Thinking like a Folklorist

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Reciprocity in Fieldwork

by Jim Griffith The relationship between folklorist and informant is, by its very nature, reciprocal. To start off, I don’t really like the word “informant” … Read more

Remapping LA

by Alison M. De La Cruz On April 17, 2019, ArtChangeUS: Arts in a Changing America convened nearly 400 arts and cultural workers for ReMap LA, … Read more

A Photo Is Not Reality

Story and photographs by Steven Meckler When I was in middle school, I had a dream in which I was walking around framing things I … Read more