Haraka Baraka

By Posted in - on January 12th, 2015 1 Comments

Movement is a Blessing After having lived in the Netherlands for over 20 years my parents, Gulzar and Shwan, decided to move back to Kurdistan. Escaping the Iraqi regime as refugees in the early 90s, Iraqi Kurdistan has recently developed…

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Inside The Wood

By Posted in - on October 27th, 2014 0 Comments

Aaron Keydar has been creating wood sculptures in the Spanish island of Formentera for more than forty years. Inside The Wood explores Aaron’s life-memories through the place where he lives and the surfaces and textures of the Mediterranean landscape. This…

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The Man Who almost Killed Himself

By Posted in - on September 29th, 2014 0 Comments

“The Man Who Almost Killed Himself” is a play in collaboration with Theatre Director Josh Azouz, based on my texts “Ethnography, Art and Death” (2007) Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 13(1) and “Strange Distance: Towards an Anthropology of Interior…

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Shooting Freetown

By Posted in - on September 22nd, 2014 0 Comments

A decade since Sierra Leone’s devastating civil war, from the ashes rises a new dawn of creativity in audio-visual media. Inspired by Jean Rouch’s ‘shared anthropology’ and ‘ethno-fiction’, Shooting Freetown follows three people forging their way in film and music…

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Air Pressure

By Posted in - on September 15th, 2014 0 Comments

Air Pressure is a collaborative project by Angus Carlyle and Rupert Cox. Begun in 2010, it involved two periods of field work in Narita, Japan to explore the heard world of one farming family whose organic holding is now encircled…

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The Yayas de l’Elegance

By Posted in - on September 8th, 2014 0 Comments

S.A.P.E is the acronym for the Society of Ambience Makers and Elegant People. The followers of this movement call themselves sapeurs, men devoted to elegant dressing. SAPE becomes a performed experience encompassing a world of meanings and symbols. Originally from…

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