Ell10t, Author at Close-Up Research
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Author: Ell10t

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/352168308'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] We've spent much of this year meeting young people across the country, for a charity called IntoUniversity. It's been massively heart-warming. IntoUniversity runs after-school centres that provide academic support, mentoring and other constructive...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728186'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Lovely ethnography project for the Centre for Ageing Better (CfAB) with research agency Traverse: visiting people aged over 50 around the country, to map out ‘informal voluntary contributions in the community’. This is...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] By 2037, 1 in 4 of the UK’s population will be aged over 65. We recently harassed random strangers across town to find out: - When does old age begin? - What are your hopes and fears for older age? - Do you...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728783'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] This is a one-min snippet from a 2018 project for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity with research agency Renaisi, exploring the health priorities for people living in Lambeth and Southwark. It involved...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/286048054'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] I had the privilege of interviewing Human Rights campaigner Bianca Jagger last week for HBO's 'Chumel Con Chumel Torres', to raise awareness about the government-sanctioned killing of protesters that's currently happening in...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/172731189'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 11th-18th June is Men's Health Week in the UK. We do a lot of ethnographic health research at Close-Up. Over the years we've explored people's experiences of: diabetes, chemotherapy, multiple sclerosis, insomnia,...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link=https://youtu.be/qk12yfq722c] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A Campaign ad we made is being shown to MPs in Westminster today. Big thanks to all involved. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] Children's Rights Alliance for England (@CRAE_Official) campaign video. How to...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 1) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] In 2008, 200,000 residents of the US state of Oregon were invited to enter a lottery with an unusual prize: free medical insurance. The lottery was the result of the state’s...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] A day after Donald Trump announced plans to bar Syrian refugees to the US, Guernica Projects has released a short film I co-directed and edited, about the reality of the refugee journey. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] This part...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Food brings people together. It sustains us mentally and physically. It tells stories and describes culture. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] 'Hungry Planet' is a brilliantly revealing book by husband-and-wife team Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio, literally documenting 'What...