Showcase Archive.

Some selected works by students, staff and alumni of the Granada Centre - continuously updated!

 

Disfigured Memories

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Disfigured Memories is the ethnographic representation of a six-months anthropological research in the Archipelago of Sundarbans, West Bengal, India which I made before arriving at the Granada Centre. It is primarily a way of exploring the role of the memory…

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A Place Elsewhere

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People’s relationships to places have been widely explored by anthropologists, debating whether we can approach people as rooted within a territory or if connections between identity and territory are merely social constructs. Following Hevin, Mohamed and Mireille, who all came…

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Cruising the Village

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I use combinations of photography, drawing and writing to explore the forms of movement and modes of perception of men seeking sex with other men along a stretch of canal, approaching the city centre of Manchester in the UK. I…

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Living for living

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Building connections in the Lammas Eco-village In 2009 the Lammas Ecovillage in West Wales became the first legal low-impact settlement in the United Kingdom. The people involved in the project moved to land that had been predominantly pasture, and started…

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City|Play

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Play, although very present culturally in Cairo, is seen as a form of entertainment rather than an endogenous human characteristic. As such any debate of play is excluded from educational policies and consequently from the schooling system. This came to…

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Soldier on the Roof

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The ancient West Bank city of Hebron is a holy place for Jews, Muslims and Christians. In Hebron’s oldest neighborhood is a small Jewish settler enclave surrounded by 120,000 Palestinians. All are watched over from the rooftops by a large…

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