Sjöberg, J and D’Onofrio, A (2020) Moving global horizons: Imagining selfhood, mobility and futurities through creative practice in ethnographic research. Culture and Psychology. ISSN 1354-067X

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This article explores imagined selfhood, mobility and futurities through creative practice in ethnography. Globalisation allows people with varying socio-economic and geographical backgrounds to imagine themselves with more possibilities. How can creative practice such as improvisation in ethnofictions, storytelling and participatory animation be applied in ethnographic research to explore the imaginary realm of selfhood and expectations on being elsewhere? Drawing on fieldwork on migration from Africa to Europe, Brazilian transgender mobility and British youth in environmental transformation, the article will show how existential immobility inspires production of global horizons through imagination.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Imagined mobilities, ethnographic film, Jean Rouch, mobility, imagination, migration, ethnofiction, São Paulo, Shipley, Milan, animation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social, Political and Global Studies
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2020 11:21
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2020 11:21

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