Mobilising Visual Ethnography: Making Routes, Making Place and Making Images

Sarah Pink
2008
This article builds on the earlier notion of a visual ethnography (PINK, 2007a) to suggest the idea of a visual ethnography in/of movement. Recent anthropological discussions have drawn attention to the importance of studying other people's "routes and mobilities" (LEE & INGOLD, 2006). Following this work I examine what visual ethnographers might learn from an analysis of how routes and mobilities are represented in local visual culture. Drawing on my recent research about the Cittàslow (Slow
more » ... e Cittàslow (Slow City) movement in the UK, I analyse a series of locally produced experiential, audiovisual and photographic narratives. I propose that such a focus can provide visual ethnographers with significant understandings of how place is made. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0803362
doi:10.17169/fqs-9.3.1166 fatcat:zwv7tbuqlzbp5gjkfut2almml4