Only papers that have been accepted by plenary convenors will be shown here.
Only papers that have been accepted by plenary convenors will be shown here.
Only papers that have been accepted by plenary convenors will be shown here.
Enacting the world: Process and reality in ancient Egyptian images of nature
Creating Experience. How playing with clay can help you loose your mind
Starting from a dot. Imagery making traditions in Iberian prehistoric art.
"Guldgubbar" as entangled material practices
Neolithic stamps in the Balkans: material and processual account of the Neolithic image making
Cosmopolitcs of a wooden plate. Spondylus spp. in the Peruvian Northern coast during the Late Intermediate Period.
Art before Plato: the carved stone balls of Northeast Scotland
Rock art as process: Iberian Late Bronze Age 'warrior' stelae as a case study
Beyond Repair: Iron Age 'Kintsugi' from East Yorkshire
The Phenomenology of Byzantine Song
Art at the heart of Anthropology: on the expression of anthropological insights
Object Knowledge: India and the Indies in the Renaissance Collection
Albert Eckhout's Tapestry "The Fishermen" (c. 1692 - c. 1723): Between Art, Ethnography and Diplomacy
Images to take home: From self-educated art practice to artistic sponsorship and commissioned work
"Taken from Life": The Menominee Drawings of Antoine Marie Gachet
Ethnographical study of 19th century Kathmandu through Artworks
Illustration and Appropriation: The 'History' of the Bamum, c. 1930
Pipestone Materiality and Meaning in the work of George Catlin
“You have to be a draughtsman to be an ethnographer!” The legacy of Giuseppe Šebesta and the Trentino Folklife Museum.
The View from the Beach and the View from the Bluff: Alternate Approaches to an Indian Battle Scene
Memories and Traditional Knowledge in the Art Work of Indian School Children
Keeping up with 'Apatto': Lieutenant John Caldwell and the Transatlantic Journey of his Collection
Graphically Speaking: the Pedagogy of Northwest Coast Native Prints
Boselaphus tragocamelus: India's Unholy Cow
'I don't normally like dogs but I like your dog!' Canines imagined, re-imagined and experienced.
Naturalism, Animism and Disney Movies: A comparative approach on natural ontologies and representation of animals
Contradictions at zoo: Gaps between materiality and representations in the Paris zoological garden.
Representations of Fallow Deer
Akeley's Gorillas: dark apes in 'Brightest Africa'.
Speculative Taxidermy: Vulnerability and Materiality
Mute polysemy: animals in exhibition narratives
Dharma and animal welfare
When is Animal Cruelty Free Speech? Art, Violence, and Institutional Responses to Critique
Artistic evidence of the occurrence of at least two taxa of horse in Bronze Age Egypt
Birds in the Prehistoric Visual Culture of the Southern Levant
Contouring with a sweeping brush: drawing as a catalyst for social engagement and urban renewal
LIVING MUSEUM: Intangible Heritage, Bioclimatic Architecture and Brazilian Indigenous Social Justice
Raffles Hotel Singapore: National identity, tourism and 'the large'
The Architect's Drawing as an Instrument of Taste-making
The Anthropology of Spatial Histories: Landscape Gardens, Political Philosophy, and Spatial Meaning
Composita, the 'Mascot' of the Smith College Class of 1886: Remembering College Sisterhood and Social-Caste Expectations, Gender Norms
Personal Archives as Creative Catalyst: Photography, Collaboration, and Masquerade in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
Social fringes and visual memories: picturing dispossession in a Sydney's inner suburb
Imagining the 'Orient' in early 20th century Canada- The Asian Arts Collections of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Acheter un petit chinois: The Jesuit Museum of Chinese Art in Québec
Collecting karamono kodō 唐物古銅in Meiji Japan: the image of China through the archaistic Chinese bronzes of the Chiossone Museum, Genoa, Italy
Korean Gardens outside of Korea: The (Re)Construction of National Cultural Identity?
Defining Asia’s cultural matrix?
Challenging the framing of 'Asia' and the role of the VVAK (Dutch Asian Art Society). The Asian Pavilion at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
Museo Nacional de Arte Oriental in Buenos Aires: a derivation of European taste for anything Oriental or genuine interest in the East?
Saving Asia: The Past and Present of Asian Art Objects in Western Museums
Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum: a platform for the conservation, exchange, performance and promotion of living Asian puppet theatre traditions
Chinese Money Matters – so why does it have such a low profile?
'Seek knowledge even as far as China': The founding of the Oriental Museum, Durham University
Orient Museum Collections. Polysemy reduction and metonymic overuse
Rethinking Asian Museums in Italy
Japan in Venice: The Collection of the Oriental Art Museum in Venice
The Museum of Asian Art in Berlin: From Prussian Heritage to World Museum
The Museums of the Far East and the Asian Collections of the Royal Museums of Art and History, Brussels
Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw - The New Beginning and Challenges
From Demon to God: Forging a new iconography for Mahishasur
Scary Mask/Local Protector: the curious history of Ida Ratu Gede Gombrang
Envisioning the Enemy: Mastering the Boundaries of Life and Death in Southwest China
Fun and 'deep play': Playing with demons on Lombok, Indonesia
The aesthetics of belonging in Buryat ritual and dance
Musical aesthetics, spirituality and the morality of performance in Mongolia
jw.org and the Publisher Aesthetic: The global Watch Tower Society and social 'republication'
Surgical Reversion to "Fitra": Understanding Islam through Cosmetic Surgeries in Iran
How to hear: aesthetics of worship and the value of subjective experience among English evangelicals
Aesthetics, Authority and 'Scales' of Belonging in Lived Mexican Catholicism
'Wearing a cross doesn't make you a Christian': theologies of 'religious' jewellery among English evangelicals
Aesthetics and the making of religious collectivities: A discussion
Representing Indigenous America in the Teaching Museum: Expanding Engagement at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Doing Ethnography at Public Art Museums - Rethinking the Concept of Participation
Transdisciplinary translations in the art museum - The exhibition "The Blind Spot" at the Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
Shifting Ontologies in Museum Collections: Amazonian Featherwork as Religious Artifact, Art Object, and Cultural Heritage Site
Unexplored Agencies - On the ritual life of objects
Plates: Gender, Person and Modernity in the Lower Sepik
The Gender of God's Gifts - dividual personhood, spirits and the statue of Mother Mary in a Sepik society (Papua New Guinea)
The Agencies and Aesthetics of the Divine Dividual: Transcending the Limitations of Strathern and Gell.
Woven textiles and gendered identities within a cosmopolitan Micronesia (1820s-1920s)
Art and Personhood in American Fire Spinning
The Savage Media: A Korean Traditional Pop's Club as a Musical Trap
A Dialogic Discourse in Museums - Multiple Voices and Meaning Making
'Telling it like it is': Aboriginal young people, cultural connections and digital storytelling
The Photograph as Archive: Crafting Contemporary Koorie Culture
Digital Affordances - Remediation, Rearticulation, Recirculation
Unpacking the aesthetics and politics of 3D digitalisation through curatorial design interventions at the British Museum.
Texts and Memories: The Digital Journey of the Bodongpa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism
Addressing Digital Affordance: Mapping Cross Cultural Value in 3D Scanned Belongings.
Gurrutu 3.0 : objects, relations and the digital turn in north-east Arnhem Land (Australia)
Annotation as practice, products of annotation and coding schemes
Making something together
New approaches to the protection of knowledge holders
Digitising contemporary and traditional dance practices for education, analysis and creativity.
Digital Ghost Effects
Optimism and Hope in Epa-Type masquerade.
Art, materiality and sociality: Incorporation, extirpation and contestation
Fashionistas and Sartorial Fakery: Sewing shops and the enchantment of self in Calabar, Nigeria
The Arts of Oil: The Cultural History of Port Harcourt
Sixty frames per second: Using the 'distancing' quality of hand drawing to interrogate the logic of virtual worlds.
The Life of a River Map
blubilds, a formless diagram for alteration
Drawing by Models; beyond the physical
The continuing importance of collecting research through direct observational drawing on location in museums.
Etching drawing: tactile engagement and temporal evidence
6B 6H: where drawing meets archaeology
The architecture of drawing: tools of interpretation
Touching and Tracing: The Peculiar Sensibility of Drawing in the Textiles Archive
Zaha Hadid's Notebooks: The role of the sketch in architecture's representation.
Hand delivered: Drawing within the 'margin of error'.
Material presence - drawing as thought as text
Workshop. DoBeDo, Drawing to Converse. Participants will put aside verbal languages and communicate solely through drawing, to explore the universality, power and limits of collaborative drawing.
Drawing to Remember: Aesthetic Engagement and Drawing as a Way of Weaving Oneself into the Texture of the World
Ethnographic representation and the relationship between text and drawings in Graphic Ethnography
The (an)exact, robotic urban plan
Using Children's Drawings in Research
Revolution in Room 3: Toussaint Louverture, Haiti and the British Museum
"… a bastion of colonialism." Visitors' attitudes to empire and colonialism at the British Museum
Collecting Another India: Challenging representation, patronage and otherness in the postcolonial museum
Views of Java: what's in a collection?
Between global and local: "Objects of Encounter", the new exhibition gallery of The Museum of Cultures (Mudec) of Milan
The currency of communism: representations of value in socialist material culture at the British Museum
"Across the World and Across the Street"
Deported and Exiled Peacock Angels - Yezidi holy objects between concealment and orientalism
Making Things, Not Words: the Siege Artifacts in the Memory and the Museum
Ethnographic Observations at Hybrid Communal Genocide Monuments in Cambodia: Globalizing a Semiotics of Absence or Presence?
Lifting the Veil of Silence of Partition : The Pluralistic Roles of the Partition Museum in Punjab
From confiscated artefacts to museum objects
Awkward Objects of Genocide: Holocaust Witness and "Heritage Communities" in Polish Vernacular Arts
Listening - The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving
Putting Masako to rest: the story of a Hadza doll's death and the end of futurity
Curating silence. Letting the past speak from behind glass
'Model of a summer festival': engagements with a narrative object in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russian Federation
Reassembling The Social Organization: Museum Collections, Indigenous Knowledge, and the Recuperation of the Franz Boas/George Hunt Archive.
Art, Luxury, and Crime: On the Mystique of the Authentic
Art and Copyright Law: A History of of Originals and Copies
Authenticity, art and acceptability: Some problems of visualising Caribbean slavery
Hunting for Authenticity: Anthropology, Art, and Ethnographic Museums in British Columbia
Un/Worthy Presence and Authentication in Czech Art
Constructing Authenticity: Viennese Artists between the Global Art Market and the State?
The portrait of Miguel de Cervantes: Authenticity and censorship in Spanish institutions
The Transcultural Nature of Huang Yong Ping’s Oeuvre
Partition, nationhood and metamorphoses of the 'authentic': The art of ancient Bengal in the contemporary global art-market
Seeing Past the Settler Gaze: An Introduction to Objects and Objectivity in the Post-Colonial Archive
Curiosity and Conversion: Congolese Experiences in Baptist Missionary Archives
Interrogating Invisibility: Insights from Creating a Nuxalk Digital Archive of Museum Belongings
Unsettling Histories: Uncovering an early Coast Salish collection at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland
Attempts at collaboration between ethnography and performance (or: how to fail better?)
Neoliberal Absurdism in Art and Anthropology: An Interrogation of the Role of Efficacy in Adjudicating Failed Conceptual Categories and Political Temporalities
Dissatisfaction: Why All Drawings are Failures
Failure and Redemption in the public eye: a critical look at the language of undesired televisual political performance
Commoning Anthropologically and Ethnographic Conceptualism: Intervention, Experimentation, Uncertainty
Action speaks louder.... Towards a creative ethnography combining perspectives from "action research" and contemporary art projects.
The Dinner of Desires: artists, anthropologists and homeless people at Expo Milan 2015
Waiting for the Monument: imminence and performativity in Eduardo Chillida's Monument to Tolerance (Tindaya, Fuerteventura)
When the sensitive performs reality Public art projects in Mexico rooted in the social fabric.
Public Expectations: Mexican feminist art from the streets to the museum
Tierra Y Libertad: Autonomous Flag Aesthetics and Pens/Hacer Politics
Short-circuit me! Reflections on viewing and sensing in the context of VR/AR/MR installations
Curation as curare: thoughts on curing materials
Reenactment and Realist Representation as Ethnographic Approaches
Performing Public Poetry: Enchantment for the Future in Russia
Making Scenes: The return of Interaction in anthropology and art
e-Textiles and Recovery in Participatory Wellbeing Design
Craft, recovery and embodied cognition
Craft Practice: Making A Life.
Prescriptive and improvisational movement in wellbeing.
Reciprocal learning: collaborative filmmaking and existential uncertainty
Autobiographical photos as safe spaces: subverting HIV stigma using reflective visual methods
Drawing on Strengths? Reflections on the development of an Assets-based tool for people diagnosed with dementia.
"I can't describe what I'm going through": role and boundaries of research, arts, therapy
Making one's self at home with the unknown. Recovery as a learning process
Double Agent: Inside-out and Outside-in - Reflecting On Experience As A Research Method.
Personal Storytelling for Wellbeing. Creative Digital Media to Explore Form, Content and Process
Can we rethink museology through indigenous perspectives?
The Church as Patron: Debates on Indigeneity, Museology, and Notions of the Good in Northeast India.
Museums and Indigenous people in Australia and in Japan
Why Do We Need to Collect Everyday Life Heritage? : Case Studies of Local Collections in Japan
Iberian and Latin American Exhibitions: Political Critique and Poesis
Remains, waste & metonymy: critical interventions into art/scholarship in Nairobi
Hopes and offerings in Chinese folk art
Sensory Citizens: Senses, Sociality, and Citizenship in a Learning Disability Arts Workshop
Notebooks and sketchbooks: on fieldwork, recordkeeping and knowing
Interdisciplinary apprehension of technologies and architectures of dispossession and oppression.
Painting Knowledge, Writing Art
Case study of a collaboration - Atlas: MATRIX
Dynamogram of Puerto Casado - On visualising knowledge in an interdisciplinary research project on the history of an abandoned factory in Paraguay
Painting People as Part of Anthropology: Experimenting Practice in Public Settings
Shock, wonder, and the moral of shared spaces in an art and anthropology encounter
"Let's do an art show?!" Anthropological insight from an artist-led ethnography
Fashioning wax cloth: Vlisco designs and the aesthetic negotiation of African globality
What's with the Fashion Capitals in Africa?
Barkcloth Reinvented: fashioning notions of tradition, authenticity and identity
Films that Think and Feel: An Essay on 'Sense', the 'Senses', and Experimental Approaches to Ethnographic Filmmaking
Visualizing sound healing - representing multisensorial experiences through filmmaking
On "the eye that listens" (Claudel)
Creating new formats, creating transcultural experiences?
bodies-cities: Re-Imagining the Design of Public Spaces
Women-Only Spaces in the 21st Century in Western Societies. The Kenwood Ladies Pond, Hampstead Heath, London: A Visual Case Study.
Noise: the re-materialization of the digital in Phumzile Khanyile's photographic series Plastic Crowns (2015-2016)
The implications of re-materialising taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments)
'The Artist is Absent': Agency and Automation in Contemporary Chinese Art
Re-materializing Digital Collections: An Exhibition of American Colony Photographs and Historical Revisionism in Beersheba, 2011-2013
The Surrounding Planet Re-Materialized
Re-surfacing the nude: Materiality of the body in modern Chinese art and visual culture, 1919-1949.
Species extinction: art, materiality and the representation of material loss in the age of the Anthropocene
Temporary Guardianship, Mobile Custodianship: Preservation, Transmission, and Archival Knowledge in A Media Market in Lahore
Picturing the Disappeared: Of Resistance and Remembrance in Post-War Sri Lanka
"You shouldn't show that photograph!" - Reconsidering Domestic and Amateur Photography in India
Experiments in living: the value of indeterminacy in trans art
Whereupon the Road to Erewhon
Meeting, reading and writing: an anthropological approach to some practices of imagining new normals
Between duty and rebellion: unearthing the 'culture of shaming' in Polish villages as art (auto) manifest
Staging Silence: Arab Women's Cancer in Wasafuli al-Sabr
The Man Who Almost Killed Himself: Three Modes of Co-Creation
'I move my hand and then I see it': Ways of knowing with young artists in Japan
Making Manifestations Accessible: The Case of Theatre Audio Description for Sight-impaired Audiences
The materiality of Virtual Reality (VR): ethnographic insights into 3D digital drawing in Northern England
Participatory artists as expert creative ritualists, harnessing liminal capacities in the creative process to catalyse transformation
Performing Print at Polari: literary ethnographies of literary events
Reimagining the Aztecs: the transformation of a dance form that never changes.
Dissonant imagination: cartooning as the art of the absurd in Iran
High ideals & harsh conditions: making sense of ordinary tragedy in Tirana, Albania
"Of the Land, From the Land": Mutable Baining Materiality in Response to Dispossession
The Avaiki Way: Mutable Materials and Articulations of being Rennellese in the Solomon Islands
"It remains alive": Wood, Paper, and Lakaz Kreol
Rebuilding the Umana Yana: Houses and indigeneity at a Guyanese National Monument
Slate, cement and other materials of indigeneity in Taiwan
The Taste of Plastic: The decline of Ceramic Vessels in Shuar and Wampis communities in the Upper Amazon (Ecuador and Peru)
Introduction to the panel
Fugitives: Anarchival Materiality in Archives
Body Archives, Archive Corpus
Haptic interventions as visual anthropology: Looking for a "Now-time"// Appropriating archival images and sounds
Collisions of Memory, Voice, Sound, and Physicality though a Multi-sensorial Radio Remix Installation
Transforming Records: Poetic Becomings in the Archive
When Silence Speaks - Visual Art & Anthropology: Bodies, Memories, Archives & Performances.
At Dalits' Feet: Archival Resources of Counteraction
The dancing body as living archive
Bone Work: The Leib as Archive
Anarchiving the personal: intimate provocations in Zanele Muholi's Somnyana Ngonyama series
The Body in the Archive: Embodiment, Storytelling & Human Remains
Minor Intervals - The Noncitizen Archive and Jurisgenerative Poetics
For lack of Institutional Memory: Archiving as Artistic Practice in Singapore
The body in the archive: Iraqi archives in exile
Desert roses, museums and other stories: art and history narratives in and about Qatar
Museums in the Gulf: National Identity or Cultural Diplomacy? The Different Narrative of Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah in Kuwait.
The political use of Museums in Contemporary Maghreb.
Art, artefacts and art production at the Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth (Safi, Jordan): decision making, contexts, realities and prospects
The Israel Museum as a place of belonging
National Museum of Beirut: Narrative, Identity, Money
Art in Lebanon- post the civil war
The colour palette as meta-category
Metacolour: Sepia and the Politics of Nostalgia
Mineral Materiality: The impact of decorating pigments on ceramic practitioners' perceptions and praxis
Battle of Colours: The Politics of Mourning Thai King Bhumibol
Color as Action. Anthony Forge, the Anthropology of Art and Abelam's Paints.
Living and performing colour
The colourful matter of chant. The materiality of colour in pre-Hispanic and colonial Mesoamerican manuscripts
Writing Accidental Colours : the Materialization of my Colours on the Paper Pages of a Poetry Book
The impact of chemical colour in contemporary weaving in Bhutan.
What Color Is Property? Designs on the "Blackest Black"
Painting with Saturn. Tracking the White Lead in New Spain Painting
Restoring Rothko's Red: Pinpointing Color at the Harvard Art Museums
Museum Affordances: Collections, Interventions, Exhibitions (Introduction)
Tracing Fieldwork Experiences: The Material Legacy and Future Affordances of the M. A. Czaplicka and H. U. Hall Siberian Collections
Viewing Landscape and Livelihoods: Some Ecological Affordances of Material Culture
Dialogues: An Ethno-Aesthetic Experiment in Exhibition-Making
Remembering the String Figures of Yirrkala: Action, Intervention, Exhibition
Embodying Heritage: Temporary Assemblages, Ephemeral Artworks and Transient Communities
Making Pain Visible: Artist Kader Attia's Exploration of Colonial Pain in Ethnographic Collections
The Ethnographic Exhibition as Playful Productiveness: Engaging Arts, Crafts and 'Folk' in East Asian Object Collections
Working with Contingencies in the Museum Storeroom: An Experimental Exhibition Project in an Ethnographical Collection
The Gods are (sort of) Returning: Experimenting Exhibition-Making
Turning the Table: Exploring Affordances in German Expressionism
Indigenous dissonance: letting artifacts speak
The Dignity of Heritage.
Naturalising the Dingo
The Role of the Encyclopedic Museum: Re-evaluating the Ancient Near Eastern Galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Curating the Future Looking into the Past: A Museum in Twenty-First Century Argentina
Archiving Photography in Lebanon : the case of the SOLIDERE and Beirut Central District
Globalization and Precarization of the Art Milieu in Iran: Emergence of New Peripheries
Material Culture in the Louvre Abu Dhabi: Museological and Art Historical Perspectives
Solidifying national identity through visual and material culture in post-blockade Qatar
Shaping the Emirati artistic landscape: Role and legacy of Emirati Art pioneers
What is the "Appropriate" Emirati Face Mask? Contemporary Discussions on the Cultural Representation of Emirati Women
Salvator Saudi? MBS, Cultural Materiality, and Materialism
The Weave Within: Malaitan arts, music and culture in the twenty-first century.
Pierre Maranda and the white-canoe of Lau
Collaborating to Revive the Anishinaabe Strap Dress
Remembering the Colonial Past in Contemporary Hong Kong: An Examination of Government and Vernacular Museums
Migrant worker museums in China: public cultures of migrant subjectivities in state and grassroots initiatives
Chinese Culture Paves One Belt One Road
Filling in the Gaps of Planning a Traditional Ethnic Minority Chinese Village
Making "Weness": How to exhibit a unified multi-ethnic country in a National Museum of Ethnology
Producing/Consuming 'Romantic Scotland' at Nanjing Museum: the Role of State Museums
The Fifteen-year War in the PRC's Museums (1949-1982)
Representing the Prehistoric Past in Comprehensive Public Museums in Greater China
Postcolonial Museographies: Narrative(s) of Power and Ideology Display in Macau Museum
Pour une anthropologie générale: la situation de l'ars
The anthropological clinic between myth and reality
Embodied Knowledge and its Representation
Theory of Mediation : a new approach to the anthropology of Chinese art
Mediation Theory and Photography in Early Twentieth-Century China
The technical production of morality and the moral production of Art
The use of "surviving images" in the psychoanalysis of madness and trauma.
Conflict and Imagination: Transecting Past and Present Through Material Culture and the Jacobite Movement
Legacy of silence: identifying future ghosts in a troubled past.
Between colonialism and post-colonialism in the exhibition "Remains of an Empire"
The Problem of Prehistoric Art in Europe: creating and mobilising models of causality
Later prehistoric rock art in Europe: places and processes
Creating bodies: Technologies of transformation in later prehistoric Eurasia
Sound and cosmological efficacy in rock art landscapes
Portable Art and ornaments of the Moravian gravettian - a complex local style?
Conceptualizing the Art of Prehistoric Europe as a Whole
Socio-Creativity and the Neolithic
Dangerous Art: Shields in the British Iron Age
Neolithic art in Italy: the representation of human figure on vase
Aesthetic Experience, Art and Material Engagement
Formerly "art": Powerful objects, social technologies, and material culture in European prehistory
From Prehistoric Rock Art to Latin Inscriptions on stones: the continuity of a local cult of fertility in the middle of the Alps. Why the Goddess Isis landed in Valcamonica?
Transformations of visual material in Central Mediterranean prehistory
Revealing European connections through art in Neolithic flint mines
Prehistoric art as a transfer station: Technology and temporality of prehistoric art
Curating a Museum of Others: contemporary art and curatorial resistance in the Pitt Rivers Museum's Australian art displays
Unceded Territories: Art, Agitation and Upset on the Northwest Coast
Contemporary Asian Art in Anthropology Museums
Knowing Animals Through Singing
Musical notation and non-human voices in Sámi joik
Singing Our Place. Shall we sing your place ? Can we recreate our common world by singing our places ? A Nordic project about singing as a way to reconnect with our places.
Periplum Petroleum : Noising the Plastic Touch
Enabling Voices of Love: Acoustic, Social and Affective Attunement in Somaliland
Tellings: Reconstructing the Repertoire of Songs used in English Lace Schools
Where does this voice come from? Acoustics, senses of place and self-knowledge through singing.
Singing anthropology: The voices of the pages at work with the processual epistemology of laboratory theatre
What is a Song? Embodied Research and the Audiovisual Body
A singing orna/mentor's performance or ir/rational practice
Singing as Life Practice: catharsis, transformation and empowerment through singing.
Singing: an expansion of perceptions
"Some guy's signing a song- it's all over the news; we can't even get interpreters for a job interview": lessons learned through signed-songs and other musical 'access' in austerity Britain
Song or Singing
The act of singing or the act of poetic reterritorialisation
Kant's Noumenon in North-East Siberia: Area spirits and pop songs
Untouchable songs: The epistemology of sacred singing in rural Bengal
Objects and the Materiality of Memory
SITUATED DRAWING - Pedagogical Tools for Civic Practice
NIUN: Designing a Saudi future
Ruins Before Victims: The primacy of the object in reconstructing the city
Can the trace speak? Counter-forensics and the material legacies of Bloody Sunday (1972)
A Trace That was Never Meant to be: Performance, Ephemerality and the Representation of Political Violence in a Museum Collection
Nowhere by here. Deconstructing the traces of conflict and war with artist Baptist Coelho's works.
Ruination and Restoration: pilgrimage sites as traces of conflictual temporalities
Troubling contingencies: Ethnographic challenges of politics and photographic traces
Remaking Familial Identity through Contested Archival Traces in Post-Franco Spain
Material and imagined traces of the dead : landscape and human remains in Guatemala's exhumations
Haunting absences: femicide and the spectrality of death in Highland Mexico
Reconsidering the Radical: Palestinian cultural production and the politics of legitimation before and after Oslo
Critique of the critique: training artists in oppositionality in Ramallah
Politics of (im)mobility and possible futures: a geographic perspective on cultural production at the Palestinian Museum
Experiments in Living: Art and Speculation in the Settler Colony
Artistic activism in Buenos Aires, Argentina: on political art and social impact
Processing Common Ground: Exhibitions and the Greenlandic Mining Complex
Museum-making in Filipino Migration
Getting (Un)Comfortable with(out) Things
Exhibiting Nodes of transnational Mobility and Migration: Mobile Research, developing relational tools and assemblages of art works
Exhibiting echoes, shreds and shadows
'I felt I could step through the photograph' - Photography, Exhibition Design and Atmosphere
Escaping Walls: Exhibiting Migrant Everydayness in Anti-Immigrant Arizona
Embodying the artefacts - participatory exhibition methods as museum curation
Recovering lost significances: early collections and contemporary practices
Kapa, Cloth, and Self-Fashioning, 1800-1860
The Power of Representation through Words and Images: King Kalākaua, Japanese Immigrants, and Spreckelsville
I ka ʻōlelo no ke ola: Hawaiian textual materiality, embodied speech and object narratives
(P048) The Future of Anthropological Representation: Contemporary Art and/in the Ethnographic Museum
Modernity and tradition in the representations of Brazil at Magiciens de La Terre
Appropriation or Possibility? Museum Ethnography at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Postwar London.
The Scattered Colonial Body in the Heart of Rome: Serendipity, Process and Contested
Humboldt Lab Tanzania - Curating Research for Creative Practice through "ethnographic" objects
Exhibiting the non-European through Art
Collaboration between Culinary arts and Ethnography in India
Strangers in the Night
Creative Co-production - A Step Beyond Artistic Interventions
Old stories, new voices: anthropology museums and contemporary Pacific art
(P049) Beauty and the Beast: photography, the body and sexual discourse in the Middle East and Central Eurasia
Seeing Through Europe: Constructing an Erotic Gaze in Modern Iranian Photography
Critique by Association. Chaza Charaffedine's "Divine Comedy" and contemporary representations of gender in the Middle East
Photographing Same-Sex Desire: Race, Gender and the History of Sexuality
Between the Abstraction of Miniatures and the Literalism of Photography: Amateur Erotica in Early Twentieth-Century Turkey
Geometry of Pain
Visible Bodies for Invisible Eyes: Erotic Qajar Photographs as Hidden Objects of Sexual Desire
The Shameless Taboo
(P050) Re-thinking Source Communities: Plural, Urban Indigenous Communities and Cosmopolitan Objects
Canadian indigenous hip hop practices and productions
Nuxalktimutaylayc - Transforming Museum Engagement into a Nuxalk Way of Being
Identities and meanings of the Powhatan Mantle: 400 years and counting
Meshkwajisewin: Paradigm shift
Possibilities for Urbanizing and Indigenizing Collections
We Are All One: Residential School Art Collections and Survivor Communities
Visiting Old Ladies: Object Persons, Pedagogy, and Memory
Urban Mestizajes of the Oppressed: Emergent Youth Political Cultures in an Indigenous Guatemalan City
"Cultural Work," Urban Indigenous Territorialities and Digital Technologies in Buenos Aires city.
PANARIFE (bread maker): History and Theater, thinking the city from the Mapuche perspective.
Between the Urbe and the Mapu: emergent MapUrbe subjectivities in Santiago de Chile
Asia-Pacific Legacies in Eastern Kula Ring Outrigger Canoes
Breaking A Copper in Public: A Technique for Distributing Surplus Value
Amerindian shamanic iconographies (Lowland South America): a comparative study
Producing indigenous memory via affect: Objects and places as links between lived and imagined temporalities in Bogota-Colombia.
A meditation on time: learning to see in Amazonia
From gourd-people to arrow-people: Wixarika ancestors in the making
A painter’s approach of defining meaning and relevance of Native American Facepaints
Primeval skins: the smooth and the engraved surface
Materiality and exhibition of the book as a ritual artefact in the Northwest Amazon
Stepping into Abyss. Image, Text, Temporality and Personhood at Yaxchilán Hieroglyphic Staircase 2.
(P053) Ethnographies of Art, Materiality and Representation: Between Art History and Anthropology, A SOAS Tradition
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Bricolage'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Evidence'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Exchange'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Mind-in-Matter'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Perspective'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Politics'
Round Table Discussant - Keyword: 'Register'
Immersive environments; How artistic process unfolds from the mind of an artist in the studio, to the arena and back again.
Points of Sublation: Mutual Inscriptions in Performance Curation
Conserving minutes, wishes, advice, and The Gift: employing ethnographic methods for the conservation of relational art
"Spaghetti, and a special fork for my little brother": children's drawings as idioms of childhood
Drawing as environmental revelation: sketching plans and sections in modernist landscape architectural design
Financial Markets on Paper: Drawings of Trading Screens by Informants as an Ethnographic Research Method
Drawing and attentive perception
Drawing in between
Industrial design, body imaging, and the ultrasonic life room
Towards A Life in Images - The 'Walk About' Sketches of Maurice DaCosta
Inscribing yourself in the state: ID cards in West Cameroon
Identity and Tactics: The Everyday "Civil Contract" of Photography in Contemporary China
Protesting (family) portraits, portraying the protest: the political identity of the archivist/activist-photographer and their photo production the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City.
Visual Anthropology of Child Labor in Progressive Era New Jersey
Absence in the Desert: The Quiet Ethics of Gauri Gill
Visual Representation and Reportage of 19th Century South Asian Earthquakes from Colonial Archives
Political Identity - "1848"
"[...] a very dangerous area" - Photography and politics: reflections on representation, belonging and meaning of a threshold practice.
Pinélides Fusco, first Peronism photographer
Hemispheric Photographic Collaborations: Susan Meiselas, Chile from within (1990) and Chile desde adentro (2015)
Models - Making Metaphors
Testing 'Model-ness' through art practice; exploring the critical potential of enthusiast models.
Mapping Flows and Nodes of Mobility. Doing Research with 3d On-site Models
Modeling Midas' Golden Touch: The Creative Process of Anthropological Exhibition Design
In/forming quality: modelling in the business of architecture
The Aesthetics of Economic Modelling
"Awakening the Stones" : Taro Becoming Ship and the Niel Exchange in Tanna, Vanuatu
Cassava Spirit and the Seed of History: Multispecies aesthetics and the cosmology of gardens in Amazonian Guyana
Social Ecologies of Plant Cultivation in Amazonian Peru
Above and Below: Abulës ("Abelam") Gardens as Generative Surfaces
"We grow, like tubers, our feet planted in the thick mud of the iridescent water taro garden": social implications of garden's growth and aesthetics in Melanesia.
Gardens as Instances of Growth, Time and Value: cases from North Vanuatu
Wandering Through the Humanist Ideals of Filarete's Labyrinth Garden
From the modernist landscaping to the woods inside the white cube: stories of the Brazilian arts around plants and vegetables
"The community is a family and the choir is the glue": music and belonging in Gaiman
Between the natural and the cultural: an ethnographic study of relaying a theatrical role's social transitions through body performance.
Some One Else's Selfie: Ethnographic Theatre Opportunities Using Every Social Media Technology
Performance as Ethnography: Debating Muslimness in Manchester
Making Meaning in an Autistic Theatre Company
Shadows of Culture in Traditional Greek Shadow Puppetry
Museums of Struggle/Struggling Museums: Performance, Education and National Narratives in Cyprus
(P060) What makes an artist? Examining the social and pedagogical influence in being and becoming artists
Auditing creativity? The UK Art School in the age of neoliberalism
Becoming and Being Dalang
From 'Ghost Painter' to 'the People's Artist': Qi Baishi's (1864-1957) Craft, Art and Social Network
Life after art school
Who deserves the title 'artist'? The needs of 'the artistic other' and the rewards of artists in Scotland
Writers without readers and markets: ethnography from a literary workshop in Havana, Cuba
(P061) Amazonian Contemporary Art, and its Impacts in Fixing Imaginaries in Transmutational Cultures
The Shipibo-Konibo Kene: An operator to formalize and link the discontinuity between the presence and absence of agents and its capacity to lodge their idea of alterity
Ye'kuana Basketry from the Venezuelan Amazon: Transferences and Adaptations of Uses and Myths in the Present
Abstract and figurative images in the Yanomami culture of the Brazilian Amazon
The Impact of Symbolism and the Work of Indigenous Artists in Cantagallo and in their Place of Origin: The case of Roldan Pinedo and Elena Valera
Three [Peruvian Huitoto] Artists: On/and Beyond Mythology, Shamanism and Politics
(P062) Design Anthropology: Uniting experience and imagination in the midst of social and material transformation
Unmaking and ruination in design anthropology
The Power of Invitation: Invoking New Ways of Being as a Participatory Designer
Exploring cancer patient experiences through art: what can visual methodologies offer user-centred health services (re)design?
Anthropology by means of design in a Brazilian Indigenous Museum. Account of an ongoing experimentation.
Speculative diagrams: plotting to reclaim algorithmic prediction
Fashion Design in the age of Posthuman Ecologies
Correspondence between traditional handicrafts and the use of plastic by indigenous people in Brazil
Anthropology uncertain and in-the-making
Artefacts of inclusion: the participatory lab of Costruire Bellezza
Arresting Design: the work of the studio of material life
Designing cultures of care for vulnerable children: Experience and imagination in Bihar, India
Interventions, design, and the many modalities of future-oriented anthropology
Free-form: making double curvature architecturally possible
We began as part of the part of the body - a sound artwork as creative correspondance
Design Anthropology, Emerging Technologies and Alternative Computational Futures
(P063) Heritage, beyond materiality: intangible cultural heritage, collaborative methodologies and imaginations of the future
The role of the UNESCO declaration in developing an ethno-nationalism in the Andes
Intangible Heritage and International Development Networks: Actors, Agency and Representation around Intangible Heritage for Development.
The Process of Preservation and Re-construction of Musical Heritage in Contemporary Cambodia
'We don't need any safeguarding. We're already doing this': Grassroots and State safeguarding "Intangible Cultural Heritage" practices and plans for Greek Aeróphona (bagpipes)
Art Interventions in the Service of (In)Tangible Heritage - The Case of Kufr Birʽim Community
Collaboration and preservation of intangible heritage: The case of Haining Shadow Play, China
The Lost City: How do we learn from spaces and places that no longer exist? an exploration of London's genius loci and sites of emotional heritage
Redefining Curatorship as skilled practice
Curatorial affects and the contingency of fieldwork
Stuff and Heirlooms, genealogies and legacies of colonial objects
Glazed expressions: an anthropological reflection on curation via glass screens in museum spaces
Co-Curating Relations and Materialities of Indigenous Sovereignty
What does the Curator Cure? Territory as Victim of Armed Conflict at Colombia's National Museum of Memory
When the Gift Redefines the Curator's Roles. The Case of the Montreal Holocaust Museum
State of the art: the anthropology of art and the anthropology of the state
The Culture State: German theatre, Bildung, and Political Self-cultivation
Community Art and the State in the Cracked Art World: The Politics of Public Arts Funding in Contemporary Northern Ireland
The art of suing the state: Arctic oil and Norway's Trial of the Century
Normative Aesthetics and the Staging of State Power During the Sultan's Public Birthday Celebrations in Brunei Darussalam
Aestheticizing Kazakhstani Futures: The Place of Children in Space-Age Landscapes
What is in a hole? Failure's work in Georgia
Actionism as Anthropology: Katrin Nenasheva and the New Politics of Performance Art in Russia
Ukraine's new Lenins: Art and a decommunising state
When tourism aesthetic rules - Tourism promotion as a mode of stagecraft and as an aesthetic force in Mubarak's Egypt
Imagining Institutions Otherwise: Art, Politics, and State Failure
Collaboration and Visibility: An Anthropological Analysis of Community-Based Art Practice in Turkey
Visualising a minority language community? Visual art and Community Festivals in the rural Connemara Gaeltacht (2003 - 2013)
Artistic practices in communities: forging new vocabulary to think about the world
Communal Identities and Societal Interactions: Artistic Practices in Local Communities of Medieval China
Developing Collaborative Artistic Practices with local communities: insights from Portuguese case studies
From folk art to fine art - exhibiting painting of India
Seeking new theories of epistemology and the Berndt museum: Caring for Culture in the 21st Century
Art and Baldwin Spencer - resolving the contradictions
When craft performs heritage: Contested practice in post-earthquake heritage reconstruction in Nepal
"Heritagisation" of craft in Cape Verde
Making ceramics and heritage in a Brazilian quilombo: reflections from Itamatatiua, MA.
Whose culture? New forms of apprenticeship in Sardinian craft-design projects
Craft skills transmission and the construction of heritage discourses
The future of Shetland knitting: from 'maternal osmosis' to 'the responsibility of the community'
INDUSTRY AS A NEW PLACE FOR CRAFT: Contributions of an ethnography of the shoe industry in Portugal
Persistence of memory. The role of contemporary artistic practice to the safeguarding and transmission of traditional arts and crafts
JULIA: An Iban Master Weaver's Journey To Fulfilment
The future of maki-e in Japanese lacquer art
"Thick description": an interdisciplinary outlook in contemporary art history
Formless, Bataille and the re-materialisation of the social
Allegations Regarding Dominant Biennials: A Cutting-Edge Perspective from the Biennale of Dakar
Latin American Art: Between Contemporary Art and Anthropology
German Expressionism, Anthropology, and Colonialism
Whose curiosity is it? Reflections on an anthropology of aesthetics in the 21st century
THE LIFE THEY ARE LIVING From the making of craft to the making a life worth living
Ancient Feminine Knowledge, Practice and Artful Resistance in an Indigenous Community of the Huasteca Potosina of Eastern Mexico
Searching for the light: mentors, teachers, and an apprenticeship in glassmaking
"It's not wrong, it's just…": Talking about Mistakes in Apprenticeship
Duodji and the Sámi. Learning, making, and making mistakes
Apprenticeship among Mande Hunters' Musicians
'Sitting in the loom' - Apprenticeship, social enskilment and the co-production of empathy in a Ghanaian workshop
Memory-work and Empathy: Apprenticeship as archive, excavation and responsibility
The Skin of Walls and Animals; Film Notes on Work, Labour and Materiality in Kerameikos and Elaionas, Athens
Voiced into being: materiality of sound and shamanic voice in cursing rituals in post-Soviet Kyzyl, Tuva
"I like Mongolia and Mongolia likes Me". Using a lasso to draw figure-ground reversals between art and anthropology
Dances with Despots: Tourism performances and the taming of the large.
Plastic and Roses: A New Way of Representing of Minority Culture in Rural China?
Attract or Dazzle: Displaying 'the Large' at the Imperial War Museum
Riddle Me This: Size, Scale and Photography at the Great Sphinx of Giza
In Awe! Tourism and the (Re)Making of Imperial Grandeur
How to Share the Wild with the World: Tourists' photographic performances at Banff National Park.
Utilising Large Sites and Historic Buildings for Tourism Promotion: (Re)Presenting Narratives of Nation Through the Arts
The Douro Landscape, between practices and representations
Contemporary Anthropology and Anthropological Art
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Artists and autonomy in Indian contemporary art
Auctions and Autonomy in the Iranian art market
Curatorship, authentication and authorization in China
Silences and outbursts: mechanisms of a South African art world
Sincerely Cynical: Post-Authentic Palestinian Art, Post-Oslo
The Weibde Bubble: Spatial Constructions of Autonomy in an Artistic Neighborhood of Amman, Jordan
Art and ethnography as practices of analytical action
A shift of attention?
Recontextualizing Photographic Objects: Bridging Artistic and Anthropological Research
Accessing experience through images of people's bodies: an encounter between ethnography and film
Nailing experienced images: drawing as ethnographic work
Remembering, Forgetting, Discovering: Dialectics of Memory and Photography in Conversation
Woolwich: A Photographic Walk through a Heritage Quarter
Memory, Perception and Montage: Uncovering Hidden Realities within the Everyday Urban Realm
Disappearing into Night
Animism, climate change and extinction
Animism and shamanism in the Mbya Guarani cinema
Between Images and Spirits: Encounters in the Liberation War in Guinea-Bissau
"Ritual experiences in contemporary cinema"
Can Film become an Organic Medium? Animism and Animation in Botanical Time Lapse
Animation and Animism: Everything is Otherthing
(P079) For an anthropology of the art world: Exploring institutions, actors and art works between circulation and territorialisation processes
Contemporary Art Biennials as Ethnographic Sites: Value, Activism and Politics in Large Scale Exhibitions
Behind the Display: the role of Rockefeller foundation on the first's exhibitions of Contemporary African Art at the Venice Art Biennale.
Curatorial Practice and the Pursuit of Reciprocity in Indonesia
The Role of Critique in the Critique of Roles in the Indian Contemporary Art World
Critiquing the Institution through an Anthropological Lens: a view from South Africa
Branding the nation through art: The case of the Jaya He GVK New Museum in Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Indigenous artists negotiating the art market – A Central Australian Indigenous case study
Translations, diasporic travels, and art world receptions in From Where to Where? by Annabel Daou
When a Film 'Travels': World Cinema and Its Local Audience
Magic vitrines, the artist Karl Marx, and Gods on the market: Unstable exhibitions, encompassing assemblages, and renewable anthropologies
Introduction to cognitive bias in relation to facial depiction from human remains
Typological archives: incarcerated flesh, untold histories and modern dilemmas
Exploring cognitive bias when texturing a facial depiction of King Robert the Bruce
Facing up to facelessness: constructing virtual humans in archaeological visualisations
One of Us? Navigating 'rehumanisation' questions in the depiction and display of ancient Egyptians from the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum
'Performing' Sacred Music in Contemporary Anglican Church
Gift or Anointing? Performance versus Ministration: Experiencing the Sacred Presence through Music in Yorùbá Pentecostalism
Sacred Art and Agency - Auroville's Mandala
(P083) Performing Culture: Art and Performance for Coming to Know and Expressing Knowledge in the Social Sciences
Orien-Thai-ism: Thailand Through the Eyes of Western Artists
The making of hip hop in late socialism
Orientalist Opera in the 21st Century
Performing Out of Limbo: Reflections on Doing Anthropology through Music with Oromo Refugees in Indonesia
Planeta Pel: Creating tradition
Practising Authenticity: Singing and/as Listening
Performing Everyday Infinities at the India-Pakistan Border
A Long Portrait: Aesthetics and politics in everyday photography in Manipur, India
Purified pageantry: performing arts in Javanese provincial politics
Political Spectacle and Stagings of Indigeneity in Bolivia
Swallowing Buddha: the recursive relation between container and contained in a Zen Buddhist monastery
Containers of Salvation: English Medieval Church Porches Redefined
The box-assemblage as a sentient artefact
Painted dowry chests: the most popular containers in folk culture. Artifacts in contemporary everyday life
Containing the Other: Vietnamese traders in 'unruly' Odessa
Thinking outside the box: archaeology, creative practice and the materialities of collecting
Radioactive waste containment: aesthetics of material and social spillover into public space
Life (Un)Contained: Housing and the Domestication of Life in Timor-Leste
The heart of stone: engineering endurance against the fatal living processes in Western Amazon
Analyzing Fijian mats as containers of female essences and as female bodies
The heart and the work of the heart: The 'discovery' of an-other inside
Designing as weaving: potted landscapes of the 'Costa Blanca'
A Material Intervention: MANIFEST
From Paper to the Ground: Architecture and Dwelling in 'the' New Town of fascism.
On the Porousness of Architectural Borders— Plastic Boats and Marine Lifeforms
A Magic Map: in the Studio of Rita Alaoui
Playing with wood: an anthropological study of dens
Between limestone and chalk, quarry and barrow
Mediating through technologies. The re-presentation of contemporary art, architecture, domesticities and materialities
Object - Cheating the Game: Wayfinding in the Museum
Object - Wasshoi, Wasshoi: Soundscapes of Sanja Matsuri
Rebuilding as therapy
Love, Delay and Care or, the Anarchic Share: Steps Towards Responsible Worlding
Many Hands, Many Voices: making a new suit of Kiribati armour
On making a cord
Plaiting baskets and plaiting literacy in Vanuatu
Turning in circles: Twisting, coiling and spinning in Iron Age Britain
Talking while making: the material culture field research experience
Mudcloth and the making of social and artistic fabric
An Embroidered Being: Story Cloths, Ontologies, Entanglement, and Craft in a Hmong American Community
Alma Siedhoff-Buscher's Kinderzimmer Cabinet: The Present, The Pocket and Object Permanence
Story of Zari: The Golden Thread and Dynamic Life of a Tamil Sari
Archaeology and Archives: The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Iraq
The Affective Violence of Cultural Heritage Destruction in Iraq and Syria
Destruction of Material and Immaterial Cultural Heritage Since Timbuktu
Bells as often recklessly destroyed members of small communities and subjects of local stories or tales.
Kwoma understandings of creativity in art and some implications for museums
Was the expression of exceptional artistic talent possible in traditional Oceanic art
Dialectic of Simultaneous Presences: Further Considerations of A'a and other Images from Cenntral Polynesia
Raptors in Precolumbian North America: an Ontology of Art
Birds of Prey, Falconry and Bird Brooches in Iron Age Scandinavia
Golden Raptors and Rock Art - the role of avian iconography in Kazakhstan during the early 1st millennium BCE
Falconers for the Dead: Tang Tomb Figurines
Sepur Zarco, Guatemala: 'bodying forth' and the forensic aesthetics of witnessing in the courtroom and beyond
Witness/Host, Documenter/Guest - Hospitality as Synecdoche and its Political Inversions: On Certain Human Rights Encounters in Israel/Palestine
"Being There": Rethinking truth with midiativistas in Rio de Janeiro
Committee as Witness: The governing work of ethical decisionmaking
Finding Foundlings: Drawings and Field Notes from Workshops at the Foundling Museum
Materialities made testimony. Objects as a way to organize the past in the narratives of the National History Museum of Chile.
Reconciliation and the Pedagogy of Witnessing in Canadian Museums and Arts-based Research
The anthropologists' video camera as a stage: Displaced communities' attempt of counter-imaging in Sudan
Witnessing and the Revelation of Responsibility in Urban Suriname
Through the Sensationalist Gaze: The Dissonance of the Human Image in Humanitarian Social Media
Selfies of the State: The Aesthetics of Infrastructural Repair in Kampala
The Intimate Poetics of Large Dams and Settler Common Sense
Picturing the State. Political Representation, Infrastructure, and Visual Culture in Kuwait
The Art of Postindustrial Infrastructure: Jerusalem's Railway Park
Large Dams as Affectively Charged Entities: The Art of Making the Nation
Fog harvesting as trapping: the art and infrastructure of fog capture in Peru
Infrastructure of inspiration: success and style in the production and distribution of mobile applications in Accra, Ghana.
Performing Infrastructure: A dialogue between Anthropology, Art and Activism
Infrastructural crisis in Accra's contemporary art
Creativity, infrastructure and critique in Dakar
Infrastructural Bricolage: politics and the absence of arts infrastructure
Bringing publics into existence: plans, contestation and urban governance in Beirut
Ironic Infrastructures: Roadsides and the Aesthetics of Laughter
Re-Shaping Wealth: Matter as Dissident De-colonial Agency In the Work of Chilean Visual Artist Alejandra Prieto
The contemporary archeology of recyclables: One's trash is another's art
Matters of Matter: domestic drawings and the turning of leaves
Becoming a seismograph body
Forget the post-colonial state! we have arrived!
Slow Praxis, Film-making and Academe : lessons and legacies from "Cottonopolis".
Praxis through the hand, mind, heart and eye.
Refugees- Whose crisis? Moving beyond 'pity and fear' to a dialectical media practice.
Yuta anthropology: a remix experiment
Displacement and the Oral Narrative of a Sari: Between Life and an Exhibition
Mounted by Orisa : Praxis and Representation of 'Outsider Artists' Personal Landscapes in Political Reality
Singing Songs of the Jewish Underworld of Pre-WW2 Poland: Re-telling the story of the urban poor
Being an embodied practitioner and researcher
The Medicalised Subject: Voice, language and emotion in organ transplant patients
Matter and Reciprocity; material transplants and art pedagogy
When words fail - an interdisciplinary investigation into the phenomenological effects of heart transplantation
Controversy, Censorship, and Subversion in American Organ Donor Memorials Projects
The representation of organ transfer and the making of knowledge: A story from Kerala, India
'The Body is a Big Place': Performing Body Parts, Bodies as Metaphor, and Presenting the Un-representable
The Good Crisis: How Transient Identity Saves Modern Museums
Making Meaning in Museums: The Value of a "Talk Story" Approach
World in rather than archives out: reuniting fieldwork with the anthropology museum
Making communities at the end of the world: doing what we can, with what we have.
On the virtues of universities, libraries, and museums
Margaret Mead's Museum Humanism
UNESCO as a Museum
Exploring the Economics of Fetishism: Igbo Uli Ethno-aesthetics in Craft and Econo-art
Listing cultures: politics of representation and heritagization of Indonesian traditional textiles
Beauty and its Dilemmas
Reflections on the [im]possibilities of Beauty.
Beauty as a Strange Tool: Fascination with Beauty and a the Knowledge in Arts
Art as a Theoretical Source for Social Theory: Paul Klee and the Notion of Crowd and Protest
Dilemmas of Beauty in equatorial Africa: Representations of Power, Sexuality, and Bodily Aesthetics
The (Im)possible Quest of the Ideal: Studying Women's Body Transformations in Contemporary India
'Lean' into power: globalization, new media and changing female 'beauty regimes' in Bhutan
Creative Spaces, Self-Authorship and Mutual Interdependence
Landscapes of pilgrimage and figures of pilgrims: an essay in location and dislocation.
Homecomings and Identity: A case of a Japanese in the UK
Hostility, hospitality, and home: Connecting Grenfell, Windrush, and Brexit.
Your dream home awaits you: Painting as social engagement in an Australian public housing renewal project
Representation of Homemaking, Lived Experience and Inner Turbulence: Archival Research of Overseas Chinese Qiaopi Remittance Letters
The Games and Toys Series
Comfort foods, liminality and non-refoulement in Hong Kong
A market for museums or the path followed by a modern art collection. Buenos Aires 1956-1960
The Value of the Berndt's Flour BinThe rediscovery of Indigenous Australian cultural objects collected before 1948 by Ronald and Catherine Berndt in a Flour Bin will be the focus of changing values ov
Destroy to Save. Objects selection and value hierarchy in a national film archive
Appraising collections: understanding institutional values of the Sir William MacGregor collection and their impact
Museum Objects as a Currency of Cultural Exchange
The enigma of liku (Fijian fibre skirts) in museums: trade, translation and reconsideration
Collections, Science & Politics: Distributing Duplicate Anthropological Specimens at the Smithsonian Institution
Foundry or museum: the price of the past
Pots and Patterns: transacting values in British New Guinea.
Far from home: realms of value established for a Torres Strait Saibai Mawa mask
Keg No 5: Bird Collecting and the Value of Specimens from the US North Pacific Expedition (1853-56)
Gifting, Barter, and Auctions: Currencies in the Biography of a 19th Century Ethnographic Collection from Papua New Guinea
Museum exchange and the role of the 'duplicate': Kew and the trade in biocultural objects
A Quest for the Dragon's Egg in the Artworld of Mohd. Din Mohd.
The Trickster at Rest: Andalusian Dreams in the Maqamat al-Saraqusti
'Mirages are common here': oneiric mediations in artistic responses to the Nigeria-Biafra war
Dreams, Art Making, and Ethnographic Knowledge
An infrastructure of images across the everyday life, the digital and the Imaginal realm
Happenings Live on the Surface of Dreams
Restoring the Faith: Vernacular repainting of Catholic devotional statuary in Ireland. A photographic documentation by Tim Daly.
Art and Karamat (Miracles) among Shia Artists in Kuwait
The artistry of tradition. Challenging spaces and conceptual boundaries through performance art.
Masks of the Canela Indians of Brazil: A Study of the Photographic and Film Collection
Tibetan Buddhist Tantric art (semiotic cognitive designs) turn to reflexive praxis: A global nexus for the unchallenged
Mayan offering vessels as tools for creation
Interdisciplinary archival practices: An archive of creative observation.
Governmental Control and Archives: The Image of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the International Red Cross Museum's Poster Archive
Protecting Patrimony through Sacred Scholarship: Documenting Haitian Ritual Arts
Raising mental monuments. Notes on the mnemonic processes embedded in Ni-Vanuatu sandroing.
From fishing to fashion: The aesthetics of Indigenous products in contemporary Taiwan
Indigenous Representation In a Different Light
Returning the Past to an Imagined Present: How The Yale Peruvian Expedition of 1911 Created an Inca Heritage
The Hidden and the Unknown: Amazonian Exhibitions at the British Museum
(P105) Museums and Anthropology: Colonial and post-colonial collections seen through museums, art and history
Great Expectations - A Portrait of the Wisbech & Fenland Museum (UK)
Fishes out of water
Practice, Process, Performance (refuse, art, artefact)
Enchanted encounters: reaffirming a magical heritage.
Making a museum: Reimagining borders
Decolonising the National Museums of Kenya
Colonial museum collections, heritage and representations of the self : A case study of Naga textiles in the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Revisiting Serampore's colonial heritage in India and in Denmark
Consuming the large in tourism - the city
Meanings and myths: Semiotics of Edinburgh Castle
Small Lenses, Bigger Pictures- Representing the Large on Instagram
Tracing the Production of Chamula Dolls: A Journey of the Imagination
The District Arts Palace: Artist-activists negotiating space, politics, and action in the age of Trump
Artistic expressions in India: from the people to the people
TrainWreck, or The Failures of Infrastructure: Reflections on a Creative People and Place project
Drawings of stories told
The Voids in the Archives as a Critical Practice
Arts-based research practices and the political imagination
How Cultural Heritage is shaped by North African Jews in Israel
War, Slavery, and Aggression: Themes of Violence in Votive Practice
The Sensory Eclecticism of the Ni'matnama
Treasure vases, the Tibetan Buddhist ritual objects practised by Chinese Han Tibetan Buddhists in mainland China
Scientific aesthetics of spiritual healing and negotiating national identity in post-socialist Mongolia
Struggle for separateness: embodiment, materiality and performativity in Naxi ritual
The Ethical Art Museum Curator: from Ethnographer to Ethnographer
Curation and Art Exhibition: Anthropological Knowledge(s) within an Ethnographic Reflection
Working with Wayang: Curating Indonesian Puppets at the Yale University Art Gallery
Muddling the Museum: Performance, intervention and being de-colonial
Reframing New Guinea Art for a #FreeWestPapua
Thinking culture first. Challenges in creating object stories for non-western art
Perspectives and visions. About the uses of ethnographic artefacts in art museums and exhibitions discourses in Italy.
Theory on the display. New Polish Contemporary Art Museums
Curating art in the "age of the brain"
‚Portrait as Dialogue' - a transcultural encounter
"The sound exists only in your own body". Art, disability, and the potential of sensorially-evocative media art for anthropology.
Drawing and breathing: Navigating densities of mind, material and self
Investigating body archives in the limen between human and non-human: an anthropology of movement modes.
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