Outside the Frame of Violence: Unsettling Visual Projects in and after War in Northern Uganda | Rosenoff Gauvin | Visual Ethnography
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Outside the Frame of Violence: Unsettling Visual Projects in and after War in Northern Uganda

Lara Rosenoff Gauvin

Abstract


During my 14 years of work in Northern Uganda, I learned to progressively look outside the frame of violence to understand and re-present how individuals and communities live during and after forced displacement and
forced intra-community violence. Through the examination of three visual projects I created in those years, this article explores how the visual has both mirrored and compelled my theoretical understandings. Providing a valuable feedback loop to my progressive unsettling, the visual has hitherto been an integral, yet underexamined and under-theorized, part of my research practice.

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Photography; Northern Uganda; Responsive Methodologies; Visual Anthropology; Indigenous Knowledge; Violence; Refusal; Collaboration; Afrocentrism.

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