The Affective, Devotional and Therapeutic Agency of Everyday Photographs in a Gujarati Migrant Community, New Zealand

@inproceedings{HarringtonWatt2015TheAD,
  title={The Affective, Devotional and Therapeutic Agency of Everyday Photographs in a Gujarati Migrant Community, New Zealand},
  author={Kathleen Harrington-Watt},
  year={2015}
}
Exploring the everyday photographs of people offers new possibilities in anthropological research and focuses attention on a form of visual medium that is often taken for granted and glossed over in social research. By looking at the personal photographs of a Gujarati community in New Zealand, I discovered not only the importance of photographs in their lives but also the significant social relationships they have with them. For this community the most important photographs are their ancestral… CONTINUE READING

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