I'm an anthropologist studying creative uses of technology, alternative intellectual property, music, and soundscapes.
This blog is also a space for experiments in sound studies, studio biographies, and ethnography as I conduct my fieldwork in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
A month or so ago, the Social Science Research Council published the epic report, Media Piracy in Emerging Economies. It’s distributed under a Consumer Dilemma license, part of which states that it’s: US$8 for non-commercial use in high-income countries—a list … Continue reading
Reposted from my entry on Dutty Artz: “They’re widows,” the woman standing behind the till explained. I had spotted the two viudas, Rosita and Ricardina, dancing slowly to the huaynos playing on the speakers. This was one of those tiny … Continue reading