Sander Holsgens

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The Margins of a Home: A Review of Familienleben

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The Margins of a Home: A Review of Familienleben

Some bodies run toward loud noises. Others flee from such sounds, running away as fast as they can. Rosa Hannah Ziegler’s Familienleben (2018) incites attentio... More

Sketching Visual Anthropology: An Interview with Illustrator Judit Ferencz

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Sketching Visual Anthropology: An Interview with Illustrator Judit Ferencz

In I Swear I Saw This, Michael Taussig (2011) chronicles his travels in Colombia through his mostly colorless drawings. He writes that he is “not much of a dr... More

Beyond the Either-Or: An Interview with Patrick Eisenlohr

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Beyond the Either-Or: An Interview with Patrick Eisenlohr

Sander Hölsgens: What brought you to Mauritius, and how did you familiarize yourself with Muslim devotional practices? Patrick Eisenlohr: Mauritius is a most fa... More

Sonic Registers and Observational Techniques: A Review of Linefork

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Sonic Registers and Observational Techniques: A Review of Linefork

Sound precedes most imagery and all meaning: it causes trajectories and orientations to rebound, as though its resonance and timbre mark affective and atmosph... More

Deserts of Polyphonic Longing: A Review of El Mar La Mar

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Deserts of Polyphonic Longing: A Review of El Mar La Mar

The world appears tranquil at its edges. There, on the radiating borders between this and that, there’s a slight fog, or the thinnest of desert dust: almost f... More

Where the Image Takes Us: An Interview with the Golden Snail Team

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Where the Image Takes Us: An Interview with the Golden Snail Team

Sander Holsgens: “Golden Snail Opera” is visceral, affective, textural. You call it a more-than human performance. This ecological interest opens up to a layere... More

Screening Room: Griot

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Screening Room: Griot

Last winter, Cultural Anthropology and the Visual and New Media Review had the opportunity to screen Collecting in the Collection: 46 Inuit Artifacts in the Ber... More