Posts in the Category: Video

Isle of Mist

By Posted in - MA & Video on May 19th, 2016 0 Comments

Here is another sample of the work my students are producing for Beyond Observational Cinema, the course I just finished teaching for the MA in Visual Anthropology. Siôn Marshall-Waters and Jan-Holger Hennies went to the Scottish island of Skye and…

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Piccadilly Gardens Visual Essay

By Posted in - MA & Video on December 4th, 2015 0 Comments

Part of the documentary course Beyond Observational Cinema, which I teach in the second semester of the MA in Visual Anthropology, is a lecture on essay films. Students can then choose this form, among many others, for their assessed film…

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“I am Mexico”

By Posted in - MA & Video on September 29th, 2015 0 Comments

For two months this summer, I went back to Mexico City for my fieldwork. Back to the place which already fascinated me three years ago. Now, when writing this, I am back again in Manchester and will put together some…

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Duende. First Fieldnotes

By Posted in - MA & Video on September 26th, 2015 0 Comments

Almost two months ago, I started a project trying to represent what some people understood to be the idea of Duende, a term used in Spanish Flamenco which seems to represent the capacity it has to fascinate and move people…

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Screening of The Bengali Detective

By Posted in - News & Video on June 25th, 2015 0 Comments

We are hosting a screening of the Grierson award winning documentary feature The Bengali Detective – an unprecedented look at modern India through the prism of crime. All welcome in John Casken Theatre, 4pm Friday 26th of June. Director Phil…

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