Still and moving images are routinely used by anthropologists of crafts and techniques, yet the literature investigat- ing such images critically is scarce. Arguably images of craft-making have certain characteristics that make them stand out as special cases of visual data derived from ethnographic research. Contributors here reflect critically on their own image-making practices in the field, and address a range of issues relating to fieldwork methodology, images of craft as objects in their own right, and participatory image-making practices.
One Image, Two Stories: Ethnographic and Touristic Photography and the Practice of Craft in Mexico
Unpacking Craft Skills: What Can Images Reveal about the Embodied Experience of Craft?
After the Event: Video and Its Potential for Uncovering Information
Trevor H. J. Marchand
A Diary of Filmmaking with Djenné Masons: From “Studies of” toward “Studies with”
Tom G. Svensson
On Craft and Art: Some Thoughts on Repatriation and Collecting Policy—The Case of Collections at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo
Anders Emil Rasmussen
Images as Things: Photographing and Filming kastom in Papua New Guinea