Karen Waltorp is an anthropologist and filmmaker. She is Assistant professor at Department of Anthropology at Aarhus University, where she teaches Visual Anthropology. Her film Manenberg, based on long-term fieldwork in a South African township, was awarded the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Basil Wright Film Prize, (2011). She has published in journals Ethnos, International Communication Gazette, Journal of Media and Communication Studies. She is Co-director of EASA network FAN (Future Anthropologies), and has an interest in experimental forms of knowledge-making and -sharing.