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Articles and Book Chapters

2020. Participatory Research in Mesoamerica and Data Protection in Europe (and elsewhere). Annals of Anthropological Practice (forthcoming).

2020. The Politics of Craft and Working Without SkillIn. D. Wood, ed. Craft Is Political: Economic, social and technological Contexts. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming).

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.

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.

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