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elizabeth//LA ➳ anthropologist in media design department of Arts Center, Pasadena. I track the tag #movingethnography
"   In thinking through the questions I have posed, as well as the dilemmas presented by linear, narrative teleologies of knowledge production, we may want to return to the logic of animist thought as a site for transcending the rigid dualisms consecrated by the modern/western epistemological order. The logic of animist thought provides an opening for thinking other histories of modernity beyond the linear, teleological trajectories of the conventional historical narrative.   "

Harry Garuba, “On Animism, Modernity/Colonialism, and the African Order of Knowledge: Provisional Reflections” e-flux #36, 2012

http://www.e-flux.com/journal/on-animism-modernitycolonialism-and-the-african-order-of-knowledge-provisional-reflections/

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food. lots of food.

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Roger Hutchings, A Funeral in Haiti

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AnXiao Mina, Elizabeth Gin, and Jeffrey Hall reflect upon design tools they developed in the process of doing collaborative community-based work with youth from Jovenes, Inc.