Photography Anthropology and History

Author: Elizabeth Edwards
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317081104
Release Date: 2016-04-22
Genre: Social Science

Photography, Anthropology and History examines the complex historical relationship between photography and anthropology, and in particular the strong emergence of the contemporary relevance of historical images. Thematically organized, and focusing on the visual practices developed within anthropology as a discipline, this book brings together a range of contemporary and methodologically innovative approaches to the historical image within anthropology. Importantly, it also demonstrates the ongoing relevance of both the historical image and the notion of the archive to recent anthropological thought. As current research rethinks the relationship between photography and anthropology, this volume will serve as a stimulus to this new phase of research as an essential text and methodological reference point in any course that addresses the relationship between anthropology and visuality.

Photography in Africa

Author: Richard Vokes
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9781847010537
Release Date: 2013-07
Genre: Literary Collections

Gives an ethnographic account of the complexities of the use of photography in Africa, both historically and in contemporary practice.

Photography Humanitarianism Empire

Author: Jane Lydon
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781474235525
Release Date: 2016-08-25
Genre: Photography

With their power to create a sense of proximity and empathy, photographs have long been a crucial means of exchanging ideas between people across the globe; this book explores the role of photography in shaping ideas about race and difference from the 1840s to the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights. Focusing on Australian experience in a global context, a rich selection of case studies – drawing on a range of visual genres, from portraiture to ethnographic to scientific photographs – show how photographic encounters between Aboriginals, missionaries, scientists, photographers and writers fuelled international debates about morality, law, politics and human rights. Drawing on new archival research, Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire is essential reading for students and scholars of race, visuality and the histories of empire and human rights.

Portraiture Photography in Africa

Author: John Peffer
Publisher: African Expressive Cultures
ISBN: 0253008603
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Some essays originally presented at the conference "Portrait Photography in African Worlds" (February 3-4, 2006), University of California, Santa Cruz.


ISBN: UCSC:32106018606803
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Anthropology

Art Practice as Research

Author: Graeme Sullivan
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412905362
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

Art Practice as Research: Inquiry in the Visual Arts presents a compelling argument that the creative and cultural inquiry undertaken by artists is a form of research. The text explores themes, practices, and contexts of artistic inquiry and positions them within the discourse of research. Author Graeme Sullivan argues that legitimate research goals can be achieved by choosing different methods than those offered by the social sciences. The common denominator in both approaches is the attention given to rigor and systematic inquiry. Artists emphasize the role of the imaginative intellect in creating, criticizing, and constructing knowledge that is not only new but also has the capacity to transform human understanding.

Rain Taxi

ISBN: STANFORD:36105113359884
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Books

CVA Review

ISBN: IND:30000046700088
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Visual anthropology