Canterburyopenstage

the visual anthropology project.

Editing Done!

So I have finally finished editing the film. I have uploaded it to Youtube and it is available to watch on the Documentary page. The process was tough and there … Continue reading

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Busker Etiquette

During my interviews with some of the buskers, one of the themes that kept coming up was a sort of ‘unwritten rules’ that buskers tend to follow. In a sense … Continue reading

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Earworms

I read an interesting article on the BBC the other day which described the phenomenon of getting a song stuck in your head and playing it over and over. Everyone … Continue reading

17/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Busking Top Hits

I have a few experiences when it comes to buskers that have really stuck in my memory. The two that have really stuck both happened when I was living in … Continue reading

01/04/2012 · Leave a comment

Cyber Busking

I recently read about a new development in the busking community called cyber busking. Here, people upload their music online and people┬ácan make donations. I suppose this has all come … Continue reading

20/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Types of busking

So I have started to realise that a lot of people have different ideas about what busking is, or what act can be considered as busking. In my documentary the … Continue reading

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No Busking, No Begging

Yes – you’re seeing this right. No busking and no begging. I’ve spoken to a few buskers at this point and asked them if they think people associate busking with … Continue reading

07/03/2012 · Leave a comment

Undercover Busking

For people who haven’t heard this story yet, I thought I really had to share this with all of you. It shows the difference in treatment people get for busking … Continue reading

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A License To Busk

When I first started researching laws and regulations regarding busking, I was pretty shocked to find that in London you now need to do auditions to busk in the London … Continue reading

07/03/2012 · Leave a comment
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