Eda Elif Tibet is a Social and Visual Anthropologist. She filmed and directed award-winning documentary films under their own label with Inanc Tekguc: Karma Motion, a non-hierarchical collective run by academics, artists and activists. She is a Post-Doctoral researcher (scientific collaborator) at the Critical Sustainability Studies unit with Prof. Dr. Susan Thieme at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern and works towards bringing in co-creative and transformative methodologies with mLAB. She has obtained her SNSF-funded PhD from the University of Bern (Switzerland, 2019) and holds a MPhil degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Kent (UK, 2013). Her research and teaching encompass the relations between postcolonial thought and mobilities, the application of critical pedagogies as well as strategies of non-formal education, to social movements and the promotion of participatory action research. She is an advisory member of the Enacting Global Transformation Initiative at the University of Oxford that is in partnership with the Theater of Transformation Academy.
Eda Elif is a media consultant at the Global Diversity Foundation and a founding member of Ethno Kino, a curatorial ethnographic film screening program taking place at the Kino in der Reitschule cinema in Bern, Switzerland. As a core faculty member at GEN, Eda Elif teaches visual anthropology and filmmaking to participants at GEN events. She also transfers skills on how to present, argue and perform in front of the camera.
Ait Atta: NOMADS OF THE HIGH ATLAS (Trailer): A sensorial ethnographic film by Eda Elif Tibet & Inanc Tekguc in association with Global Diversity Foundation (78 mins, 2020)
OUR COMMON(S) FUTURE FORUM: ETHNOKINO’s 8’th Ethnographic Film Season: ANCIENT FUTURES with Dr.Eda Elif Tibet & Dr.Timothy Adams & Dr. Sebastien Boillat & Inanc Tekguc (24.09.2020)