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Christian Vium

Post Doc Fellow. Ph.D., Postdoc

Christian  Vium

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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. 

Profile

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.

 
Anthropology 
Postcolonial theory, discourse and culture analysis, Migration, Urban Anthropology, Re-enactment,  
Collaborative Knowledge Production,Experimental Anthropology, Experimental methods, Aesthetic 
practice, Art and Science, Nomadism, Mauritania, Mali, Australia, Brazil, China, Siberia, South Africa, France
 
Film production
Ethnographic Film - theory, Ethnographic Film - production, Film theory, Film analysis,     
Participation, Collaboration, Experimentation, Montage, Installation design
 
Photography
Photographic methods, photographic theory, colonial photography, re-enactment, aesthetic theory,    
exhibition design

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