Nina Sabnani: Animated Ethnography: Embroidered Kutch Migration Narratives

Nina Sabnani: Animated Ethnography: Embroidered Kutch Migration Narratives

14:00-16:00. Friday 14th June. NMS Seminar Room


 In this session we will discuss the potential of animation to represent ethnographic records and share a film made in participation with the Kutch artists.

This event is made possible by the Centre for South Asian Studies and the Edinburgh India Institute at the University of Edinburgh.

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Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain & Ireland (RAI) since 1985, it is an itinerant festival that moves biennially from one university host to another, in association with local community and cultural organisations.

The festival will be held from Thursday 13 June to Sunday 16 June 2013 in Edinburgh, hosted by National Museums Scotland and the STAR consortium. Scottish Training in Anthropological Research (STAR) is a collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and St. Andrews. Over 60 new films will be screened alongside a conference 'New Observations' and a selection of special events and workshop about art & anthropology and the use of archival film.

The RAI Film Festival is held in collaboration with the Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern California.

Our Sponsors

The Festival gratefully acknowledges sponsorship from:

UDDA NMS SSGS ED Unversity of Aberdeen StAndrews WILEY