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

VAST AwardMy 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 and use of social media spaces; creative soundscape and image-based projects. Particularly useful were reassessments and critical appraisals – both explicit and tentative – of “participatory” research… Continue reading