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Explorations in ‘reverse anthropology,’ Part II: Babakiueria

Visiting scholar Florian Grundmüller with Craig Campbell (Anthropology) present the 1986 Australian film, Babakiueria. This is a 30 minute satirical video produced by Austrialia’s Aboriginal Programs Unit, with Aboriginal actors and production crew and a Euro-Australian producer, director, and writer. … Continue reading

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Explorations in ‘reverse anthropology’

The Intermedia Workshop presents a series of informal gatherings exploring ‘reverse anthropology.’ In this workshop series we will consider Horace Miner’s famous article “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” (among others) alongside films like Das Fest des Huhnes, Rouch in Reverse, … Continue reading

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Field Trip – September 8, 2017

The Intermedia Workshop has organized a field trip to Lockhart to see a special screening of Cameroonian artist Guy Wouete’s experimental films. This program of short videos is on exhibition at Spellerberg Projects. 7pm-8pm on Friday September 8th 2017 Spellerberg Projects  … Continue reading

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Field Trip

The Intermedia Workshop is hosting our first official field trip.  On February 25, 2017 we will be taking a trip to Lockhart TX (45 min. drive from Austin) to attend the opening of Kate Schneider’s exhibition of photographs We, the … Continue reading

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Workshop with Univ. Manchester Anthropologist Rupert Cox

Dr Rupert Cox (Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester) is a leading figure in visual anthropology with an impressive commitment to formal experimentation and art-making as ethnographic practice. Join us at noon on Tuesday, November 22nd for an … Continue reading

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Fellow Travellers: Collaborations among plants, animals, and spirits

Please join us a for a break-away workshop at the Fallen Tree Center on the edge of the Cornell campus. This workshop is organized under the auspices of the meetings of the Society for Cultural Anthropology. It is free and … Continue reading

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Screening Manakamana and Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser

Manakamana Screening Noon on Sunday, May 17th (2015) Alamo Drafthouse Ritz. Tickets $10 Director Stephanie Spray will be in attendance for a post-film discussion. High above Nepal’s lush, mountainous landscape, a cable car carries pilgrims, villagers and the occasional American … Continue reading

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Workshop with visiting fellow, Samuel Cepeda.

Research and Remediation techniques in the critical study of media. The research of contemporary culture frequently implies paying attention to the symbolic production in different media, as well as the material and semantic consequences of its remediation. The researcher, in order to understand … Continue reading

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Workshop with Stephanie Spray

Stephanie Spray is a visiting fellow with the Intermedia Workshop (with support from the South Asia Institute). She is an award winning documentary filmmaker, currently finishing her PhD through the Sensory Ethnography Laboratory in Anthropology at Harvard University. Her latest … Continue reading

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Imagining Manipur

Installation by Jogendro Singh Kshetrimayum. There are 387 photo images all together, 273 of which were generated by the image search of “Manipur” on Google (generated during the months of April and May 2014). The remaining 114 images are from my … Continue reading

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