AVA 2021 Award: Winners and Commendations

The EASA’s Age and Generations Network (AGENET), together with EASA’s Visual Anthropology Network (VANEASA) as well as the Association for Gerontology, Aging and the Life Course (AAGE), joint by the AVA 2021 Organizing Committee and the Board of Judges with great pleasure announce the winners of the inaugural edition of the Ageing and Visual Anthropology Award (AVA 2021 Award).

The Ageing and Visual Anthropology Award (AVA 2021) is for the best anthropological works which through the employment of visual methods address the issues surrounding aging and the life course in creative ways, offering new modes of engagement and understanding. The 2021 edition has been financially sponsored by the EASA funds for Network Activities.

The image is the still from Jón Bjarki Magnússon’s film Half Elf (AVA 2021 Commendation)

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Ageing and Visual Anthropology Award (AVA 2021): Award-giving and presentations

Join us on Zoom, Wednesday,1st December at 3pm CET/2pm GMT, to learn who the winner of the inaugural AVA 2021 Award is. The meeting will include presentations of the winning projects (+ Q&A session), followed by a roundtable discussion with all the authors of the AVA 2021 Official Selection. To participate in this free event, please register for the AGENET’s Slow Online Conference.

The image is the still from Jón Bjarki Magnússon’s film Half Elf, which entered the AVA 2021 Official Selection.

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Keynote: Journeys of life, love and death: reflections on “expanded ethnographic” methods of collaboration in an existential field – by Professor Paolo SH Favero

The final week of the AGENET Slow Online Conference will start with the keynote, by Professor Paolo Favero, about the emergent collaborative audio-visual/sensory approaches, and their crucial role in creating ethnographic relations and stories of life, love and death.

With this keynote, the EASA’s Age and Generations Network inaugurates the Ageing and Visual Anthropology Award (AVA) 2021.

The keynote will take place on 29th November (Mon), 4pm CET/ 3pm GMT, Zoom. It is open to all who have registered for the AGENET conference. The conference is free but the registration is required.

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Call for entries: AVA 2021 Award

AGENET, AAGE and VANEASA are inviting anthropological works which through the employment of visual methods address the issues surrounding aging and the life course in creative ways, offering new modes of engagement and understanding. The most esteemed entries will receive AVA 2021 Award for Best Visual Ethnographic Material Addressing Aging and the Life Course.

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(Webinar) Touchscreen: Approaches for a Sensory Ethnography

AGENET and VANEASA are pleased to invite you for a webinar on the use of audio-visual sensory methods (through a smartphone camera) in ethnographic research on aging and the life course. It will be facilitated by Dr. Angela Torresan, University of Manchester, Granada Center for Visual Anthropology

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