It is not about filming a research, but about conducting research through film
2008 – PhD in Anthropology, Ethnology and Ethnography from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris (EHESS) and the University of Barcelona (thesis jointly supervised). Specialisation: Visual Anthropology.
2004 – Master’s Degree in Anthropology and Audiovisual Communication from the University of Barcelona.
2003 – Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Anthropology and Ethnography from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris. Specialisation: Visual Anthropology.
2002 – Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Barcelona.
2001 – Photography Studies in the Institute of Photographic Studies of Catalonia.
Fellowships and awards (selection)
2016 – Fejos Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnographic Film. Wenner Gren Foundation (USA).
2004 – Allocation de Recherche. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France).
2003 – Prix de l’Atelier d’Écritue Documentaire. Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales de Paris (France).
Anthropology always involves an encounter with the unexpected.
If I have made so many films about religion, it is because for me cinema still has something to do with magics.
One of the good things about teaching, is that it forces you to constantly reconsider your own assumptions.