Convenors: Timothy Cooper (University of Cambridge), Till J F Trojer (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS))
Short abstract: This panel explores how creative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have called for a reconsideration of existing ethical orientations to media, technology, and practice.
The Pandemic Religion Archive(s): Communal Worship, Co-Presence, and Play
Author: Timothy Cooper (University of Cambridge)
Video-ethnographic reflections (with)in houses of worship ‘gone viral’: from shut doors to cagey reopening
Author: Sara Bonfanti (University of Trento)
Plan B: the renegotiation of collaborative filmmaking with Chinese migrant sex workers in Paris during the COVID-19 pandemic
Author: Nicola Mai (University of Newcastle NSW)
Witch Finder Phenomenal: Filming a hauntology of queer mixed race identity in crisis, in a world in crisis
Author: Maria Rosamojo (London Metropolitan University)
Find the papers’ abstracts here.
A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom 19-28 March. Please check the full schedule of live events and links to join here.