Anthropology is very much concerned with the representation not only of its findings, but with what it looks upon: cultures. The whole Writing-Culture debate and everything in its wake revolves around this. It triggered new experimental means of mediating anthropological knowledge up to ethnographic fiction or even poetry. “Anthropological knowledge” itself has been challenged, and still is. Then there is visual anthropology, occupied with media decidedly different from the written text: images, the moving image, ethnographic film. Finally the so-called ‘new media’ came into focus, too—the digital, computer-driven media with their interactive potential, able to generate and support decidedly … Continue reading