VISUALETHNOGRAPHY             analyzing human behavior through the lens of a cameraPRESENTATION : DESIGN & DELIVERY | SPRI...
VISUALMANIFESTATIONPRESENTATION : DESIGN & DELIVERY | SPRING 2011 | JOSH RITENOUR
Visual anthropology logically proceeds from thebelief that culture is manifested through visiblesymbols embedded in gestur...
V I S U A L        S Y M B O L SGESTURES   CERIMONIES    RITUALS   ARTIFACTS              CULTURE
VISUALSCENARIOS
Culture is conceived of as manifesting itself inscripts with plots involving actors and actresseswith lines, costumes, pro...
V I S U A L         S Y M B O L SGESTURES    CERIMONIES    RITUALS   ARTIFACTS               CULTURE           CULTURAL SE...
VISUALRESPONSES
Ethnographers employ photographs in the field toinduce responses in an interview. The primaryfunction of photographs taken...
V I S U A L         S Y M B O L SGESTURES    CERIMONIES    RITUALS   ARTIFACTS               CULTURE           CULTURAL SE...
VISUALLYINDESCERNIBLE
On a formal level, photographs taken byanthropologists are indistinguishable from thesnapshots or artistically intended im...
VISUALPRESENTATION
If one can see culture, then researchers should beable to employ audiovisual technologies to recordit as data amenable to ...
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Visual Ethnography

  1. 1. VISUALETHNOGRAPHY analyzing human behavior through the lens of a cameraPRESENTATION : DESIGN & DELIVERY | SPRING 2011 | JOSH RITENOUR
  2. 2. VISUALMANIFESTATIONPRESENTATION : DESIGN & DELIVERY | SPRING 2011 | JOSH RITENOUR
  3. 3. Visual anthropology logically proceeds from thebelief that culture is manifested through visiblesymbols embedded in gestures,ceremonies, rituals, and artifacts situated inconstructed and natural environments.
  4. 4. V I S U A L S Y M B O L SGESTURES CERIMONIES RITUALS ARTIFACTS CULTURE
  5. 5. VISUALSCENARIOS
  6. 6. Culture is conceived of as manifesting itself inscripts with plots involving actors and actresseswith lines, costumes, props, and settings.The cultural self is the sum of the scenarios inwhich one participates.
  7. 7. V I S U A L S Y M B O L SGESTURES CERIMONIES RITUALS ARTIFACTS CULTURE CULTURAL SELF LINES COSTUMES PROPS SETTINGS M A N I F E S T I N G P L O T S
  8. 8. VISUALRESPONSES
  9. 9. Ethnographers employ photographs in the field toinduce responses in an interview. The primaryfunction of photographs taken in the field is as anaide-de-memoire, to help reconstitute events in themind of the ethnographer.
  10. 10. V I S U A L S Y M B O L SGESTURES CERIMONIES RITUALS ARTIFACTS CULTURE CULTURAL SELF LINES COSTUMES PROPS SETTINGS M A N I F E S T I N G P L O T S
  11. 11. VISUALLYINDESCERNIBLE
  12. 12. On a formal level, photographs taken byanthropologists are indistinguishable from thesnapshots or artistically intended images taken bytourists-that is, there is no discernibleanthropological photographic style.
  13. 13. VISUALPRESENTATION
  14. 14. If one can see culture, then researchers should beable to employ audiovisual technologies to recordit as data amenable to analysis and presentation.
  15. 15. In or de ph r t ot o u ei og s e or th ra as er ph da as sPRESENTATION : DESIGN & DELIVERY | SPRING 2011 | JOSH RITENOUR t a da VISUAL so we g ta m n en tr h e ee er ea o no d a t a w t i t o t or nd vie on h s un e w of ave ph d rs w o er he to s th gr tan er ap d ar th hi i n e os c i ETHNOGRAPHY fo e m rm vi ag re or a ew e nt se s er s s ar ch er s.

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