The anthropological study of visual communication and the use of visual media in anthropology.
Contains historical archive photography from Smithsonian Institution, Montana Historical Society, Nez Perce National Historic Park, Idaho Historical Society, and private collections.
Dedicated to the presentation of artwork, photographs, video, and sound recordings, which reflect the history, culture of Native Americans in North America, and Central America.
Photography, and anthropology of the Arctic Circle. Contains virtual museum, natural resources, history, culture, social equity, environmental justice, and Arctic forum.
ACMI offers a range of exhibitions, screenings, education, production, and events. Contains collections, exhibitions, and program information.
A resource for information about communicating anthropology to the public, and through science media.
Reviews the work of Anya Bernstein. Features descriptions of her ethnographic documentaries, articles, and field notes.
Provides travel photos taken in Egypt, Syria, Jordan, India, Nepal, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and on safaris in Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia). Includes pictures, culture, and history.
Presented by the American Memory, Library of Congress. Contains digital reproductions of photogravures from portfolios of the North American Indian.
Photographic essay about the natives of the Mistissini Reserve, focusing on changes caused by hydroelectric development.
A paper by Jay Ruby that explores the relationships between reflexivity, anthropology, and film.
Includes a gallery of Curtis' photography from the Smithsonian. Slide show format.
Contains images by Jean-Francois Berthet of Nepal, and Tibet. Includes photos of Kathmandu, landscapes, Potala, monks, monastaries, statues, paintings, rain, people, and windows.
Sociocultural anthropologist Karen Nakamura offers a resource for photo-ethnographers. Contains gallery, techniques, equipment, courses, and links.
Features teaching, publications, on-going research on home media and Japanese culture conducted by Temple University and Boston Children’s Hospital.
Provides a section of the American Anthropological Association, promoting the study of visual representation, and media. Contains publications, subscription, member's forum, links, and contact.
Jay Ruby and Richard Chalfen challenge the idea that film is art and science is an objective chronicler of reality in an article that discusses the difficulties experienced in the development of a truly anthropological cinema.
An independent film production, and distribution company offering socio-cultural documentaries, ethnographic films, and experimental fiction films. Resource for documentary, anthropology, education, and research.
Provides a visual on-line resource containing scientific journals, news, courses, workshops, and links.
Features out-of-print and unpublished materials for teaching and research.
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