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Krista M. Harper

Photovoice

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Across The Bridge: Using Photovoice To Investigate Environment And Health In A Hungarian Romani (Gypsy) Community, Krista Harper Aug 2010

Across The Bridge: Using Photovoice To Investigate Environment And Health In A Hungarian Romani (Gypsy) Community, Krista Harper

Krista M. Harper

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Lives, Images, Audiences, Intentions: Participatory Visual Anthropology In A Hungarian Romani Neighborhood, Krista Harper Nov 2009

Lives, Images, Audiences, Intentions: Participatory Visual Anthropology In A Hungarian Romani Neighborhood, Krista Harper

Krista M. Harper

Participatory visual methodologies open up new possibilities for community collaboration in the research process, appeal to diverse audiences, and produce rich visual and narrative data guided by participant interests and priorities. Presenting a recent research collaboration with a grassroots Romani (Gypsy) community organization in northern Hungary, I discuss ethical and epistemological questions raised in participatory visual research. In this project, our team used the PhotoVoice method to generate knowledge and documentation related to environment, health, and the lived experiences of social exclusion. I explore power relationships in the research process as well as historical and contemporary issues of documentary photography ...