Christian Vium is a photographer, filmmaker and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Anthropology, Aarhus University. Primarily working on long-term projects anchored in participatory observation and in-depth collaboration, his work investigates the intersection between art, documentary, and the social sciences.
Christian Vium is a FOAM Talent 2015, Lensculture Emerging Talent 2015 Grant Winner and is on the Critical Mass 2015 list. In 2016, he received the Prix HSBC pour la Photographie for his long-term project 'Ville Nomade' (The Nomadic City), which was published as a monograph in July 2016 and exhibited in Bordeaux, Geneva, Metz, Mougins, and Paris.
His Post-Doctoral research project, 'Temporal Dialogues' which combines archival research, experimental ethnographic fieldwork, photography and film-making, has been exhibited in Amsterdam, Aomori, Brussels, Guatemala, Landskrona, Lodz, London, Paris, San Francisco, Sydney, and Tokyo.
He is the author of a number of articles on visual anthropology, photography, ethnographic methodology, migration and urban anthropology, and is currently working on a new monograph and several film and installation projects.