Re/active documentary: an artefact of dynamic force

Melissa Joy Wolfe

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    In this chapter I recount what I have coined a ‘re/active documentary’ (Wolfe, 2017a) methodological framework. I focus on an affirmative and productive research account that aims to enable ‘a capacity for action’ for those entangled within the pedagogical research event/s. In doing this I utilise Barad’s (2007) theory of agential realism and her concept of intra-action. I investigate what filmic research methods actually do and how methods should be explicitly accounted for in research claims. I ask what data and knowledge is produced through the methods undertaken, and consider slippery accounts of ways reality may become documented as truth data.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationVideo-Based Research in Education
    Subtitle of host publicationCross-Disciplinary Perspectives
    EditorsLihua Xu, George Aranda, Wanty Widjaja, David Clarke
    Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
    Number of pages15
    ISBN (Electronic)9781351612388, 9781315109213
    ISBN (Print)9781138089426, 9781138089457
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

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