Anthropology // Aesthetics // Heritage // Material Culture in Mexico & the UK
2019. The Value of Aesthetics: Oaxacan woodcarvers in Global Economies of Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press.
ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
2023. 'Writing Practices' and Writing 'Practices': observation and struggle in fieldnotes about artisanal work.' In C. Bose and M. Mohsini, eds. Encountering Craft
Methodological Approaches from Anthropology, Art History, and Design. Abingdon: Routledge. (Download text only)
2021. Participatory Research in Mesoamerica and Data Protection in Europe (and elsewhere). Annals of Anthropological Practice 44(3): 152-156. (Download text only)
2020. The Politics of Craft and Working Without Skill. In. D. Wood, ed. Craft Is Political: Economic, social and technological Contexts. London: Bloomsbury. (Download text only)
2018. “Making” Hierarchies of Labour in Mexican Artisanal Workshops.’ Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 24(S1): S61-S74. (Download text only)
2016. The Art of Indigeneity: aesthetics and competition in Mexican economies of culture. Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology 81(1): 152-177. (Download text only)
2016. Who Authors Crafts? Producing woodcarvings and authorship in Oaxaca, Mexico. Critical Craft: Technology, Globalization and Capitalism Clare Wilkinson-Weber and Alicia Ory de Nicola (eds). London: Bloomsbury, pp. 19-34. (Download text only)
2015. The Allure of Art and Intellectual Property: artisans and industrial replicas in Mexican cultural economies. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 21(4): 820-837. (Download text only)
2015. One Image, Two Stories: Ethnographic and Touristic Photography and the Practice of Craft in Mexico’ Visual Anthropology 28 (4): 277-285. (Download text only)
BOOK REVIEWS & RESEARCH NOTES
2018. What Can Witchcraft Do in Mexico? Anthropology News, October 28, 2018.
2018. Review of 'A goddess in motion: visual creativity in the cult of María Lionza' by Roger Canals. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 24(4): 860-861.
2016. Review of 'The Business of Creativity: Toward an Anthropology of Worth' by Brian Moeran. American Ethnologist 43(1): 203-204.
2015. Review of ‘Locations of Envy: An ethnography of Aguabuena Potters’ by Daniella Castellanos Montes. Dissertation Reviews no. 11187.
2014. Review of ‘The Making of Asmat Art: Indigenous Art in a World Perspective’ by Nick Stanley. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 20(2): 372-373.
2014. Review of ‘World Art: An Introduction to the Art in Artefacts’ by Ben Burt. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 20(3): 583-584.
2012. American Aesthetics and Chinese copies: the new politics of artisanship in Oaxaca, Mexico. Anthropology News 53(10) [December 2012]: 48-49.