Uppland

Dataset

Description

An architect and a filmmaker from Europe visit a town in the remote highlands of Liberia, once a thriving mining community, now decaying and desolate: a concrete ruin in the West African bush. This is a film about architecture, about the remnants of colonialism, and the spiritual cost of industrial mining.

This dataset consists of the video of the film.

This dataset is held in the Edinburgh DataVault, directly accessible only to authorised University of Edinburgh users. External users may request access to a copy of the data by contacting the Principal Investigator, Contact Person or Data Manager named on this page. University of Edinburgh users who wish to have direct access should consult the information about retrieving data from the DataVault at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/research-support/datavault.

Abstract

An architect and a filmmaker from Europe visit a town in the remote highlands of Liberia, once a thriving mining community, now decaying and desolate: a concrete ruin in the West African bush. Exploring the town, these researchers discover through its buildings a story of the promise of prosperity and forgotten injustices. A film about architecture, about the remnants of colonialism, and the spiritual cost of industrial mining.

## Access ##
This dataset is held in the Edinburgh DataVault, directly accessible only to authorised University of Edinburgh users. External users may request access to a copy of the data by contacting the Principal Investigator, Contact Person or Data Manager named on this page or email CAHSS REF: cahss.ref@ed.ac.uk. University of Edinburgh users who wish to have direct access should consult the information about retrieving data from the DataVault at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/research-support/datavault.

Data Citation

Doherty, Killian (2020) "Uppland" Edinburgh DataVault https://doi.org/10.7488/c95fedaa-9fb9-4256-be46-6f9b5e23a5fa
Date made available2020
PublisherEdinburgh DataVault
Date of data production2018
  • Uppland

    Doherty, K. & Lawrenson, E., 31 Mar 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

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