Graduate Research School For Candidates Prospective Candidates Available Projects Visual, Digital, Material: Experimental Screen and Museum Ethnography

Visual, Digital, Material: Experimental Screen and Museum Ethnography

Title of Project

Visual, Digital, Material: Experimental Screen and Museum Ethnography

Name of Advisor/s

A/Professor Jennifer Deger, Professor Rosita Henry, Professor Ton Otto

College

College of Arts, Society & Education

Summary of Project

This program draws together themes of film and exhibition making, creativity, collaboration, new public anthropologies, material culture, visual culture, art as ethnography and social engagement. This program is part of an on-going collaboration between JCU and the Moesgaard Museum and Aarhus University in Denmark. We offer a strong emphasis on practice-led research methods and we especially welcome candidates whose projects involve filmmaking, new media and/or exhibition as research method.  

Key Words

visual anthropology, museum studies, media anthropology, digital anthropology, art as ethnography

Would suit an applicant who

Our preferred regional focus is on Aboriginal Australia, Melanesia, and Northern Australia, but other regions will be welcomed for consideration.