Transcending Frontiers through a Valorisation of Emotions: Affective Multimodalities as Co-Authored Films


  • Federica Moretti Università di Losanna, Università Cattolica di Leuven, Università di Berna
  • Eda Elif Tibet Universität Bern


Parole chiave:

antropologia multimodale, migrazioni, multimodalità affettive nella ricerca collaborativa


I rapporti di potere ineguali si riflettono nella produzione e nella diffusione di una conoscenza scientifica fondata sulla sofferenza di coloro i quali si ritrovano ai margini. Una volta acquisita e confluita verso il centro, tale conoscenza è trasformata in dati di ricerca che diventano una proprietà intellettuale istituzionale. Tali pratiche producono una teoria iniqua slegata dalle sue origini empiriche. Le autrici propongono di considerare le emozioni come forze trainanti nella ricerca antropologica, le quali hanno il potenziale di modificare rappresentazioni e narrazioni e, in ultimo, la realtà. Valorizzando le emozioni come fonte epistemologica nella ricerca etnografica e antropologica, puntiamo a dimostrare la loro importanza nella produzione di antropologie più eque. L’articolo si inserisce nel recente dibattito antropologico sulle multimodalità ed approfondisce la metodologia delle ‘multimodalità affettive’ proposta da une delle co-autrici (Tibet e Deeq, 2022).

Biografia autore

Eda Elif Tibet, Universität Bern

Dr. Eda Elif Tibet is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the critical sustainability unit leading her own research initiative Animating the Commons at the Geography institute of University of Bern. Her research and teaching encompass the relations between postcolonial thought and mobilities,  the application of unconventional pedagogies in transformative education for super diverse backgrounds, to social movements and the promotion of participatory action research for building new media narratives for regenerative action. She is an advisory member of the Enacting Global Transformation Initiative and a core faculty member of Global Environments Summer Academy, at the University of Oxford. She is the founder of Karma Motion a non- hierarchical collective run by academics, artists and activists with together whom they filmed and directed multiple award winning documentary films, screened at film festivals worldwide and broadcast on TVs and Digital Streaming Platforms. She has obtained her SNSF funded PhD from the University of Bern (Switzerland, 2019) and holds an MPhil degree on Social Anthropology from the University of Kent (UK, 2013).

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Come citare

Moretti, F., & Tibet, E. E. (2022). Transcending Frontiers through a Valorisation of Emotions: Affective Multimodalities as Co-Authored Films. Tracce Urbane. Rivista Italiana Transdisciplinare Di Studi Urbani, 7(11).