1. War is Beautiful : Visual Anthropology

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    • Describe Your Relationship to Your Bicycle in Three Words...

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      A 5-minutes experimental-anthropological student film. The film suggests a phenomenological perspective on bicycling. The narrative is mixed with voxpop-styled interviews with cyclists in London.

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      • Images of Sex and Spirit

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        The intersection of Sex and Spirit is a place of deep learning and great power. It really is an anomaly in human history that we do not see and celebrate this intersection. The collection of images here invites us to explore what sex might be, if we didn’t confine it to the dissatisfying realms of romance and appetite. In other cultures sexual energy was and is honored as a dynamic catalyst for transformation. Erotic energy can be used for celebration and healing, planting and hunting. Sex can be seen an aspect of the sacred, a way to dance in union with all that is. Some of the oldest art found in the world venerates the genitals and erotic practice.

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        • Shimizu's Farm (First 15 minutes)

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          The first 15 minutes of a film I am making from material recording during my time working on a farm in Gunma, Japan. It is visual ethnography focusing on a farmer in rural Japan and his interactions with the wider agricultural industry.

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          • Anthropological Film of Anthropological Filmmakers

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            Screened at the 105th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA November 19-22, 2006.

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            • Stirling Lecture 2011 - Professor Sophie Day

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              The 2011 Stirling Lecture, entitled 'Problems with borders: changing idioms of freedom and bondage in UK sex work', was presented by Professor Sophie Day from Goldsmiths, University of London. The deregulation of labour has led to changes in the control of borders and bodies. Debates about trafficking since the 1990s illuminate how movement is gendered in ways that evoke earlier panics about white slavery. Activists find that sex work is considered a less legitimate occupation today than it was in the 1980s and early 1990s and they confront representations of sex workers as victims, sold and bought across national borders and reduced to the status of things. I trace recent shifts in the language of consent and compulsion alongside historical parallels in order to demonstrate how gendered idioms express a general ambivalence about labour. The Stirling Lecture is held annually in honour of Professor Paul Stirling, founding Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Kent. He is best known as the author of the classic ethnography, 'Turkish Village'.

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              • Argentine Tango in a Local Community

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                Short film study for Anthropology of visual communication

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                • NorBlack NorWhite does Banaras

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                  Focusing on a region per collection, NorBlack NorWhite explores India through textile and art. We pay our respect, documenting & designing through adventure. Fall/Winter 2011 stops in Banaras and Lucknow, UP.

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                  • Tattoo Hunter - Dr Lars Krutak - Rites of Passage Festival 2012

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