Visual Psychological Anthropology and the Lived Experience of Disability

  title={Visual Psychological Anthropology and the Lived Experience of Disability},
  author={Annie Tucker and Robert Bush Lemelson},
Ethnographic film is a powerful medium currently under-used and under-theorised in psychological anthropology and the cross-cultural study of disability. Using a process oriented analysis of The Bird Dancer, an ethnographic film about a Balinese woman with Tourette syndrome, this chapter provides a novel exploration of how anthropologists can render the lived experience of disability onscreen, capturing and communicating both the richness of the lives of people with disabilities and the… 
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