Xavier Leenders

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Capturing Knowledge: Ethnographic Interviews

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 4 years ago<p>In May 2014, my colleague, Ross Chadwick, and I travelled to Hobart to interview …

Western Australia

Secret Life of an Obsessive Airbnb Host

Story by George Tzortzis<br>Illustrations by Hawk Krall<p>5.22.14<p>Share:<p>Determined to quit his tired government job, one D.C. office drone saves $25,000 by …

Chicago Sports Museum gets into the game

At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!<p>Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most bookish among us to discuss the Bulls' lack of offense or the …

The Eharo Mask

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 5 years ago<p>The Eharo and Mask tradition in PNG<p>The Anthropology and Archaeology Department<p><b>Written By Xavier …

Papua New Guinea

Enough Rope

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 4 years ago<p>We've dated the Rope!<p>A little while ago, we posted a blog about a section of <b>Egyptian rope.</b> Looking to …

Archaeology

Roped off… Until now.

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 4 years ago<p>How old is the Rope?<p><b>Written by Xavier Leenders</b><p>Perhaps you’ve heard the joke about the museum and rope? Or …

Archaeology

War Shields and Dance Masks of Papua New Guinea

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 4 years ago<p>We’re always working on new and exciting stuff here in the Anthropology & Archaeology Department; it’s …

Papua New Guinea

The Kashmiri Kangri

<b>Xavier Leenders's blog</b> | Created 4 years ago<p>A recent acquisition in the Anthropology & Archaeology Department<p><b>Written By Megan Williams</b><p>It’s always …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

Billionaire "Star Wars" creator <b>George Lucas</b>, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art andmovie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled in San Francisco.<p>Mayor <b>Rahm Emanuel</b> wants the …

San Francisco

Video-Painting The Walls Of The Brooklyn Museum Is The Best Way To Tag

Video-painting experts, SWEATSHOPPE, allowed museum-goers to "tag" some pristine walls last night.<p>Bruno Levy and Blake Shaw (SWEATSHOPPE) at the Brooklyn Museum from SWEATSHOPPE on Vimeo.<p>Last night, the Brooklyn Museum hosted its annual Artists Ball, where it awarded its higheset honors to art …

Brooklyn Museum

Tate on Twitter: "When do ruins become art? Join artists Laura Oldfield-Ford and Jon Savage, Tate Britain http://t.co/7EosaWVuvp http://t.co/W61zV5uxNo"

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