The conversation around climate change today is polarized. Rather than continuing the current “us vs. them argument,” art can help shift our mentality toward fixing what we know to be problematic. Attracting conservative support by leading with energy variety, technological innovation, and potential jobs is an attempt to cross the bridge and unite conservative, moderate,… Continue reading Take a Look at Potential Future: 2050 By Margaret White in the Current Issue of PA!
Searching Solidarity Walking through the mountains between ravines inside myself, I felt that everything was finished with me. That my ancestors did not leave a flower in me that could bloom among so many weeds and among so many thorns...... Until one uncommon day, when the winds are released from their routines starting, contrary new… Continue reading Creative Works, October Issue: Searching Solidarity
Hope Behind the Shadow of Pain! I will draw my dreams on the wall of hope. A hope of finding home Hope of going to school Hope of holding my parent’s Hands and walk through the darkness without feeling scared. It seems hard, but from the Heart of disaster I will be waiting For somehow… Continue reading Upcoming Issue highlight. The art of Salam Noah.
What can anthropology bring to the arts and what can the arts bring to anthropology? Exploring an Artist’s Intangible and Material World considers this. Mosse works with materials such as briquette ash, nails and dust. When completed the Materials Library for What's with the Apocalypse? contained over seventy materials. Displayed against a backdrop of water and the… Continue reading Exploring an Artist’s Intangible and Material World
UNDEAD AUTOETHNOGRAPHY By Michael Adair-Kriz Key words: dialysis, organ transplantation, rapid assessment ethnography Viper Bite I watch my blood pulse through the plastic tubing at an average rate of 300 ml per minute. I know it’s 300 ml per minute because that is what I’ve programed it to be. The NxStage machine pumps sangre out… Continue reading Read Undead Ethnography in the July issue of PA
Our summer issue is out. We are excited to share the work of collaborating authors in this issue of Practicing Anthropology. Check out the content and download the issue from a library or the SfAA website ASAP. We look forward to your thoughts and ideas related to this issue. FIRST PERSON CREATIVE PIECES AND POLICY/PRACTICE/ENGAGEMENT … Continue reading Summer issue is out!
See the summer issue of Practicing Anthropology (coming soon) for this article and more of Dan's art. "The following creative prose, Psychedelic Healing: The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper, is a culmination of collaborative writing experiments designed to uncover noetic experiences. We define the noetic as deeply insightful moments of knowing that are… Continue reading The Spiritual Polishing of a Battle Fatigued Paratrooper: Collaborative Writing and Noetics in Fieldwork By Katinka Hooyer with Dan Kasza
Deadline for Storying Climate Change has been Extended to December 1, 2018!
PA accepts creative submissions all year. You can submit your work on any related topic or submit your creative work for consideration in a special issue. Anthropologists are often artists. Art is often the most powerful way to express our work. We are interested in creating a space for anthropologists and collaborating partners to share… Continue reading Practicing Anthropology Call for Creative Submissions!