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

Forum Practice

Bricolage in a Can

The story of one research team’s journey into the brand culture of alcoholic energy drinks.

Magazine

Mobile Autonomy

How the mobile revolution is challenging traditional gender roles in India.

Curation

Cultural Anthropologist Susan Kresnicka Reveals How Her Core Passions Help Hollywood Thrive ↗

Forbes / 01.20.2016

I encourage our clients to focus less on trend-chasing and more on understanding the broader cultural forces.