Porteur de projet Caméras politiques (FR) | Winner of the 2016-2017 Arts & SSH call of project
Published at 9 December 2021
Filmmaker and anthropologist, trained in cinema history and visual anthropology, Jonathan Larcher has carried out several field studies in Romania (northern Muntenia) where his doctoral research and his films have focused on social life, music and video practices. within a Roma community. Since 2015, he has carried out several surveys in the Bucharest region, before initiating a research, within the framework of the New Europe College, on “A social history of vernacular videos during the post-socialist transition in Romania”.
Benefiting from a postdoctoral fellowship from Eur ArTeC (2021), he is now working with the collective Promedios de Comunicación Comunitaria / Chiapas Media Project (San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico) in order to digitally preserve their video archive. He works on several editorial projects in cinema history: he co-edits with Alo Paistik a book on the practice of reusing film archives by the artists Yervant Gianikian and Angela Ricci Lucchi (Amsterdam University Press), and he coordinates with Nicole Brenez and Alo Paistik translating and editing the writings of filmmaker John Gianvito (Éditions de l'Oeil).
Caméras politiques (FR)
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