Art +
Ethnography
Issue
A streetscape on a sunny day. The sidewalk is busy. Most of the street signs and shop signs have kanji on them.

When deep research produces complex insights that are then applied to any creative endeavour, it is exciting. But when it is applied to art, the results seem almost magical. Peeps Issue 3 looks at the moments when art becomes ethnography and when ethnography becomes art. Editorial

The Writing on the Wall

Making with Magic

A still from Leviathan. A tattooed man in a grey tank top, seen through glass, works aboard the ship. His head is tilted to the side, his expression shows fatigue, and a cigarette dangles from his lips.

Debating Leviathan

Because We Haven’t Left

The Extraordinary Dakinis

Peeps is New Again! →

Podcast

Peeps Playlist

Peeps Playlist 1:
September 16th, 2019.

Cultural context and a healthy dose of human insight mix to make some great tunes in our first playlist. Help us make it deeper and richer (and more fun :))…

Editorial

Issue 3 of Peeps

Welcome to Issue 03 of Peeps Magazine. We’re back and better than ever!

The red numeral 3 is superimposed over a photograph of a city sidewalk. Japanese writing appears on a sign. A shop window reflects traffic, a line of parked cars, and a man walking away from the camera.

Archives

Magazine Talk The Arts

The Extraordinary Dakinis

A conversation with Rima Fujita on female strength in Buddhism, and the ethnographic power of art.

Magazine

Welcome to the Cyber Village

How Indonesia’s RT 36 Taman Kampoeng (or Kampoeng Garden) became Kampoeng Cyber.

Curation

Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People) ↗

Fast Company / 04.20.2016

A new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being “more creative.”