Daniella Gandolfo

Daniella Gandolfo writes about forms of sacred experience in everyday life. Whether through taboo and transgression, risk-taking, loss, or sacrifice, her work focuses on forms of excess in events and actions at the limit of reasonableness and human sociality. She teaches anthropology at Wesleyan University.

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Visual and New Media Review


Elias Canetti on crowds and Gaston Bachelard on fire inform this montage of images and sounds in downtown Lima’s semi-legal market of Mesa Redonda featuring den... More