MA Thesis Film Available Online

I completed my MA Visual Anthropology documentary in late 2009, but didn't make it widely available, at the request of the primary research participants. Now, five years later, the protagonists have all moved on with their lives to a place at which they feel able to share this film. We hope that you find it insightful, and informative. Thanks to the women of … Continue reading MA Thesis Film Available Online

“Why Does This Happen?” awarded at Futures of Visual Anthropology

My mash-up film, "Why Does This Happen?" was awarded the "Best Super-Short" prize at the 2014 Futures of Visual Anthropology conference at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, April 3-4. The conference was excellent overall, with a mixture of film, installation and interactive work. Most drew on traditional ethnographic approaches while also pointing towards innovations via consideration … Continue reading “Why Does This Happen?” awarded at Futures of Visual Anthropology

Latest article: On Uganda, homophobia and complex histories

My latest article: Righteous Crusades? Imperialism, homophobia and the danger of simplification in God Loves Uganda. Published on the multi-lingual, interdisciplinary and generally quite excellent new online journal The Postcolonialist. I wrote this piece in response to the documentary film "God Loves Uganda," but it can also be read as a more general response to the … Continue reading Latest article: On Uganda, homophobia and complex histories