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Ton Otto

My Culture, I Perform It, I Can Change It: Film, Audience and Cultural Critique

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In this article I analyze how filming and screening rituals and other cultural performances
can contribute to a process of distancing and reflection for all people
involved—anthropologists, filmmakers, performers and participants. In particular I
address the question as to whether such use of the camera can contribute to cultural
critique, here defined as a mode of inquiry and reflection that involves the
development of new concepts to grasp and influence what is emerging in the present.
I argue that the use of audiovisual media is a strong method to create spaces
for critical reflection and dialogue, which is a precondition for cultural critique.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftVisual Anthropology
Vol/bind31
Nummer4-5
Sider (fra-til)318-335
Antal sider18
ISSN0894-9468
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 26 okt. 2018

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