ASB 311 Principles of Social Anthropology/ASU West/Prof.
**********DUE DATE: December 4, 2003
Using James Clifford's article "Ethnographic Surrealism"
as a guide (WK 4 reading), construct a collage evoking some aspect that interests
you about the mass media's representation of Otherness. Reminder:
the Other is not a Who--it's a What (a concept/idea/social
Be creative! Remember, in the electronic age, the photocopy
becomes an "original" artistic medium!
- TITLE YOUR COLLAGE with
a theme you wish to emphasize.
- Select familiar images (and/or text, even objects)
from media sources (magazines, newspapers, ads, TV guide, photos, etc.; you
may even want to include quotes or images from our readings).
- Juxtapose these materials in a montage of images in
such a way as to provoke the effect of "defamiliarization" that a surrealist
ethnographer might use as a strategy of cultural critique.
Take another look at some surrealist images to get your
READ SPECULATIVELY !
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