FlipFlotsam   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYh268HRgXM <ul><li>What was the significance of this film for us? </li></ul>...
Bricolage <ul><li>Bricolage  – from the  French-language  verb  bricoler , meaning &quot;to tinker&quot; or &quot;to fiddl...
Le bricoleur <ul><li>A person who engages in bricolage is a  bricoleur . A bricoleur is a person who creates things from s...
Bricolage <ul><li>In  cultural studies  bricolage is used to mean the processes by which  people acquire objects from acro...
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Flip Flotsam & Bricolodge

  1. 1. FlipFlotsam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYh268HRgXM <ul><li>What was the significance of this film for us? </li></ul><ul><li>What had ethnography done for this? </li></ul><ul><li>What could ethnography do for this? </li></ul><ul><li>What is Bricolage? </li></ul><ul><li>Is Bricolage limited to human affairs? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Bricolage <ul><li>Bricolage – from the French-language verb bricoler , meaning &quot;to tinker&quot; or &quot;to fiddle&quot; – is that language's equivalent of the English phrase &quot; do-it-yourself &quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Bricolage is also often contrasted to engineering : building by trial and error rather than based on theory. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Le bricoleur <ul><li>A person who engages in bricolage is a bricoleur . A bricoleur is a person who creates things from scratch, is creative and resourceful: a person who collects information and things and then puts them together in a way that they were not originally designed to do. (wikipedia 10/16/05) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bricolage <ul><li>In cultural studies bricolage is used to mean the processes by which people acquire objects from across social divisions to create new cultural identities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In particular, it is a feature of subcultures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the punk movement. Here, objects that possess one meaning (or no meaning) in the dominant culture are acquired and given a new, often subversive meaning. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For example, the safety pin became a form of decoration in punk culture. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The term was coined by French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss . (wikipedia 10/16/05) </li></ul>

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