Exhibition Announcement: The Umbrella Festival, Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 2, 2015 in news

For the next few weeks, I will be working with Oscar Ho and a team of faculty and students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong on a special exhibition at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong. The Umbrella Festival is a celebration of the stories, sentiments, and artistic […]

Talking in Detroit at Wayne State

Posted by Ian on Aug 2, 2014 in news

I will be visiting Detroit to participate in and speak at a workshop on Critical Engagements with Post-Industrial Transformations hosted by Wayne State and organized by Krysta Ryzewski and Laura McAtackney. Information on the participants and plans can be found at: http://detroitarchaeology.wordpress.com/archaeologies-of-the-present-workshop-august-2014/

‘An Innocent City’ featured on CNN TÜRK

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in news, press, reviews

CNN Turk has produced a nice TV feature of ‘An Innocent City’ that aired last week. You can watch the newscast here (note – in Turkish): http://displayer.prnet.com.tr/TvDisplayer.aspx?date=22.07.2014&FileName=7eefc692-d0c5-4542-b17f-7280f462e4fc  

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Today’s Zaman

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Hatice Kubra Kula from Today’s Zaman has written a great feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read it here: http://www.todayszaman.com/arts-culture_exhibit-inspired-by-museum-of-innocence-knits-people-together_354066.html

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Daily Sabah

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Kaya Genç from Daily Sabah has written a wonderful feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read more here: http://www.dailysabah.com/arts-culture/2014/07/26/an-exhibition-in-search-of-an-innocent-city

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Hurriyet Daily News

Posted by Ian on Jul 21, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Emrah Güler from Hurriyet Daily News in Istanbul has written a feature on the recently opened exhibition ‘An Innocent City’. Read the entire feature here: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/istanbul-exhibition-reveals-modest-musings-on-an-innocent-city-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=69380&NewsCatID=385

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, Conversations, Criticisms – Published!

Posted by Ian on Nov 22, 2013 in news

I am happy to report that after two years of editorial work, Art and Archaeology – the newest addition to Springer’s One World Archaeology series – has been published. You can see a preview of the book here: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+%26+archaeology/book/978-1-4614-8989-4 Thank you so much to all the contributors for your amazing support and wonderful writing, and a huge […]

‘Cultural Creativity’ & ‘Archaeological Influences in the Arts’

Posted by Ian on Sep 20, 2012 in academic, arts, essays, publications | No Comments

2012 Entries for The Oxford Companion to Archaeology, Oxford University Press, Oxford.  

Japan’s tradition of automata

Posted by Ian on Mar 12, 2012 in blog

Any words I might offer would only diminish how amazing this tradition is… From Matthew Allard: Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines). Using nothing more than pulleys and weights they were […]

Videos from the Winter 2012 Symposium

Posted by Ian on Feb 14, 2012 in blog

From Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Article source: http://urbanheritages.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/videos-from-the-winter-2012-symposium/