Sol Worth
Date of Birth  :
ugust 19, 1922 - Aug. 29,
Place of Birth  :
Solomon Wishnepolsky
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Visual Anthropology
Educational background  :
Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1943
Acheivements / Contributions  :

In 1966 Sol Worth and John Adair received a National Science Foundation grant that enabled him to instruct the Navajo Indians in the art of filmmaking as part of a study of cross-cultural communication. This research, which was his most famous, led to the publishing of the book, co-authored with Adair, entitled, "Through Navajo Eyes": An Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology.

  • Sol Worth founded, along with the anthropologists Margaret Mead and Jay Ruby and others, the Anthropological Film Research Institute
  • Sol Worth served as editor of the journal, Studies in the Anthropology of Visual Communication from its inception in 1973 until his death
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Bibliography  :
Through Navajo Eyes: An Exploration in Film Communication and Anthropology , Studying Visual Communication (University of Pennsylvania Publications in Conduct and Communication), Through Navajo eyes: an exploration in film communication and anthropology.