Visual Anthropology Today: Infrastuctures for Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing

VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY TODAY: INFRASTRUCTURES FOR SEEING, THINKING, AND KNOWING

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The course gives students a thorough introduction to visual anthropology from film and photography to digital video and social media. The course participants will presented for classic and recent literature on film and photographic means, history and applications that allow them to produce, discuss and analyze the (audio) visual representations aesthetically and scientifically. The students will be introduced to visual anthropology through reading of the central methodological and analytical texts, and introduced to a variety of new, specific examples of participatory opportunities that digital anthropology and new media offer in social science research.The students will be working practically and analytically in the urban space with thematic tasks in cooperation with a number of partners in the European Capital of Culture 2017  

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This course is a part of 2017 Academy.