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LIVE FROM UB - Indiegogo Campaign at Indiegogo

March 20, 2013 at 6pm to April 22, 2013 at 11:45pm
Indiegogo: Live From UB from Lauren Knapp on Vimeo.I'm running an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign to raise funds for and awareness about my upcoming documentary, LIVE FROM UB.The film explores the rock music scene in Mongolia and how it has evolved over the past few decades in step with Mongolia's evolution as a newly democratic nation.You can see more here:…See More
Mar 20, 2013
Lauren Knapp posted a status
"Please support LIVE FROM UB, my upcoming documentary about Mongolian rock music! http://igg.me/at/livefromubfilm/x/2506864"
Mar 20, 2013
Lauren Knapp replied to Erin B. Taylor's discussion Getting to know each other! in the group PopAnth
"Hi All - My name is Lauren Knapp - I have a BA in Anthropology (focusing on cultural and linguistic anthro), but my professional background is in journalism. I am a videographer and multimedia journalist interested in working at the intersection of…"
Jan 21, 2013
Lauren Knapp joined Erin B. Taylor's group
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PopAnth

How can we as anthropologists entertain and educate a broader public? What stuff do most people like, how do we write for them, and where do we reach them?PopAnth aims to a) produce stuff for public consumption; b) work out better ways to write and disseminate for the general public; c) agglomerate popular anthropology that's already been published.This group also accidentally launched the website PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity. We hope to create more collaborations in the future and welcome…See More
Jan 3, 2013
Fabian Graham commented on Lauren Knapp's video
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Shamanism in Mongolia

"Hi Lauren ... Many thanks for the reply. You can find videos about spirit mediumship in Taiwan and Singapore on my youtube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/fabian215963?feature=mhee and on my blog: www.4fabian.multiply.com"
Jan 3, 2013
Lauren Knapp commented on Lauren Knapp's video
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Shamanism in Mongolia

"Hi Fabian - We actually interviewed the shaman for about an hour. It was very difficult to do the interview as 1) we were working with a translator and 2) she was quite terse. I don't know anything about the Chinese practice, but my guess is…"
Jan 2, 2013
Fabian Graham commented on Lauren Knapp's video
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Shamanism in Mongolia

"A very well made video. But what is the purpose of this ritual? I am also curious whether you would make a distinction between shamanism and Chinese spirit mediumship - are they in your opinion completely different practices, or are shaman a form of…"
Dec 30, 2012
ilektra left a comment for Lauren Knapp
"thanks , your work is fantastic!"
Nov 9, 2012
mustafa arıkan commented on Lauren Knapp's video
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Mongolia's Nomads: Herding Life

" Thank you very much for sharing this film!"
Oct 30, 2012
Lauren Knapp commented on Michael Yorke's group Anthropological Filmmaking
"Hi All - I just uploaded two new videos from Mongolia! Profile of a Shaman: https://vimeo.com/51601969 Profile of 2 Herders: https://vimeo.com/51601968"
Oct 22, 2012
Lauren Knapp commented on Grégory Delaplace's group Mongolia and the Mongols
"I have a couple new videos from Mongolia! Shaman Profile: https://vimeo.com/51601969 Herder Profile: https://vimeo.com/51601968"
Oct 22, 2012
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Oct 22, 2012
John McCreery commented on Lauren Knapp's video
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Moving Day in Mongolia

"Superb. If I were using this for teaching, I would, however, like to have the tempo slowed a bit, maybe a half or a third this speed."
Sep 12, 2012
Lauren Knapp commented on Grégory Delaplace's group Mongolia and the Mongols
"Hi - I just wanted to share this new video I made. I filmed a nomadic family in western Mongolia as they moved from their summer to fall location. I was finally able to get some timelapse of the disassembling and assembling of a ger - it all…"
Sep 11, 2012
Lauren Knapp commented on Michael Yorke's group Anthropological Filmmaking
"Hi - I just wanted to share this new video I made. I filmed a nomadic family in western Mongolia as they moved from their summer to fall location. I was finally able to get some timelapse of the disassembling and assembling of a ger - it all…"
Sep 11, 2012
Lauren Knapp posted a video

Moving Day in Mongolia

In early August I spent a day with a herding family in western Mongolia's Khovd Province. The family was able to deconstruct their ger/yurt, pack all their belongings on camels, move their homes and herds 20 km and reassemble their ger in one day.
Sep 11, 2012

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Lauren Knapp
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Fulbright - mtvU
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http://laurenknapp.wordpress.com

About Me

I'm an American videographer/photo journalist living in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. I'm working on a video/photo project about music, urbanization and youth culture in this city of once-nomads.

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At 8:17pm on November 9, 2012, ilektra said…

thanks , your work is fantastic!

At 11:30am on April 9, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Sorry, that should be Lauren!

At 10:37am on April 9, 2012, Keith Hart said…

Welcome to the OAC, Laura! Nice blog!

 
 
 

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