Part of the series “Graphic Ethnography on the Rise” published in Fieldsites‘ Theorizing the Contemporary. Cite As: Spray, Julie. 2022. “What Does Drawing Do for the Anthropology of Childhood?.” Theorizing the… Read more What does drawing do for the anthropology of childhood? →
A Story of (what is?) Art and Online Research with Children During a Pandemic By Julie Spray, Jean Hunleth and Hannah Fechtel Spray, Julie, Hannah Fechtel, and Jean Hunleth. 2022.… Read more What do Arts-Based Methods Do? →
Book Review: Drawing as Ethnographic Practice Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method. By Andrew Causey. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.Making Comics. By Lynda Barry. Montreal: Drawn and… Read more Drawing Journals →
Adults don’t know everything. This is a story of what we learned from talking to kids about asthma.
Tasha’s infant daughter Kayleigh was diagnosed with asthma at the E.R., and Tasha was sent home with a nebuliser “breathing machine” and albuterol. Tasha has continued administering albuterol to Kayleigh ever since, including every morning before Kayleigh gets up for school.
The children of Tūrama School, where I conducted by doctoral research, produced a lot of drawings during my time with them. Meanwhile, I also produced a number of drawings with them.