A Home Made Strange

By Posted in - on March 7th, 2017 0 Comments

Ian Duffy never imagined that making a cup of coffee could be so difficult. After my father, Ian, suffered two brain hemorrhages in 2012, the world as he knew it became completely transformed. He faces long-term neurological problems related to…

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A Dame’s Tale

By Posted in - on November 17th, 2016 0 Comments

This film was made for my Masters in Visual Anthropology, completed September 2016 and is a result of my personal research project that spanned 9 months. The film is based in the city centre suburb of Ancoats, Manchester, specifically Victoria…

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Praying with your Feet

By Posted in - on November 8th, 2016 0 Comments

Praying with your Feet is a short documentary about the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. It reveals ‘El Camino’ through the experiences of the filmmaker and the people she meets along the way. The film sets off with the question…

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Rounds

By Posted in - on October 31st, 2016 0 Comments

Rounds is a film that explores notions of masculinity and the social functions of place from three different generational perspectives in a boxing gym in Newport, South Wales. The film evokes experience in the gym, concentrating on the intense structures…

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A Place Elsewhere

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

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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City|Play

By Posted in - on June 9th, 2015 1 Comments

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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