P15 - Quality and equality in collaborative projects (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 50min

Panel 15 - Quality and equality in collaborative projects

Convenors: Arjang Omrani (University Of Ghent), Kris Rutten (University of Ghent)

Short abstract: This panel tends to explore “the tensions between quality and equality”; the conundrum between the rights of authorship and the aesthetic choices in collaborative projects.


  • Lessons from surrendering authorship in collaborative film production in Mozambique: What I learned when I was ready to listen
    Author: Karen Boswall (University of Sussex)

  • Trying to build a “family portrait”: collaborative filmmaking and ethnographic research in the TRANSGANG project
    Author: Margot Mecca (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

  • Collaborative visual anthropology – visual storytelling as strategy for peace in the Sahelian crisis?
    Author: Trond Waage (UiTArcitic University of Norway)

  • Drags in da’ House. A collaborative ethnography of the Drag Queens of Sao Paulo
    Author: Mihai Andrei Leaha (University of Sao Paulo)

  • Equal voices, non-equal choices: collaboration between women of different ages in the rural areas of Poland
    Authors: Weronika Plinska (Institute of Media Arts, Pedagogical University of Cracow), Angelika Cebula (Pedagogical University of Cracow)

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.