, Charity, and the Poverty of Representation
(London; New Jersey: Zed Books, 1996), p. 21.
Ibid., p. 21.
John Urry, The Tourist Gaze: Leisure and Travel in Contemporary Societies (London: Sage,
1990), p. 3.
Ibid. p. 3.
Of course, there are limitations to this, and knowledge production must still adhere to
the parameters of acceptable scholarship.
Kenneth Little, ‘On Safari: The VisualPolitics of a Tourist Representation’, in David
Howes, ed., The Varieties of Sensory Experience: A Sourcebook in the Anthropology of the
Senses (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991
The point of my engaging in this artful field and investigating some sanctuary expressions is not to acritically celebrate these modes of politics, but to highlight the variegated discursive fields that shape how sanctuary is practised. In so doing my aim is to contribute to a growing field of visualpolitical work that reminds us to question the images we consume, and to become more intentional about how we engage with and circulate these representations in our daily lives (Bleiker et al., 2013 ). For instance, as educators in the classroom we might ask: what maps