Christian Vium

Post Doc Fellow. Ph.D., Postdoc

Christian  Vium

Research areas

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.

In 2016, he was nominated for The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters silver medal for excellent research, and awarded a 2-year research grant by the Carlsberg Foundation.   

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 current Post-Doctoral research project 'Finding a Home in the World: Articulations of Life among Afghan Minors in Denmark' is part of the AUFF research project 'ARTlife' at Aarhus University. The project aims at establishing new forms of collaboration between researchers and interlocutors through practical workshops involving film, photography, social media and material objects.  

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.

In 2016, he was nominated for The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters silver medal for excellent research, and awarded a 2-year research grant by the Carlsberg Foundation.  

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 current Post-Doctoral research project 'Finding a Home in the World: Articulations of Life among Afghan Minors in Denmark' is part of the AUFF research project 'ARTlife' at Aarhus University. The project aims at establishing new forms of collaboration between researchers and interlocutors through practical workshops involving film, photography, social media and material objects.

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, Refugees, Urban Anthropology, Re-enactment, Collaborative Knowledge Production,Experimental Anthropology, Experimental methods, Aesthetic practice, Art and Science, Nomadism, Afghanistan, 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

ID: 55825588