Video Practice

Director of documentary films and researcher in documentary and anthropological cinema in Ouagadougou (Burkina-Faso), Julie Courel teaches the practice of video. In her research, she is particularly interested in the daily experience of Ouagadougou communities undergoing rapid change. His film I make a balafon (2007) which reveals the traditional making of a mythical musical instrument from West Africa, received the Bartok prize for ethnomusicology at the Jean Rouch international festival (2008), his doctoral thesis on street food, accompanied by three films, was published in 2015, Le restaurant Tchara.


Photo credit: © Hugo Aymar