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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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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Soldier on the Roof

By Posted in - on May 13th, 2015 0 Comments

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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Être présent | being here

By Posted in - on April 30th, 2015 0 Comments

Henry is a Senegalese fisherman who lives and works in the Netherlands. While he spends most of the year in Amsterdam, he travels back to West-Africa every winter, where he nowadays fishes with tourists. être présent is an adventure story…

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West Bowling Together

By Posted in - on February 19th, 2015 1 Comments

This film was made for my Masters in Visual Anthropology in 2014 and follows my summer research project, in which I worked alongside Claire Wellesley-Smith, an artist based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, on Hive’s Heritage Lottery Funded Project ‘the Fabric…

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