Special Issue: Making as Method: Reimagining Traditional and Indigenous Notions of “Craft” in Research Practice
AbstractIn this special issue of “making as method” we aim to help shift the cultural narrative about craft by celebrating a diverse range of creative researchers who disrupt Western ways of knowing, celebrate a reclaiming of Indigenous knowledge and methods, provide space for decolonising practices, and in this digital age, reimagine traditional and Indigenous notions of craft in research. These authors in this issue all theorise their craft and provide, a rich and varied theoretical justification for “making as method.”
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