Visual anthropology is an academic subfield of anthropology that has two distinct but intersecting aims. The first involves the addition of images including video and film to ethnographic studies, to enhance the communication of anthropological observations and insights through the use of photography, film, and video. Visual anthropology methods include photo elicitation, the use of images to stimulate culturally relevant reflections from informants. The end results are narratives film, video, photo essays that communicate typical events of a cultural scene. In the midth century, academic anthropologists began collecting and making photographs of the people they studied.
Review: Documentary ‘The Anthropologist’ looks at mothers and daughters, culture and climate change
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Miller, and Jeremy Newberger of Ironbound Films. Featuring commentary from Mary Catherine Bateson , daughter of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead , the film explores how human beings adapt to catastrophic change. The Anthropologist tells the parallel stories of Margaret Mead, who in the twentieth century popularized cultural anthropology around the world,  and Susie Crate, an environmental anthropologist currently studying the impact of climate change. During the film, shot over the course of five years,  Katie ages from 13 to
Discovering the bow of a ship underneath the World Trade Center, helping corporations understand how people's identities show up in technology — or a think tank looking at social relationships in the workplace, working with gangs in East LA, a death investigator helping police solve crimes — it seems anthropology is everywhere these days. These videos are just two pieces of a five part video series to showcase who we are, what we do, and how we add value to society. The full series including segments on archaeology, forensic anthropology, and socio linguistics can be accessed in the AAA store. Videos are free for AAA members and available at a modest charge for nonmembers. Today's anthropologists do not just work in exotic locations.