Audiovisual and Digital Ethnography
A Practical and Theoretical Guide
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Audiovisual and Digital Ethnography is a state of the art introduction to this dynamic and growing subject. The authors explain its fundamental aspects in a clear and systematic way. The chapters cover topics including:
- learning to see and listen in the field and the role of sensory attention
- the mediation of the senses
- doing anthropological fieldwork with video
- observational film-making
- ethnographic drawing
- multimodal anthropology
- digital ethnography
- interactive documentary
- the ethics and management of audiovisual and digital data.
The result is a much needed up-to-date and concise guide to both the fundamental skills required for audiovisual and digital ethnographic production and the essential theoretical knowledge regarding this. It will be particularly useful for students and scholars in the fields of Anthropology, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Media, Design, Art Practice, Sound Studies.
Table of Contents
1. Audiovisual and Digital Ethnography at Leiden
Cristina Grasseni, Bart Barendregt, Erik de Maaker, Federico De Musso, Andrew Littlejohn, Marianne Maeckelbergh, Metje Postma, Mark R. Westmoreland.
2. Learning to see
3. Sonic Ethnography
4. Graphic Anthropology: A Foundation for Multimodality
Mark R. Westmoreland
5. Dialogic Events: An Audiovisual Toolkit for Extended Participatory Observation
Erik de Maaker
6. Observational Cinema as Process, Skill and Method
7. Interactive Documentaries
Federico De Musso
8. Digital Ethnography, or ‘Deep Hanging Out’ in the Age of Big Data
9. Navigating Conflicting Instruments of Data Morality
Cristina Grasseni is Professor of Anthropology at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Bart Barendregt is Professor of Digital Diversity at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Erik de Maaker is Assistant Professor at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Federico De Musso is Assistant Professor at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Andrew Littlejohn is Assistant Professor at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Marianne Maeckelbergh is Professor of Political Anthropology at Ghent University, Belgium and Professor of Global Sociology at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Metje Postma is a visual ethnographer at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Mark R. Westmoreland is Associate Professor of Visual Anthropology at Leiden University, the Netherlands.