Participatory Photography Workshop in Hamburg – A photograph is worth a thousand words

von Christian Wickert

By: Camille Stengel, Erasmus Mundus fellow, Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology, cs523@kent.ac.uk

In early 2014 Dr. Bettina Paul invited me to give a guest lecture in her Master’s methodology course at the University of Hamburg, and at the end of April I found myself searching for the building that housed the Institute of Criminological Social Research. After wandering through echoing cement corridors with industrial looking machines in the classrooms (which I later found out was the department for soil sciences), I eventually found my way to the Institute and Dr. Paul made me feel right at home.

My guest lecture included a 30-minute talk about my doctoral research, plus a participatory photography activity for the students. More information about my doctoral research can be found at this link: http://chicksonthecorner.tumblr.com/ and in this interview: http://participatoryphoto.wordpress.com/

For my research project methodology I used the technique of photovoice, a participatory photography method that gives cameras, and the power to shape the research data, into the hands of the participants.1 Such an approach raises a number of ethical issues and questions around informed consent and anonymity with human subject research in general and participatory research in specific.2 Furthermore, photographs have to potential to capture facets of people so that they are easily identifiable, most notably by showing a participant’s face. Especially if participants are involved in a ‘socially vulnerable’ or ‘at-risk’ group where revealing their identity might compromise their safety,3 employment status or societal stigmatisation, then discussions around confidentiality and anonymity must be discussed before and during participants’ activities of taking photographs.4 One example taken from my own research is participants who took photos of or were involved in illicit activity such as drug use ...

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