Special Issue:

Creative Ethnography: Epistemologies, Pedagogies, Possibilities

Volume 22(1), 2019

Cover and Front Matter

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction
Kayla Rush

Cover Image: Fear and Fire
Angela Stephanie Mazzetti


Bombo Road, Kampala
Ruth Kelly

Brian McGahey

Okbichaloni (Things Aren’t Always What They Seem to Be. Know That for Sure): Hustling, HIV, and Hope in Luoland, Western Kenya
Gemma Aellah


Fieldwork in Silence: A Photo-Story of Honey in Southeast Angola
João Afonso Baptista

Graphic Possibilities: Ethnographic Comic Book about Hepatitis C and Injecting Drug Use
Aleksandra Bartoszko

A Printer’s Destiny
Anna Heitger

Everyday Shops
Anna Skoura


Urban Cultivators
Chris Hellwig

The Juggler: How Social Circus Helps Children from the Stellenbosch Area in South Africa to Embody, Become Aware of, and Challenge the Walls in Their Landscape
Sophie Kalker


Mind the Gap: The Case for Adopting an Ethno-Drama Writing Style in Sensitive Organizational Ethnography
Angela Stephanie Mazzetti

Creative Ethnographies: Writing Exile, Theatre, and Citizenship
Lidis Garbovan


Indignation, Knowledge, and That Time on the Bus
Michele Wisdahl

Point of View, Narrative Voice, and Ethnographic Representation: Writing Everyday Violence in 2010s Mexico
Hettie Malcomson

Dreams, Death, and the Irish Question
Matthew McCoy

Epistolary Fragments for an Anthropology of Loneliness
Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Mythily Meher

Kayla Rush

The Bol Bam Pilgrimage: Reflections on a Not So Adventurous Adventure
Cora Gaebel

An Ethnographic Experience: Freedom, Fiction, and Medicine Women in Afrofuturist Contexts
Carolina Nvé Díaz San Francisco

Geese in the Hammer
Scott McKendry

Beloved Monster: Ethnographies of Mexico City
Oralia Gómez-Ramírez

Of Bodies and Documents: A Reportage from a Transylvanian Village
Ana Chiritoiu

Ethnographic Exploration of a Sensorial Underwater World
Rasmus Rodineliussen

Dancing Tango in Buenos Aires
Federica Banfi

Learning to Fly: A Story Tale for My Three Year Old Son. An Unconventional Ethnographic Restitution of a Creative Investigation on Body Suspensions.
Federica Manfredi

Creative Practice

The Art of the Game: Visual Methods, Artistic Engagement, and Playful Ethnography
Maruška Svašek

Exploring a Diffuse and Unstructured Participatory Action Research Frame: Mourning as a Tool for Social Interposition in Tirana, Albania
Kailey Rocker and Arba Bekteshi

The Meaning of Pain: Exploring the Intersections of Poetry and Ethnography
Catherine Trundle and Susan Wardell

Visual Arts as Methods of Research: Some Reflections from an Ethnography with HIV Positive Teenagers
Francesca Cancelliere

Accidental Ethnografiction: Reflections on the Value of Creative Writing in Anthropology
Ellen Wiles

Putting ‘Talk’ Out There: The Cork Folklore Project’s Recipe Book for Dissemination
Clíona O’Carroll

Land, the Wiwa Map, and Coca Plants: Curating Memories of an Unfinished Armed Conflict
Sofía Natalia González-Ayala and Juliana Botero-Mejía

Knowing by Doing: Connecting to the Field in Irish Music through Creative Practice on the Cello
Kaylie Streit

Creative Pedagogy

Activist Teaching: Three Steps to Make Activism Part of the Anthropological Learning Process
David Whyte

Drawing on Thick Descriptions in Architectural Pedagogy
Nuala Flood

StreetSpace Studio: Architecture Learns Anthropology
Agustina Martire