Budka…


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Call for Papers and Visual Submissions: Photography and (con)text/Photography in Academic Research 8-9 September 2016

Haidy Geismar , May 24th, 2016


Via the Royal Anthropological Institute   ‘photography + (con) text’ is pleased to announce a call for papers and visual submissions for a conference on ‘Photography in Academic…


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Site and Motion of Graffiti

Carrie Ida Edinger , September 2nd, 2015


Graffiti is part of public visual culture that can represent a political stance or serve as an art form. An Anthropological documentation in a specific geographic site and…


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VISUAL TURN IV: People and Stuff– A Conversation with Keith M. Murphy (2/2)

Lindsay Bell , July 29th, 2015


In a previous post, I described the process of an ‘Ethnocharrette’ – essentially a strategy that incorporates aspects of design methodology into anthropological practice. As part of a…


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Visual Turn I: Artistic and Infrastructural Frictions

Lindsay Bell , July 9th, 2015


Encounters with art and design by an anthropologist and curious non-expert in visual culture. The question, ‘what is that we can do together?’ — whoever and wherever that…


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